Posts Tagged “Mars”

E.T.’s First Choice Was M&M’s

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E.T.

FACT OF THE DAY: In 1982 Steven Spielberg released a movie that featured one of the most famous extra-terrestrial’s of all time, E.T. In the film E.T. had a liking for Reese’s Pieces. E.T.’s first choice was M&M’s. However, the Mars company passed on the opportunity to have their candy featured. The Hershey’s company did not make that same mistake.

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Snickers Bar Named After A Horse

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Snickers Bar cut up in two pieces

FACT OF THE DAY: The Snickers chocolate bar is named after a horse. Not just any horse, but the favorite horse of Frank and Ethel Mars, owners of the Mars company. Sadly, the horse passed away shortly before the release of the chocolate bar.

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