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VINTAGE CHRISTMAS AD FROM 1958

1956 Cashbox - Dear Santa Measles song
DON’T FORGET TO WEAR YOUR MASK!

Minnie the Moocher - Cab Calloway (1958) | Herb Museum
Cabell "Cab" Calloway III
(December 25, 1907 – November 18, 1994)

Cab Calloway was an American jazz singer, dancer,
bandleader and actor.

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REMEMBER THE COFFEE WOMAN?

The Specialty Revolution - Uncommon Grounds: The History of Coffee and How It Transformed Our World

Category:Virginia Christine - Wikimedia Commons
Virginia Christine (Virginia Christine Ricketts)
(March 5, 1920 – July 24, 1996)

Stage, radio, film, television, and voice actress
Christine had along career as a character actress
in film and television, she is
best remembered
as “Mrs. Olson” (or the “Folger’s Coffee Woman”)
in a string of television commercials for the coffee
company during the 1960’s and ‘70s.
  She died at
her Brentwood home of cardiovascular disease.




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WHERE THE ACTION WAS IN THE 1960’s

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AD CAMPAIGN BEGAN ON THIS DAY IN 1944

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Smokey Bear is an campaign and advertising icon created by the  
U.S.
Forest Service with artist Albert Staehle (below). In the Wildfire
Prevention Campaign, which is the longest-running public service 
announcement (PSA) campaign in United States history.

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Albert Staehle  (1899 – 1974)

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LEGISLATION SIGNED ON THIS DAY IN 1970

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On this day in 1970, President Richard Nixon signs legislation
officially banning cigarette ads on television and radio. Nixon,
who was an avid pipe smoker, indulging in as many as eight
bowls a day, supported the legislation at the increasing
insistence of public health advocates.

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