1987 was a vintage year, producing the UK's first Ikea store, squeezy ketchup, Lionel Messi and, of course, Business Life
The Heinz squeezy ketchup bottle makes an appearance
On 19 April, The Simpson family made their debut in a series of (eat my) shorts on the Tracey Ullman Show. This was also the year that saw the creation of two of British television's most memorable characters: unscrupulous Tory backbench MP Alan B'Stard played by Rik Mayall in The New Statesman, and the grumpy Inspector Morse played by John Thaw in the eponymous drama series. For people called Lewis, life would never be the same again...
After decades slapping the bottom of a glass bottle, the world gratefully embraced the new, squeezy Heinz tomato ketchup container.
The following words have their earliest citations this year in the Oxford English Dictionary:
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