It was an era of fun, weird fashion, and an awkward mix of big-city and small-town vibes. The 80s were a wonderful time in America as we embraced brands for their ability to make us laugh, and sometimes cry, in our living rooms and at the dinner table.
Here are a few reminders of how the big brands used to look.
Like this commercial for Walmart and their latest fashion line
The store had been around since the 60s, but twenty years on already had stores across the country. This spring line complete with roller-skates makes us sort of crave to be back in those simpler times.
Or this upbeat ad from Coca-Cola that still makes us want to get up and dance
While we are no stranger to their dancing ads now, this rockin' tune feels like a timeless classic. Nice touch, Coke.
Let's see if you remember this heartwarming TV spot by Folgers
The story of 'Peter' and his coming home for Christmas to surprise his family will have you calling your family or putting on a fresh pot. Looking back at this nostalgia piece makes us all tear up, maybe just a little...
How about this adorable video of a girl who can't wait for her McDonalds
We all know the feeling of promising our kids, family, and friends a snack from those golden arches for getting through a tough time. Let's applaud the girl for her witty lyrics, and McDonalds for making us laugh 30 years later.
Check out more of these vintage commercials from brands who seem totally different today!