Can you guess what decade these vintage Valentine’s Day ads are from?

Companies pitched the romance of chocolates, cars and…canned peas?


Companies always like to capitalize on holiday celebrations to market their products and Valentine’s Day is no different. Candy and card brands have a field day but all kinds of industries try to work a romantic angle around February 14, especially in decades past!

We’ve collected cute, romantic and unique Valentine’s Day advertisements from the Fifties through the Eighties. Can you place each one in the right decade?

  1. What decade is this Valentine's tire ad from?
     Image: General Tire
  2. McDonald's had Valentines like this in the...
     Image: McDonald's
  3. What decade is this elaborate chocolate spread from?
     Image: Brach's
  4. This Valentine's candy ad is from the...
     Image: Nestle
  5. What decade is this Coke ad from?
     Image: Coca-Cola
  6. Canned peas for your sweet pea? This ad is from the...
     Image: Green Giant
  7. These cards made Valentine's a little spooky in the...
     Image: Hallmark
  8. What decade is this ad from?
     Image: Disaronno
  9. This classy accessories ad is from the...
     Image: Swank
  10. What decade is this VW ad from?
     Image: Volkswagen
  11. What decade is this Elizabeth Taylor ad from?
     Image: Whitman's
  12. This chocolate heart ad is from the...
     Image: Frankford

Can you guess what decade these vintage Valentine’s Day ads are from?

Your Result...

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Charlotte 5 months ago
7/12 That would be fun to figure out your candy type. I like Reese's, sweet exterior...savory & nutty on the inside.
ironman2000 Charlotte 5 months ago
Milky Way, all the way!
IndianaRockz 5 months ago
6/ I'm gonna bite into 1/2 the chocolates in that box just 'to see' what's inside.

💝Here's a quiz idea for our MeTV quiz writer friends: "What Kind of Valentine Candy Are You?" 🍫🍬💝
I'll say I'm a Fannie May "Turtle"----mostly sweet & a lil nutty & salty & (wait for it...) a softy on the inside 😄😄😄💝
KawiVulc 5 months ago
8/12. Not bad for me on this type quiz, usually it's like 4/12.
KJExpress 5 months ago
9/12. Better than I usually do on these vintage quizzes. 💕💕
JERRY6 5 months ago
7 of 12 , not bad we are hungry for chocolate É think not canèt eat the stuff
MrsPhilHarris 5 months ago
7/12 I like theses ad decades quizzes but never do very good.
McGillahooala 5 months ago
6/10. I remember a lot of those products, particularly the cards.
Big3Fan 5 months ago
💟💟💟💟💟💟💔💟💔💟💟💟 I improved by 2️⃣ over 2️⃣ years ago.
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