Happy 60th Birthday British TV Advertising: A video compilation of some of its most famous ads

Today is the 60th anniversary of UK TV advertising, when an advert for Gibbs SR toothpaste was broadcast into 100,000 homes by ITV on 22 September 1955.

The broadcast took place at 8.12pm, with the advert featuring the statement; “It’s Tingling Fresh.”

To celebrate the milestone The Drum has put together this compilation of 60 famous British TV adverts from over the years; see how many you can name.

Happy Birthday British TV Advertising Industry.

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