Did Coca-Cola once have cocaine in it? Amazingly, yes. Originally marketed as a health drink when it debuted in the 1880s, Coca-Cola was said to cure everything from a migraine (aka “sick headache”) to physical exhaustion to depression.
The history of Dr Pepper is surprisingly long – starting back in the 1800s, in fact. Here’s how the brand began and grew and grew to become one of the most popular soft drinks in the world.
Bubble Up lemon-lime soda had its ups and downs since the brand was registered back in the 1920s, but it never got ahead of 7-UP, or could compete with the likes of Sprite and Teem. Find out more about this retro soda here!
See these vintage McDonald’s restaurants – the food, menu boards, uniforms, old ads and retro architecture – starting back when fries were 10 cents in the ’50s, to the food concepts of the ’90s.
Vintage Tab Diet Cola was one of the biggest names in the low- and no-calorie soda market back in the ’60s and ’70s. In October 2020, Coca Cola announced that the pop was finally being discontinued.
What were vintage 1970s supermarkets like – and how do they compare to today’s grocery store options? Take a look back several decades to see!
Look back at dozens of flavors of vintage Shasta sodas – including root beer, sparking lemonade, cream soda, pineapple cola and more from the ’60s, ’70s and ’80s.
The monumentally-successful ‘I’d like to buy the world a Coke’ ad campaign was heard all over the world back in 1971. See the commercial here!
Take a look back at vintage Pizza Hut restaurants, and some of the popular foods they served over the years – plus find out the history of the chain!
In 1985, Coca Cola debuted ‘New Coke’ and dropped the 100-year-old popular recipe. That decision lives on in PR infamy. Here’s the story.
Coca Cola’s images of Santa Claus molded our national concept of the jolly old man, and it’s lasted through changing tastes and electronic times.
Vintage diet sodas became all the rage in the ’80s when Nutrasweet (aspartame) was a new sugar-free replacement for saccharine.
Here’s a retro recipe for a zippy molded gelatin-based salad that has a jewel-like appearance. It’s a Cherry Coke Salad – and yes, that means it has 2 cups of Coca-Cola in it, too.
Coke keeps you thin! (1961 Coke commercial) In this 1961 Coca-Cola commerical, actress Connie Clausen explains that Coke is low in calories and will help keep
Pepsi-Cola goes right along with the wholesome trend in diet. Today’s Pepsi, reduced in calories, is never heavy, never too sweet. Have a Pepsi and refresh without filling.
“My! Pepsi makes me feel ready for a good day’s work” Nothing to put you in prime fighting trim — to make you feel like