Category Archives: 1960s

Whitman Candies — 1965 (Valentine’s Day)

Leo Lochner, Candy Master. Thank you, Candy Master!



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Nestle’s $100,000 Bar — 1968

I’ve just passed 100,000 visits to this site! Thanks to all my followers and visitors! — Paula

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Beatle Boots — 1964


Bring these back!

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Authentic Beatle Wigs — 1964


“Dig this new cool party fad. It’s a gas!”

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Beatles Stuff — 1964


“Woolworth’s is your BEATLE headquarters.” Hurry — that wallpaper’s gonna go fast!

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Seagram’s Canadian Whisky — 1960 (Winter Olympics)

The beautiful people mingling in Squaw Valley for some sort of sporting event.

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Havoline Motor Oil — 1968 (WInter Olympics)

This is kind of clever. But today they’d be sued clear into next year for using…certain symbols.

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Monsanto AstroTurf — 1967


As American as fake grass.
 

Chevrolet Trucks — 1963


Some football players are only marginally smaller.

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Arpege Perfume by Lanvin — 1963


I used to wear Arpege — before Lanvin, in a snit, cut off sales in the US because they thought it was being sold at outlets that were lacking in glamour (I bought it at Penney’s, which…yeah). I don’t know if it’s back on US shelves, but I bought a bottle online recently, and it appears they’ve tinkered with the formula, because it just doesn’t smell the same now. It smells very harsh. Pity.

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