Daily 70s Ad: Squeeze ‘Cool For Cats’ (1979)

Squeeze ‘Cool For Cats.' ('Billboard' magazine, July 14, 1979)

Squeeze ‘Cool For Cats.’ (‘Billboard’ magazine, July 14, 1979)


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“Cool Music for a Hot Summer.”

Cool for Cats featuring the Squeeze singles; “Goodbye Girl,” “Cool for Cats,” “Up the Junction” and “Slap and Tickle.” Daily 70s Ad #200: Squeeze ‘Cool For Cats’ originally appeared in the July 14, 1979 issue of Billboard magazine.

(Source: Billboard)

Previously on Daily 70s Ad: Kellogg’s Corn Flakes (1978)

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Trailer Tuesday: ‘Foul Play’ (1978)

Chevy Chase and Goldie Hawn share a kiss in 'Foul Play,' 1978

Chevy Chase and Goldie Hawn share a kiss in ‘Foul Play,’ 1978

Foul Play stumbled into theaters in July of 1978. The comedic-thriller is set in San Francisco and and stars Goldie Hawn as librarian, Gloria Mundy who is drawn into a Hitchcock-style assassination mystery. Chevy Chase, hot off of his Saturday Night Live fame, plays police Lieutenant Tony Carlson. Billy Barty, Burgess Meredith, Brian Dennehy and Dudley Moore also appear.

Foul Play was directed by Colin Higgins (writer, Harold & Maude) and was the 13th highest-grossing film of 1978. Roll the trailer and a rare TV spot.

‘Foul Play’ Theatrical Trailer, 1978

‘Foul Play’ TV Spot, 1978

Foul Play Wiki, IMDb
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Previously on Trailer Tuesday: ‘Hair’ (1979)

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Daily 70s Ad: Kellogg’s Corn Flakes (1978)

Kellogg’s Corn Flakes. ('Ebony' magazine, July, 1978)

Kellogg’s Corn Flakes. (‘Ebony’ magazine, July, 1978)


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“A breakfast all America loves to eat.”

Did you know corn flakes have been around for 120 years? ‘Tis true. Daily 70s Ad #199: Kellogg’s Corn Flakes originally appeared in the July, 1978 issue of Ebony magazine.

(Source: Ebony)

Previously on Daily 70s Ad: Avon Calling (1970)

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Music For Monday: Monty Python, ‘Always Look On The Bright Side Of Life’ (1979)

"Don't grumble. Give a whistle!" (Eric Idle, 'Always Look On The Bright Side Of Life,' 1979)

“Don’t grumble. Give a whistle!” (Eric Idle, ‘Always Look On The Bright Side Of Life,’ 1979)

As another work-heavy Monday rolls around, we may need to pause and remember to “Always Look On The Bright Side Of Life.”

Always Look On The Bright Side Of Life” was written and sung by Eric Idle and appeared in Monty Python’s Life of Brian film of August, 1979.

Sunday before last, July 20th, I watched Monty Python’s “final” reunion show live-streamed to a California movie theater from London. The show was quite wonderful and hilarious and I’m happy to say the Pythons have still got it. The event was bittersweet though as Graham Chapman was unable to attend (for obvious reasons) and the troupe may never perform again. Seek out the show when it eventually releases on DVD/Blu-ray.

Eric Idle In ‘Monty Python’s Life Of Brian’: ‘Always Look On The Bright Side Of Life,’ 1979

Previously on Music for Monday: Pink Lady, ‘Kiss In The Dark’ (1979)

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Daily 70s Ad: Avon Calling (1970)

Avon ‘For Everybody.' ('LIFE' magazine, July 17, 1970)

Avon ‘For Everybody.’ (‘LIFE’ magazine, July 17, 1970)


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“Ordering everything for everybody is easy when the doorbell rings and it’s AVON CALLING.”

Hey, those are some nice Peanuts bath time products. Daily 70s Ad #198: Avon Calling originally appeared in the July 17, 1970 issue of LIFE magazine.

(Source: LIFE)

Previously on Daily 70s Ad: Dodge Sweptline Pickup (1972)

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Daily 70s Ad: Dodge Sweptline Pickup (1972)

Dodge Sweptline Pickup. ('Popular Mechanics' magazine, July, 1972)

Dodge Sweptline Pickup. (‘Popular Mechanics’ magazine, July, 1972)


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“Buy this specially equipped ’72 Dodge Sweptline, and the Dodge Boys can offer you a Winnebago Kap Cover at no extra cost.”

C’mon! A free Winnebago Kap Cover. Sold! Daily 70s Ad #197: Dodge Sweptline Pickup originally appeared in the July, 1972 issue of Popular Mechanics magazine.

(Source: Popular Mechanics)

Previously on Daily 70s Ad: Richard Petty For Dodge Charger Daytona (1976)

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