An early-1990s series of Diet Pepsi ads featured blues singer Ray Charles and the then-current tagline, “You got the right one, baby!”
Space Jam is a 1996 American live-action/animated film starring Michael Jordan and Wayne Knight and the voices of Billy West, Dee Bradley Baker and Danny DeVito. The movie also marks the debut of Lola Bunny, who in this film is voiced by Kath Soucie. Click here to read more and listen to the theme song »
Joe Camel (officially Old Joe) was the advertising mascot for Camel cigarettes from late 1987 to July 12, 1997, appearing in magazine advertisements, billboards, and other print media. Click here to read about the controversy »
Reading Rainbow is an American children’s television series aired by PBS from June 6, 1983 until August 28, 2009 that encouraged reading among children. The award-winning series garnered over 200 broadcast awards, including scores of Emmy Awards, many for “Outstanding Children’s Series.” Click here to read more and watch the intro »
Lite-Brite is a toy, created by Hasbro in 1967, which allows the user to create glowing designs. It is a light box with small colored pegs that fit into a grid of holes and together create a lit piece of art. Using the colored pegs the user can create designs from imagination or by following stencils. With eight different colored pegs (green, blue, red, yellow, orange, pink, purple and clear) there were many creative options.
Hasbro offered refills of the small colored pegs for more creative option or in case some were lost. Color-by-letter templates were sold with the set so that children could create characters including Mickey Mouse, Scooby-Doo, My Little Pony and more. Click here to watch an old commercial »