It's been 56 years since Barbie debuted at the International American Toy Fair in New York. The iconic doll is arguably one of the most classic toys for kids. And boy has she been busy! Here we take a look at Barbie's careers from 1959 through today.

Fashion Model Barbie: 1959

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Barbie was created by Ruth Handler and was introduced in 1959 at the annual Toy Fair in Manhattan. Above, Barbie is depicted as a teenage fashion model.

Fashion Editor Barbie: 1960

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Before Anna Wintour was a household name, there was Barbie, who became a fashion editor in 1960.

Nurse Barbie: 1961

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Registered Nurse Barbie made everyone feel better in 1961.

Flight Attendant Barbie: 1961

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Flight attendant Barbie was ready for take-off in 1961.

Ballerina Barbie: 1961

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1961 was a busy year for Barbie, but she made time to pirouette as a ballerina.

Singer Barbie: 1961

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Barbie tried her turn at the mic as a singer in 1961.

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In 1962, Barbie was a tennis player.

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In 1963, Barbie was a career girl.

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In1965, Barbie was an astronaut.

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In 1965, Barbie was a student teacher.

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In 1973, Barbie was a surgeon.

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In 1974, Barbie was Miss America.

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In 1975, Barbie was an Olympic downhill skier.

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In 1975, Barbie was an Olympic athlete.

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In 1976, Barbie was a ballerina.

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In 1977, Barbie was a fashion model.

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In 1984, Barbie was an aerobics instructor.

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In 1985, Barbie was a veterinarian.

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In 1986, Barbie was an astronaut.

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In 1986, Barbie was a rock star.

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In 1991, Barbie was an Air Force pilot.

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In 1991, Barbie was a Naval petty officer.

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In 1992, Barbie was a Presidential candidate.

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In 1992, Barbie was a rapper.

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In 1992, Barbie was a business executive.

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In 1992, Barbie was a Marine Corps sergeant.

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In 1992, Barbie was a Presidential candidate.

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In 1993, Barbie was a police officer.

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In 1993, Barbie was an Army medic.

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In 1994, Barbie was a scuba diver.

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In 1995, Barbie was a firefighter.

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In 1996, Barbie was a gymnast.

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In 2001, Barbie was an Olympic swimmer.

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In 2002, Barbie was an art teacher.

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In 2003, Barbie was a producer.

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In 2004, Barbie was a Presidential candidate.

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In 2004, Barbie was a Presidential candidate.

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In 2005, Barbie was an "American Idol" contestant.

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In 2006, Barbie was a ballerina.

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In 2007, Barbie was a chef.

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In 2008, Barbie was a soccer coach.

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In 2008, Barbie was a Presidential candidate.

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In 2008, Barbie was a swim instructor.

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In 2008, Barbie was a TV chef.

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In 2009, Barbie was an equestrian rider.

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In 2009, Barbie was a newborn baby doctor.

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In 2010, Barbie was a computer engineer.

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In 2010, Barbie was a computer engineer.

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In 2010, Barbie was a news anchor.

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In 2010, Barbie was a news anchor.

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In 2010, Barbie was a race car driver.

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In 2011, Barbie was a rock star.

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In 2011, Barbie was an architect.

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In 2011, Barbie was an architect.

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In 2012, Barbie was a Presidential candidate.

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In 2012, Barbie was a fashion designer.

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Barbie, who is turning 55 this year, has the cover wrap of the 2014 Sports Illustrated 50th anniversary swimsuit edition.

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In 2014, Barbie was an entrepreneur.

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In 2015, Barbie was a film director.

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