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Hey Mac Hammer Girl, Take a Bow

Jan 25, 2009, 10:01 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by David Needle)

"Interesting guerilla marketing note courtesty of Wikipedia): The ad agency Chiat/Day ran the commercial (directed by Ridley Scott) one other time, December 15, 1983 on KMVT in Twin Falls, Idaho, so that it could be submitted to award ceremonies for that year.

"Unnamed at the time, Anya Major was the actress who rebelliously throws the hammer at the screen of a "Big Brother" authority figure as the narrator intones: "On January 24th, Apple Computer will introduce Macintosh. And you’ll see why 1984 won’t be like 1984.""

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