Virginia Slims


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Virginia Slims

cigarette trademark marketed to “independent women.” “You’ve come a long way, baby,” as slogan. [Trademarks: Crowley Trade, 630]
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In the 1960s, when smoking was still cool, Virginia Slims became the no.
1990: At 13 years and 347 days old, Jennifer Capriati reached the final of the Virginia Slims in Florida to become the youngest player ever to do so in a professional tournament.
Wells Fargo analyst Bonnie Herzog says Altria Group (MO) and Philip Morris (PM) just announced a "healthy and slightly higher than expected" wholesale list price increase on all of its cigarette brands, including Marlboro The analyst learned from industry contacts that PM USA took a cigarette list price increase of 10c per pack or $1.00 per carton on Marlboro, L&M, and B&H Menthol, 15c per pack on Parliament and Virginia Slims, and 50c per pack on everything else.
Gladys secured Virginia Slims sponsorship for a women's tour and their own championship, with fair pay.
Participants were asked, "During the past 30 days, what brand of cigarettes did you usually smoke?" Response options ([dagger]) were "American Spirit," "Camel," "GPC, Basic, or Doral," "Kool," "Lucky Strike," "Marlboro," "Newport," "Parliament," "Virginia Slims," "I did not smoke a usual brand," "Some other brand not listed here," "I did not smoke a cigarette in the past 30 days," and "Not sure." Responses of "I did not smoke a cigarette in the past 30 days" and "Not sure" were excluded; all other responses were classified as current (past 30-day) cigarette smokers.
The factory, which has produced cigarette brands such as Marlboro, Parliament, Virginia Slims and Lark for both domestic and overseas markets, is expected to begin producing HEETS in the second quarter next year.
The conversation that followed may as well have been decorated with martinis and Virginia Slims, heels up on the table, filing our nails.
Consulate were "cool as a mountain stream", Virginia Slims were for ladies and: "When the kids are getting out of hand, And driving you insane Relax!
The old Virginia Slims jingle, "You've come a long way baby, to get where you've got to today,'' directly applies to event founder and Pan-Mass Executive Director Billy Starr, who has blazed a philanthropic trail.
Peaches Bartkowicz, Rosie Casals, Judy Dalton, Kristy Pigeon, Nancy Richey, Valerie Ziegenfuss, Julie Heldman, Kerry Melville and King - the Original Nine - got together in a bedroom in Houston and formed the breakaway Virginia Slims Circuit.
1990: Monica Seles beat Gabriela Sabatini 6-4 5-7 3-6 6-4 6-2 in the final of the Virginia Slims Championship in New York.
Other chapters examine images of the "liberated" woman of the 1970s, including the iconic Mary Tyler Moore Show and Virginia Slims' "You've Come a Long Way Baby!" advertising campaign, and the balance between sexuality, power, and violence in narratives ranging from police dramas, such as Police Woman and Get Christie Love, to the female superheroes of Charlie's Angels and Wonder Woman.

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