Imagination was imperative when watching your favorite television sitcom then! When colorization was added to television, it was as if a shy bud burgeoned into a glorious flower!
Next, look at almost any magazine and you will see that it is likely a montage of various colors and attention-grabbing headlines and bylines. What is the purpose for this? The purpose is that the colors are as important as the headlines or the bylines. Although this is a UK website it says much about the use of color in print periodicals. Read more here.
Research in the past few decades has taught us much about the use of colors in almost all paradigms of our lives: advertising, marketing, public relations, education, politics, etc. Have you ever wondered why Walmart is more successful with all the blue tones they use as opposed to Target and Kmart's reds? Check out this website; just the page itself speaks volumes.