Monthly Archives: May 2012

Brady Bunch Moments: Don’t play ball in the house…

Time for another exciting “Brady Bunch Moment”. Today, we take a look at the boy’s ill-advised basketball shenanigans that lead to a heartbreaking household accident. Peter’s camping trip is sure to be canceled…or is it? This choice moment appeared on … Continue reading

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70s stories in the news: Sex Pistols & Olivia Newton-John

The Sex Pistols have re-issued their “God Save the Queen” single to celebrate the song’s 35th anniversary. A limited-edition 7″ picture disc has been made available to commemorate the original which released on May 27, 1977. Read about the release … Continue reading

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Trailer Tuesday: A Bridge Too Far

After the Memorial Day weekend it seems appropriate to remember the troops of World War II with a look at A Bridge Too Far on this Trailer Tuesday. Richard Attenborough’s A Bridge Too Far was released in June of 1977 … Continue reading

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Music for Monday: Stories, ‘Brother Louie’

Stories had a #1 US hit in 1973 with a cover of Hot Chocolate’s “Brother Louie”. Here’s the short-lived (’72-’74) NY-based band playing live on The Midnight Special (with an introduction from Jose Feliciano) in ’73. Have a great Memorial … Continue reading

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May 25, 1977: 35th anniversary of Star Wars

Today marks 35 years since the release of Star Wars on May 25th, 1977. In celebration, here’s a link to a Time Magazine article on the anniversary and the original, decades-old Star Wars trailer. Was it really that long ago … Continue reading

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Funshine Friday: My Favorite Martians

Filmation’s My Favorite Martians, an animated show based on the 60s sitcom, first aired September-December, 1973. 16 episodes were produced and featured the characters Uncle Martin, Tim, Mrs. Brown, Detective Brennan, Katy, Andromeda and an alien pet named Okey. Unfortunately, … Continue reading

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