“Get a horse” 1966 magazine ad appealing to parents

This simple magazine ad from 1966 shows why parents (who are the ones who will actually pay for the thing) will love this toy horse.

It says things like:

  • No batteries required.
  • Easy to assemble.
  • Safe on daddy’s knee.

While it’s obviously a fun toy for the child, it’s the parents who need to understand it’s benefit to buy it!

Hot Dr Pepper Drink ☕️

In 1969 Dr. Pepper ran an advertising campaign to show people you could also drink Dr. Pepper as a hot beverage.

This is reminiscent of when Campbell’s Soup dried to …

1969 McDonald’s BigMac launched ad

In 1969 this was how the famous McDonald’s BigMac was launched. I love the simplicity of this ad, and how it relies on a strong headline and simple picture to …