If you were a Barbie doll fan in you probably had or wanted to get the new doll in the line up - Skipper came out that year. 'They' tell me she was Barbie's sister and was created to help allay some of the criticism that Barbie was too sexy a doll.
The Sound of Music cast - then and now. The Von Trapp Family Lodge is in Stowe, VT. The real Trapp family, which SoM is inspired by, started and ran this lodge. I have friends who stayed there a few weeks ago.