Can you guess what decade these vintage back-to-school ads are from?

Place these jeans, snacks and notebooks in the right time period.

As summer comes to an end, certain fall traditions begin before the weather even changes. Everything gets flavored with pumpkin spice, boots are back in and children everywhere need new clothes and supplies for the coming school year.

Here are 12 advertisements from decades past. Can put tell whether each one is from the 1960s, '70s or '80s?

  1. This department store is air-conditioned! What decade is this ad from?
    Image: Zayre
  2. These colorful school supplies are totally...
    Image: Lisa Frank
  3. The 'Lemon Frog Shop' Sears brand had ads like this in the...
    Image: Sears
  4. What decade is this Kmart ad from?
    Image: Kmart
  5. This ad touting "casual" clothes has to be from the...
    Image: Dickies
  6. How could you NOT want a notebook with Donny or David's face on it. What decade is this ad from?
    Image: Mead
  7. What decade is this psychedelic patterned pen ad from?
    Image: Papermate
  8. You could grab these fashions from the mall in what decade?
    Image: Oakland Mall
  9. What decade is this snack ad from?
    Image: Frito-Lay
  10. Some people love back to school shopping, others...not so much. What decade is this ad from?
    Image: Wards
  11. What decade is this jeans ad from?
    Image: Levi's
  12. A school lunch classic. What decade is this apple juice ad from?
    Image: Minute Maid

Can you guess what decade these vintage back-to-school ads are from?

Your Result...

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Steve2021 1 month ago
Love those school o' days advertisement....
EllisClevenger 8 months ago
You got 9 out of 12
You had a great time on this quiz!
Missed #5, #7, and #10
msglenn 13 months ago
5/12 , all guesses
alessandro11 msglenn 13 months ago
5?? How old are you, 15?!
Craigg 13 months ago
You got 11 out of 12
You had a great time on this quiz!
SashaPayneDiaz 13 months ago
9/12 Missed 7, 9 &10
kkvegas SashaPayneDiaz 13 months ago
Those are exactly the ones I missed. I mixed up my 1960's and 1970's on those questions.
ETristanBooth 13 months ago
12/12. #9 took some thought, but I got it right.
kevopilis 13 months ago
10/12, fashion and the upc code helped out.
Sally 13 months ago
Geez only 9 out of 12. My memory must be going! LOL
David 13 months ago
You got 11 out of 12
You had a great time on this quiz!
AgingDisgracefully 13 months ago
Hated school. Loved school supplies.
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