Tag Archives: 1980s

Mervyn’s Anniversary Sale (circa 1989)

Remember the “Mervyn’s Lady”? Oh-pen-oh-pen-oh-pen-oh-pen….

The 1989 Mercury Sable

Where do you go for great deals on the new ’89 Mercurys (Mercuries)?

Mercedes-Benz 300 CE Coupe: “Form and Function” (circa 1988)

Mercedes-Benz unveils their new luxury coupe.

MCI Primetime (circa 1989)

In the 1980s, long-distance telephone service suddenly found itself competing on the open market thanks to antitrust regulation against Bell Corporation. MCI provided some stiff competition for AT&T for many years until they folded into Verizon–who still gives AT&T a decent level of competition.

 

Marietta Dodge: “VAN-O-MANIA ’89!” (circa 1989)

Before Toyotathon, Atlanta car buyers will probably remember this shrill voice touting VANOOOOOOMAYNIA!!!!! Anyone remember who this was?

Lykes: “When It’s Lykes, It’s Gone” (circa 1989)

A little bit of country wholesomeness from the Lykes boys: a pair of commercials for Lykes cold cuts.

“In The Year 1999….”

The opening line to one of the most epic science fiction franchises ever produced!