It would be understatement to say that time has changed over last 50 years.
Fifty years ago smoking was cool. Being skinny wasn’t ideal, but women tried to avoid it. Women were to remain home looking after children and doing household chores. And drinking on job or taking cocaine toothache drops was totally normal.
Here is collection of some vintage ads showing that morals and values are completely opposite of how we live today.
Recommended Reading – Vintage Coca-Cola advertising
Recommended Reading – Vintage Pepsi Cola Ads from the 1950s
In 1877: Women loved chewing tobacco
In 1904: Guns were safe
1910s: The miracle diet.
1938: Virginia Rounds
1940s: Man Size Meals!
1940s: Vacuum Cleaner were Christmas gift
1943: A naked army bonding party?
1947: DDT was Good for me
1950s: Cigarettes could soothe your throat.
1950s: Mowing lawn was fun.
1950s/1960s:Men wont look at skinny girls
1950s: Back then it was a joke, now it’s a crime.
1950s: Pepsi was for elite
1952: Everyone wants cigarettes as a Christmas present, right?
1960s:Weight would gain men’s attraction
1962: On job drinking was totally acceptable.
1968: Women loved smell of tobacco
1970s: Before Victoria’s Secret existed
Source: Business Insider