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Newsweek’s keen 1965 “Mad Men” issue

The new issue of Newsweek does something very creative. It’s obvious from the cover that there’s a “Mad Men” theme going on. The first clue that something else is amiss: The nameplate on the cover. It’s Newsweek’s 1960s-era logo. 

50 years ago in advertising: Whitman’s

A Whitman’s Sampler ad for Valentine’s Day 1962.

30 years ago in advertising: William Shatner for Commodore

From the January 1982 issue of Popular Science:

50 years ago in advertising: Kodak

From LIFE magazine, December 15, 1961.

50 years ago in advertising: Merriam-Webster

From LIFE magazine, November 17, 1961.

50 years ago in advertising: Kool Aid

From LIFE magazine, October 27, 1961. Happy Halloween!

50 years ago in advertising: Old Crow

From LIFE magazine, October 20, 1961.

50 years ago in advertising: Sugar

From LIFE magazine, October 6, 1961.

50 years ago in advertising: Tang

From LIFE magazine, September 29, 1961.