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Coca-Cola Facts and Slogans

This was the first truck in the city of Knoxville, Tennessee. It was made by
"Rapid Motor Vehicle Company". The image is from my Coca-Cola Trading Cards.

  • In 1886, sales of "Coca-Cola" averaged only 9 drinks per day.
  • On May 29, 1886, the first print advertisement for  "Coca-Cola" appeared in the The Atlanta Journal.
  • The first outdoor sign advertising "Coca-Cola" still exists. It was originally painted in 1894 and is located in Cartersville, Georgia.
  • In February 1901, Dixie Coca-Cola Bottling Company in Atlanta, Georgia  changed it's name to The Coca-Cola Bottling Company.
  • In June 1904, advertising for "Coca-Cola" appeared in consumer magazine for the first time.
  • In March 1906, bottling operations began in Canada.
  • In 1927, The Coca-Cola Company began sponsoring its first radio program, "Vivian, The Coca-Cola Girl".
  • On April 12, 1960, the shape of the 6 oz. hobbleskirt bottle was registered as a trademark.
  • In 1962, the trademark "Coke" was authorized to appear on all bottles.
  • In 1962, the 16 oz. bottle for "Coca-Cola" was approved for nationwide use.
  •  In 1976, the 10 billionth gallon of "Coca-Cola" syrup was produced.

In July 1985, "Coca-Cola" was the first soft drink enjoyed in outer space on the Space Shuttle Challenger. A special space can was developed.

Image from My Coca-Cola Phone Cards.

Space Shuttle Challenger Coca-Cola Can

Just a few of the great Coca-Cola Slogans through the Years

1893

The ideal brain tonic

1957

Have Fun! Have a Coke

1904

Coca-Cola satisfies

1960

Cool off with Coke

1938

Any time is the right time to pause and refresh

1964

You'll go better refreshed

1941

Completely refreshing

1966

Christmas without Coca-Cola
--Bah, humbug!

1945

Coke means Coca-Cola

1970

Coke adds life to everything nice

1950

Time out for Coke

1979

Have a Coke and a smile

1955

Taste Treat

1980

Coke is it

 

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and Companies referred to herein are trademarks or registered trademarks of their
respective companies. I am in no way affiliated with them. I am simply a fan.