Thursday, June 17, 2021

A Smattering of Ads from April 1981

 These ads are a slice of mercantile life from the April 27, 1981 issue of Newsweek.

To celebrate the US Space Shuttle Columbia's maiden flight on April 12, NASA contractor Rockwell International ran the following three-page spread:

An interesting tidbit is the fact that the last two pages of this spread ran on the Time of the same date, where these two silver pages were the center spread for Time.  In Newsweek, the three pages were not the center spread.

See you on Monday with more pop-culture scrapings, campers!

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