Who is Suzy Homemaker? (1966)

Feb 26, 2017 by

Who is Suzy Homemaker? She’s every little girl who wants to be just like her mother. That’s why all the Suzy Homemaker...

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Stouffer’s ice cream deb...

Jul 28, 2016 by

Since they were already a well-known freezer brand, the company tried to expand outside the TV dinner/frozen meal market back in the...

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Sanford introduces McDonald...

Jul 25, 2016 by

In 1995, Sanford launched McMarkers — two sets of  licensed scented markers — in partnership with McDonald’s. The...

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Lose weight with Zsa Zsa Gabor...

Jul 22, 2016 by

How you can lose weight – and eat what you want! “It happened to me,” says Zsa Zsa Gabor No Drugs… No...

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The quick and quiet Douglas DC...

Jun 16, 2016 by

The quick and quiet Douglas DC-9 is bringing the jet age to just about everybody. The new Douglas DC-9 is opening an entirely new...

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Kellogg’s Concentrate ce...

Jun 10, 2016 by

The little gold box (1963) How it helps you balance your diet every day without a single chart Kellogg’s Concentrate cereal The...

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Summer fun-savers for ’6...

Jun 4, 2016 by

Fun-savers for ’62… from Kodak Save all your summer fun in pictures? These fine Kodak camera make it easier than ever...

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Bell & Howell movie camer...

Dec 27, 2015 by

Focus-Tronic Super 8 movie camera This power focusing camera assures you of razor-sharp zoom movies — without guessing.  ...

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Polaroid instant cameras: OneS...

Oct 21, 2015 by

Watch it happen with Polaroid’s Pronto Three popular Pronto! models for sharp, clear SX-70 pictures.   Watch it happen...

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Sorry, Qubic, Risk and Spill &...

Sep 23, 2015 by

Sorry If they’ve already got Monopoly… let them go chase each other! Sorry is a perennial favorite because it puts...

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The Sunshine Family from Matte...

Aug 31, 2015 by

The Sunshine Family idea Things to do and things to make, Sunshine Family style This unique idea starts with our wholesome family of...

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Don’t be skinny! Try Wat...

Aug 6, 2015 by

Don’t be skinny! (1967) Look better by adding desired pounds this easy way… without pads, exercise or fishy oils  ...

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Everything you want to know ab...

Jul 31, 2015 by

Everything you always wanted to know about Atari Games, etc, etc. Atari games are the forerunner of home computers. And although you...

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VHS or Beta? The argument for ...

Sep 6, 2014 by

Anybody who lived through the great videotape format war of the late 1970s to early 1980s will never forget that signature question: VHS or Beta?

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Jell-O Pudding Pops (1982)

Jul 31, 2014 by

While boxes of Jell-O pudding pops may be but a memory, we can still remember their glory days through these commercials!

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What were they thinking? 12 te...

Jan 23, 2014 by

From awful double entendres to horrible diseases to the just plain bizarre, here are a dozen products from yesteryear with some of the worst names to ever grace grocery store shelves.

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I rode Detroit’s mystery...

Dec 21, 2013 by

I rode Detroit’s mystery car A Post editor tells of a cross-country jaunt in one of motordom’s best-kept automotive secrets...

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Growing Up Skipper doll: From ...

Dec 20, 2013 by

Growing up Skipper: She’s 2 dolls in 1 for twice as much fun! Make her grow from a young girl to a teenager in seconds! A long...

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The DeLorean: Live the dream (...

Nov 12, 2013 by

The DeLorean. Live the dream. Your eyes skim the sleek, sensuous stainless steel body, and all your senses tell you,...

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Trick your sweet tooth: Sun Fl...

Nov 12, 2013 by

How to trick a sweet tooth Deliciously sweet without sugar. Taste Sun Flakes brand cereal, the only crunchy whole grain cereal...

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2-part TV set introduced by Ph...

Nov 5, 2013 by

Philco creates world’s first separate-screen TV set! Keep the set beside your chair… put the picture anywhere! Philco...

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Force cereal: Produces proper ...

Oct 31, 2013 by

Force: The ready-to-serve cereal Produces cheerfulness because proper. Jim Dumps attended with elation His oldest daughter’s...

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8 vintage breakfast cereals fr...

Oct 31, 2013 by

Big new G on the box means… very special Goodness from General Mills Cheerios: The goodness of toasted oats Wheaties: The...

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Fearless Fudgie says Everybody...

Oct 29, 2013 by

Fearless Fudgie says “Everybody likes Kraft Fudgies.” They’re gooey. They’re chewy. They’re chocolaty....

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Diet Frosted Rice Puffs &...

Oct 25, 2013 by

Fewer calories than a slice of dry toast. (and you don’t even have to add sugar) Quaker’s two Diet Frosted cereals have...

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Welch’s introduces a ban...

Oct 24, 2013 by

When you bite our new tart jelly, it bites back a little. Welch’s introduces a bangy, tangy taste. It’s the key...

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Crax: The most imitated cracke...

Oct 22, 2013 by

The original Educator Crax This is the most imitated cracker in America. Why has no one ever equalled it? 1) In dainty texture and...

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Opposites attract: Sweet ̵...

Oct 22, 2013 by

Nabisco announces the perfect wedding of two opposite tastes …sweet & salty in one blissful cracker… A clear case of...

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Baby-Shaped Kimbies disposable...

Oct 20, 2013 by

When it comes to diapers, all the absorbency in the world won’t help, if it’s not in the right place. That’s why we shaped Kimbies like a baby, instead of making it square.

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Sing soap, for the pure joy of...

Oct 17, 2013 by

The startling thing about Sing is the way it makes you feel about yourself. Perhaps cleaner than you’ve ever felt before....

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Kellogg’s introduces Cou...

Oct 14, 2013 by

Kellogg’s introduces Country Morning cereal It’s all natural, crunchy and countrified.  Wake up to a breakfast cereal as...

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1958 Edsel: Steals the show wh...

Oct 13, 2013 by

Edsel: The most beautiful thing that ever happened to horsepower It steals the show wherever you go — the long, clean, powerful...

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New Brown Sugar Cinnamon Toast...

Oct 11, 2013 by

Nabisco announces New Sparkling Toastettes New Brown Sugar Cinnamon Toastettes. With a  shimmery new glaze on top. A little touch of...

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Apple, cherry & pineapple...

Oct 10, 2013 by

Now, an orchard of upside-downs from Betty Crocker. Take your pick. Topping, fruit and a special cake mix to hold the juiciness....

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New Crisp-i-Taters: French-fry...

Oct 10, 2013 by

New Crisp-i-Taters Are they French fries that taste like potato chips? Or are they potato chips that look like French fries?...

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Cows recommend Moo Juice milks...

Oct 9, 2013 by

Based on advertising we could find, Pillsbury introduced their Moo Juice flavored packets of milkshake mix late in 1966 (at least in...

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Speedy Meaty Macaroni & C...

Oct 9, 2013 by

One Dish Wonder #9: Pantry raid that pays off in 20 minute Start off with handy-dandy Mac ‘n Cheese, add a little something,...

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The smart new shape of Princes...

Oct 6, 2013 by

New shape! New defense against dry skin Inside the smart new shape of Princess Dial is your new defense against dry skin. For...

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Walt Disney’s Mary Poppi...

Oct 6, 2013 by

Pick a box of Hefty bags and watch the flowers grow Free! In Hefty bags: Walt Disney’s Mary Poppins Poppin’ Flower Sticks...

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