Monthly Archives: July 2012

70s Spots: 7-Up blowing bubbles, blowing minds

Here’s a pair of ultra-colorful and slightly trippy 1970s-era TV commercials for 7-Up. Both of the spots feature a heady mix of animation and live-action and show off the 1920s and 1950s looks that were popular once again during the … Continue reading

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Trailer Tuesday: Logan’s Run

Logan’s Run released to theaters in June of 1976. This sci fi classic, directed by Michael Anderson, stars Michael York as Logan 5 and Jenny Agutter as Jessica. The unlikely pair attempt to escape from a society that wants them … Continue reading

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Babes of the 1970s: Lovely ladies

Bionic Disco proudly presents Babes of the 1970s: Lovely ladies. Feast your eyes on 20 lovely and luscious female entertainers we found enticing and exciting in the years 1970 through 1979. This visual list contains a healthy amount of feminine … Continue reading

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Music for Monday: David Soul, ‘Don’t Give Up On Us’

Actor David Soul, star of TV’s Starsky & Hutch, released “Don’t Give Up On Us” in late 1976. The song, written and produced by Tony Macaulay, spent four weeks at the top of the UK charts and a single glorious … Continue reading

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70s stories in the news: 70s Harlem, Denver denies ’76 Olympics, The Jeffersons – little known facts

Time for a quick round-up of 1970s-related stories in the news. Today, we take a look at photos of Harlem in the 70s, find out why Denver, Colorado was awarded the 1976 Winter Olympics and then turned them down and … Continue reading

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Mood Music: Pink Floyd, ‘The Wall’

“All in all you’re just another brick in the wall…” Pink Floyd released their epic concept album, The Wall, at the tail-end of the 70s, on November 30, 1979 in the UK (a week or so later in the US). … Continue reading

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