Barbie debuted at American International Toy Fair in 1959.

Ruth Handler co-founded Mattel and designed Barbie.

Barbie inspired by German doll, Lilli, with "adult" appeal.

Named after Handler's daughter Barbara, Barbie became an instant hit.

Barbie challenged societal norms, evolving over 60 years.

Midge, Teresa, Ken, Christie added to Barbie's world.

Barbie celebrated on March 9 for her iconic legacy.