\x34Historically Yours\x34 by Liz Davis is a blog about American historical trivia--anything American since 1492.
April 23, 1985
New Coke bombs
"If it ain't broke, don't fix it." On April 23, 1985, Coca-Cola debuted New Coke, but no amount of marketing hype could convince the public that New was Better. New Coke quickly became the Old Coke and the original formula was back in a matter of months under a new name, Coke Classic.