Tag Archives: Coca-Cola

70s Spots: ‘Have A Coke And A Smile’ (Bob Hope, 1979)

“A Coke and a smile – makes me feel good.” Two Coca-Cola commercials today from July of 1979. Both feature the famous “Have A Coke And A Smile” jingle. The first gets a boost of star power from Bob Hope. … Continue reading

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Rad Ads: Coca-Cola ‘Smilin’ Faces’ (1978)

“Coke adds life!” Have a Coke and a smile? Coca-Cola ‘Smilin’ Faces’ originally appeared in the August, 1978 issue of Boy’s Life magazine. (Source: Boy’s Life) Previously on Rad Ads: ‘Cleopatra Jones’ (1973)

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70s Stories In The News: ‘Mean’ Joe Green & Coca-Cola (1979)

‘I was suddenly approachable,’ Greene recalled during a presentation at Coca-Cola headquarters in Atlanta. ‘Little kids were no longer afraid of me, and older people – both women and men – would come up and offer me a Coke.’ While … Continue reading

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Daily 70s Ad: Coca-Cola, ‘For The Real Times’ (1974)

“It’s the real thing. Coke.” Time to gather up family, friends…and polyester sport coats. Daily 70s Ad #343: Coca-Cola, ‘For The Real Times’ originally appeared in the December, 1974 issue of Ebony magazine. (Source: Ebony) Previously on Daily 70s Ad: … Continue reading

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Daily 70s Ad: McDonald’s ‘The Real Thing’ (1972)

“To serve our great hamburgers and french fries with a second-class soft drink – well, we just wouldn’t have it.” Remember when that was a large? Daily 70s Ad #326: McDonald’s ‘The Real Thing’ originally appeared in the December, 1972 … Continue reading

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Daily 70s Ad: Coke ‘Cool Stream’ (1970)

(Click to enlarge) “The world’s two great refreshers – the cool waters of ocean and stream and the taste of Coca-Cola…” Ahhhhhh. Daily 70s Ad #201: Coke ‘Cool Stream’ originally appeared in the July 17, 1970 issue of LIFE magazine. … Continue reading

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