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Were you in a Billings MasterLube Grad commercial in 1991?

We have to ask. “Where are you now?”

It's graduation time in Montana and soon we'll be sending cards and attending parties. While poking around on YouTube today, I found some great TV commercials from Billings' graduating class of 1991 (and a few from 1992).

Image via YouTube/MasterLube

Television in 1991 was surprisingly low definition. Image via YouTube/MasterLube

MasterLube has been a major local supporter of senior sober parties for decades. The “War of the Walls” voting is now underway to determine which high school created the best mural on the side of local MasterLube locations.

On May 11, MasterLube will donate 100% of all proceeds to participating high schools. This includes oil changes, washes, wiper blades and air filters. It's a fun day; I accompanied two of my graduates at the Masterlube Grad Day in Laurel.

Back to those awesome 1991 Billings TV commercials.

If you're one of the Billings Class of 1991 graduates featured in the MasterLube ads, we'd love to meet you – 33 years later – and see how things turned out. You would be around 50 to 52 years old now.

Image via YouTube/MasterLube

Image via YouTube/MasterLube

Yes, that's how we dressed.

Video quality on television was poor in 1991. Compared to the ultra-sharp 4K we'll have on all our screens in 2024, it's almost unwatchable by today's standards.

Image via YouTube/MasterLube

Image via YouTube/MasterLube

In 1991, the minimum wage in Montana was $4.25 an hour.

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Big hair, whatever. Image via YouTube/MasterLube

The population of Billings was around 81,500 people in 1991.

Images via YouTube/MasterLube

Images via YouTube/MasterLube

If you're reading this article on Facebook and were in a 1991 MasterLube TV commercial, tag yourself. Or if you recognize a classmate, tag them too. You can see the 1991 (and some 1992) Grad Day spots for Senior, Skyview, West and Central on YouTube HERE. I can be reached at [email protected].

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