February 19, 1985

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1985 Cherry Coke was introduced by the Coca-Cola Company as part of it’s fruit-flavored new taste roll-out. While Cherry Coke was a success, other flavors failed miserable, like the Durian Coke experiment. After the initial release at a single Pizza Hut in New Jersey, the restaurant manager was hung in an effigy of himself as he screamed that it was sure to be a smash hit in Cambodia.

About Joel Byers

Born in North Georgia and educated at some very fine public institutions. Real education started after graduating from college and then getting married and raising two boys. Has the ability to see the funny and absurd in most things and will always remark on it, even if it means getting the stink-eye from his victims.
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