Category Archives: 70s Celebrities

Ann B. Davis, Alice On ‘The Brady Bunch,’ Has Died

It is with sadness that I report the death of actress, Ann B. Davis. Davis was much beloved and best-known for playing housekeeper, Alice Nelson on The Brady Bunch (1969-1974). Less-remembered is that Davis also won two Emmy awards for … Continue reading

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Daily 70s Ad: Wolfman Jack ‘Custom Radio Show’ (1975)

(Click ad to enlarge) “The Wolfman Jack ‘Custom Radio Show’ is RATED #1 in key markets!” Hey baby, it’s Wolfman Jack and he can do it for your station too. Daily 70s Ad #109: Wolfman Jack ‘Custom Radio Show’ originally … Continue reading

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Partridge Family’s Dave Madden: A 1970s Video Remembrance

I’m saddened to hear that today, in addition to losing Russell Johnson, the Professor on Gilligan’s Island, one of my favorite 70s TV personalities, Dave Madden has also died. Madden came to prominence in the 1960s on TV’s Camp Runamuck … Continue reading

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Jerry Seinfeld: Comedy clips from the late 1970s

Comedian Jerry Seinfeld‘s popularity exploded in the 1980s and 90s but the man was performing on television (and in night clubs) as early as the 1970s. Here’s two brief clips featuring Jerry making with the jokes while still in his … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, Richard Pryor

Comedian, actor and social commentator Richard Pryor would have been 72 years old today. The sorely missed, boundary-pushing funnyman was born December 1st, 1940 in Peoria, Illinois. Let’s celebrate Pryor, who appeared on TV and in film throughout the 1970s, … Continue reading

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Larry Hagman has died: A 70s video remembrance

As you have likely heard by now – actor Larry Hagman passed away on Friday. 1970s-era fans will best remember Hagman as Major Anthony Nelson on reruns of I Dream of Jeannie (1965-1970) and as J.R. on nighttime soap, Dallas … Continue reading

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