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September 7, 1915

On September 7, 1915, toymaker Johnny Gruelle patented the Raggedy Ann doll. When he was asked why he created such a soft and friendly doll, he said it was because the china-head dolls were just creepy and prone to becoming … Continue reading

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February 12, 2004

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 2004, Mattel announced that the long running relationship of “Barbie” and “Ken” was ending. The couple had met on the set of their first TV commercial in 1961 and had dated over forty years … Continue reading

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