In December of 1954, Disney aired the first of five episodes of their Davy Crockett miniseries on ABC starring Fess Parker as Crockett and Buddy Ebsen as his friend George Russel. That first episode was "Davy Crockett, Indian Fighter" and it gave birth to "The Ballad of Davy Crockett" and an obsession with coon skin caps. Forty years later, Mattel produced a Davy Crockett doll to commemorate the 40th Anniversary of the Davy Crockett television series in 1994.
The opening of the the BarbieDreamhouse Experience near Alexanderplatz square in Berlin, Germany, was marred by a crowd of feminists with nothing better to do than protest an 11 inch plastic child's toy on May 16, 2013. Earlier this month, the first Barbie Dreamhouse Experience opened in South Florida.
There are numerous risks in using compressed air dusters to clean keyboards, electronics and gadgets at work and home. This O2 Hurricane canless air device does not use chemicals like the regular canned air computer dusters, so it is safer to use on doll displays. It blows a lot of forced air--so it will blow things around so use with caution. It comes with several attachments and provides 15 minutes of nonstop 200+ mph thrust using plain air unlike typical chemical-filled canned air dispensers.
In honor of Mother's Day, this article will look at Barbie's origins and family. The Barbie doll was designed by Ruth Handler of Mattel based upon her daughter's paper dolls and the German Bild Lilly doll of the 1960s, so in many ways Ruth Handler is the mother of the Barbie doll.
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