Monthly Archives: January 2012

Trailer Tuesday: The Wanderers

Happy Trailer Tuesday, good people. Last week, we brought you a look at famed 70s gang flick, The Warriors. Today, we grab a look-see at the other urban gang pic from 1979, The Wanderers. The Wanderers is not as well … Continue reading

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Music for Monday: Orleans, ‘Dance With Me’

Men with beards, playing acoustic guitars and singing earnestly. Yes, this is the 1970s and this is Orleans singing “Dance With Me.” “Dance With Me” first appeared on the L.P. “Orleans II” (which only saw release in Japan and Europe) … Continue reading

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Photo Gallery: ‘The Brady Bunch Variety Hour’

Sid and Marty Krofft produced nine, hour-long Brady Bunch specials for ABC. The Brady Bunch Variety Hour made its debut on November 28, 1976 and eight additional specials appeared through May of ’77 bearing the shortened title, The Brady Bunch … Continue reading

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Funshine Friday: Help!…It’s the Hair Bear Bunch!

Good morning and happy Funshine Friday! As per usual, at the start of the weekend, it’s time for a cartoon from the 1970s. Today, we have the intro for Help!…It’s the Hair Bear Bunch!, a Hanna-Barbera production, which originally ran … Continue reading

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Robert Hegyes has died: Epstein of Welcome Back, Kotter (New Jersey On-Line) is reporting that actor Robert Hegyes, of Welcome Back, Kotter fame, has died of an apparent heart attack at age 60. Mr. Hegyes passed away “after suffering chest pains at his Metuchen home this morning.” Hegyes, … Continue reading

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Today, in the 70s: Vietnam War report (Jan. 26, 1972)

Let’s take a look at what was being reported on this day, January 26th, 1972. President Richard Nixon and the Vietnam War were in the headlines and in the hearts and minds of the public. Read what The People … Continue reading

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