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Soda Stream

"Get busy with the fizzy" is what the adverts used to urge in the Soda Stream's heyday. And what a tantalising idea that was for...

Solo

Apparently you were unable to drink a can of Solo without first growing a Zapata moustache and then charging down a crocodile infested waterfall...

Space Dust

Nobody ate Space Dust because it tasted nice. In fact, most people probably couldn't tell you what it tasted like. It wasn't intended to be savoured...

Stud Cola

Australian 1970s Cola that came in a denim can (well it was a metal can but was painted to look like denim - you...

Sweets (Candy)

No childhood memories are quite so evocative as those of the sweets (in the UK), candy (in the US) or lollies (in Australia) which...

TaB

Proving once again that you can sell anything with adverts featuring a bikini-clad sex goddess with a 2" waist and 'something to hold on...

Tang

Which bright-spark decided that powder + water = juice?  

Tizer

"We can tell it's Tizer! When our eyes're! Shut!" (Who writes this stuff?). Tizer had an indescribable taste (possibly cherry?) and was a massive...

Toast Toppers

Basically a flavoured spread which came out of little jars and was spread on toast. It unfortunately looked like someone had puked on the...

TV Dinners

                   

Unigate Drinks

Lemonade, Orangeade, Limeade, Cherryade, Cream Soda and Cola. You could but it from your milkman!

Vesta Curries

Although the curry is the national dish of the British these days, back in the 1960s and 1970s when fish & chips was still...

Vimto

Was sold in tall stripey cans and tasted like fruity puke.

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12-Inch Remixes

In the 1980s, if you liked a song you went out and bought the single on 7-inch vinyl. If you loved it you went out and...

16 Magazine

Founded in late 1958 by George Winters, 16 magazine set the standard for all teen magazines. many imitators popped up over the years, and 16 withstood some pretty...

2-XL

The 2-XL was a "robot with a personality" manufactured and released by Mego Corp. in 1978. This small 'talking' robot came complete with an 8-track...

3-D Movies

Stereoscopic films had been around since the 1920s, but the 1950s was unquestionably the golden age of 3-D, with excited teenagers flocking to the...

60s Speak

THE BAWL GAME Baby-sitting. Self explanatory really. BOSS We know who the boss is.... Bruce Springsteen, of course. And as a verb, it means to order someone...