ABC passes up the opportunity to broadcast The Cosby Show

ABC passes up the opportunity to broadcast The Cosby Show

  The Cosby Show aired for eight seasons on NBC from September 20, 1984 until April 30, 1992. The show focuses on the exploits of the Huxtable family, a well-to-do African-American family living in Brooklyn, New York.   The show was TV’s biggest hit in the 1980s and it single-handedly revived the sitcom genre and…

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Coca-Cola changes its flavour and introduces New Coke in 1985

Coca-Cola changes its flavour and introduces New Coke in 1985

  Back in April 1985, Coca-Cola reformulated the taste of their iconic drink in an attempt to boost its then dwindling market share as customers flocked to buy the range of new diet soft drinks that had recently hit the market. Coca-Cola’s arch enemy Pepsi was also in ascendance as customers seemed to prefer the…

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