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A leaflet enclosed with the Beans stated that they were also a cure for cirrhosis of the liver, blackheads, and all female complaints, and later they were mainly targeted at women, using glamorous pictures that now appear incongruous with the unattractive product name.
The Slinky was invented in 1943 by Richard James and first sold by Gimbal's Department stores in 1945. In 1960 Richard James gave all his money to a religious cult and moved to Bolivia. In 1962 his wife Betty James, reorganized the company, began an advertising campaign and gave us the Slinky we know today.
Vintage plus-size ads that will remind you how far we've come
Raytheon TV In 1952, Raytheon said its televisions were even adaptable to color when it came along... it was a false claim.
OLD COMMERCIALS #2 (the 70's) Oh MY WORD!!! I COULD QUOTE ALLL OF THESE COMMERCIALS.. IT SEEMS LIKE JUST YESTERDAY I WATCHED THESE EVERY DAY ON TV!!! And I can sing the ENTIRE BOUNCE jingle with that family!! And the Life Cereal commercial "He likes it, Hey Mikey"!!! CLASSIC STUFF HERE MY FRIENDS!!!!