The Late Movies: Vintage SPAM

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In 1937, the workers at Hormel never could have imagined that their canned-ham product would eventually become synonymous with junk mail. On this day 76 years ago, they introduced Spam, a canned precooked meat product. In 2007, the seven billionth can of Spam was sold. Here, six vintage commercials advertising it.

1984

This one feels very somber.

1990

A little more upbeat this time.

1991

Starring Tina Majorino, child star of the 90s!

1993

Spamburger hamburgers.

1998

Spam: So good, it's gone.

2012

Sir Can-a-Lot is on a crusade to get you to eat Spam.

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