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GI Joe, the world's first action figure, turns 50

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SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. (AP) - G.I. Joe is turning 50.

The world's first action figure was introduced in 1964, and Hasbro will be celebrating this month.

G.I. Joe collectors will mark the 50th birthday by displaying their action figures at the New York State Military Museum in Saratoga Springs this Saturday.

Hasbro will announce its anniversary plans during this year's fair in New York, Feb. 16-19.

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