This edition of The Week That Was is brought to you by your Coca-Cola bottlers, makers of Sprite. Now, more than ever, it’s Sprite!
I know they still make 7up, but you don’t hear about it much anymore, except for around this time of year. I always liked 7up, even better than Sprite, which goes to show you that marketing is everything.
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This edition of The Week That Was is brought to you by Kmart, your Christmas saving place!
Things are not well for Kmart, or its parent company, Sears Holdings. They filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy in mid-October of this year. I can’t envision a world without Kmart or Sears.
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This edition of The Week That Was is brought to you by Kodak, who wishes you some merry, merry pictures!
YouTube user SomeClassicGameMusic has created a couple of videos of Christmas commercials from the ’70’s and ’80’s that I’ll be using the next several weeks. Hope you like them!
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Here’s Bing Crosby for Minute Maid Orange Juice.
We’ll be hearing a lot more from Bing as the Christmas season progresses. Note that one of his sons is wearing a Pittsburgh Pirates jersey. Bing was a 25% shareholder in the team from 1946 until his death in 1977.
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This edition of The Week That Was is brought to you by The Roy Clark Big Note Guitar Songbook. Only $9.95 plus postage and handling.
Roy Clark died this past Thursday of complications from pneumonia at the age of 85. He was a tremendous guitar player and also a very funny man. Rest in peace, Roy.
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