Monthly Archives: September 2012

Time covers 1978

In posts past, we explored tantalizing Time Magazine covers from 1970, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1974, 1975, 1976 and 1977. Today, we turn our view finders to the year 1978. Major events included Egypt’s Anwar Sadat as ‘Man of the Year,’ … Continue reading

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Mood Music: The Jackson 5, ‘I Want You Back’ (live ’71)

In September of 1971 the Jackson 5 starred in a TV special entitled Goin’ Back to Indiana. Soon after, an L.P. featuring songs from the special was released on Motown and it sold over two million copies. Here’s three minutes … Continue reading

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Funshine Friday: I Am the Greatest: The Adventures of Muhammad Ali

Hello, Funshine frolic’ers! Hope your Friday is going well. You’ve only got to hold out just a little bit longer for the weekend. I’ve got an especially obscure cartoon for you to attempt to remember today – I Am the … Continue reading

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Show Toppers: Petrocelli

Petrocelli ran Wednesday nights at 10 PM on NBC from September, 1974 to March, 1976. The show starred Barry Newman as Boston defense lawyer, Tony Petrocelli who gives up big city life to move to the small town of San … Continue reading

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Brady Bunch Moments: Dunking Alice

Welcome to another thought-provoking installment of Brady Bunch Moments. This time around we witness Alice joyfully flirting with disaster. You’ve got to admire her pluck and courage! Watch and be awed. This wet ‘n’ wild scene is from the The … Continue reading

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Trailer Tuesday: Five Easy Pieces

The top grossing film for this week (September 25th) in 1970 was Five Easy Pieces. Five Easy Pieces was directed by Bob Rafelson and stars Jack Nicholson as Robert Dupea who hides his background as a child prodigy and works … Continue reading

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