She looks good for her age! Barbie made her debut on March 9, 1959, and she has been a fashion icon ever since.
She has spent her lifetime helping little girls dream of exciting careers and adventures. She’s been a fashion model, nurse, surgeon, executive, astronaut, Olympic gold medalist, rock star, UNICEF ambassador, aerobics instructor, Army Ranger, pediatrician, veterinarian, dentist, NASCAR driver, art teacher, presidential candidate, American Idol winner, and TV chef.
She’s had more careers than most people dream of. She has a mansion. She has an extensive wardrobe. And who doesn’t want a hot pink Camaro?
Now that Barbie is aging gracefully, here are some NEW Barbie dolls to consider: Continue reading “Happy birthday, Barbie!” »
January 27th is Mozart’s Birthday!
Born in 1756, Mozart began writing music when he was just five years old. He was a boy wonder across Europe. Despite his brilliance, Mozart had a difficult life. Often he received no payment for his work, and the substantial sums he received on other occasions were squandered away by his extravagant lifestyle. Gradually, his health declined. He died penniless and forgotten, to be buried in a pauper’s grave.
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Get out your scones and Yorkshire pudding. The most famous tea party of all – the Boston Tea Party – took place on December 16th, 1773.
A group of colonists disguised as Mohawk Indians boarded three British tea ships and dumped 342 chests of tea into the harbor. The midnight raid was in protest of the British Parliament’s Tea Act of 1773, a bill designed to save the faltering East India Company by greatly lowering its tea tax and granting it Continue reading “Boston Tea Party” »