6. "1984" Ad Airs During Super Bowl
Named the "Greatest Super Bowl Spot of All Time" by United Press International, the "Number One Greatest Commercial of All Time" by TV Guide, and "The Greatest Commercial" by Ad Age, Apple's "1984" commercial was a moving mission statement. What was the mission? To eradicate all wack PCs. The Ridley Scottâ€“directed spot cost an unprecedented $900,000 and set Apple apart from all its other computer companies.