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Barbie celebrates Elvis Presley with collectible doll

Reuters
Barbie celebrates Elvis Presley with collectible doll

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The female doll is dressed in the rockstar's signature 'American Eagle' jumpsuit, which includes a cape and a red scarf

Barbie is celebrating the “King of Rock and Roll,” Elvis Presley, with a collectible doll.

The female doll made by Mattel Inc is dressed in Presley’s “American Eagle” jumpsuit, which features colorful rhinestones, a cape, and a red scarf. Presley wore the jumpsuit during numerous concert appearances.

A special edition Elvis Barbie doll is seen in this picture obtained by Reuters on August 10, 2021.
Mattel/Handout via REUTERS

Elvis’ first RCA single, “Heartbreak Hotel,” was released in 1956 and became the first Elvis single to sell over one million copies, followed by his first album, Elvis Presley, which went to number one on Billboard’s pop album chart.

In 1973 Elvis made television and entertainment history with his Elvis: Aloha from Hawaii via Satellite. It was the first, worldwide live satellite broadcast of a concert and seen in about 40 countries by 1 billion to 1.5 billion people.

Presley died August 16, 1977 at his Graceland home in Memphis, Tennessee. – Rappler.com