Oh Dear Readers! Look what crossed my path yesterday at the used bookstore!
Here’s 1963, Master’s Champion Jack Nicklaus singing the praises of the MacGregor Woods with their exclusive penetrating impregnation method! Wow! Now that’s impressive!
The ad goes on to explain that the exclusive penetrating impregnation method was the most talked about club feature in golf! (Well, I should say so!) “Because it let’s you use a wood with confidence in bad lies.” Gosh I wonder if Tiger knows about this?
Hey! Who doesn’t want to live in a world where shirts were only $5.00 raise your hand!
Stuffed shirts didn’t come any less wrinkle-free than in 1963 thanks to Docoma Breeze shirts boasting Grip-Tab, Dress ‘n Play, Blake collars — which only cool city dwellers could afford at $5 a pop. And if that didn’t make a man want to drive around Manhattan, mannequin-like, in a car three-sizes too small –1963 doesn’t know what did!
Don’t Worry Honey! Kent’s Micronite Filter makes cigarettes good for you!
Apparently back in 1963, the key to smoking fun was getting the cigarette to have the mildest taste of all! Kent was hoping that smokers wouldn’t put 2 and 2 together and realize that the mildest taste of all would be not smoking any cigarettes at all.
Question! What’s more fun than shooting guns with daddy? Shooting guns with daddy in the house! What else?
What better way for fathers to bond with their sons and to teach their sons to grow up to be men than by shooting bb guns with them in the house? Oh sure, a few of mother’s prized figureens may have to be sacrificed, and little Suzie’s buttox will probably never be the same — but it’s a small price to pay for teaching little boys what it really means to be a man — 1963 style!
Now then wasn’t that fun? I hope you liked our little foray into the world of 1963, Dear Readers!
Until next time . . . I love you
14 thoughts on “Sports Illustrated Brings Us 1963”
Oh yeah, back when the swimsuit edition was all cartoon models painted by hand…
I think I’ll take up golfing, and smoke a Kent afterwards! 😉
I don’t think it is acceptable that the woman in that Kent’s ad is referred to as a ‘taste.’ I find that quite taste-less, if you ask me.
Ah yes, thanks for that walk down memory lane. I love that they put penetrating and impregnation in the same sentence. I knew I should have went into marketing instead of printing. Maybe then I could afford one of those $5 shirts.
I was at Half-Price Books in Fremont and picked a couple of old Sports Illustrated’s from the 80’s. Might have to go through and steal your idea.
Oh Patrick please do! I can’t wait to read it!!
1963 … a very good year… The year we were married…. Diane
Ah!! Really? That is so wonderful! Wait a minute . . . that means this is your 50th year! Right? Holy cow!!
You’re right.. July 27th We’ll be in Aruba! Diane
Oh Dianne! Oh how wonderful! That’s going to be the trip of a lifetime! 😀
I hope so … always wanted to go there…thanks..Diane
Amazing and thank you friend… @ ^_^
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