Category Archives: 70s Culture

Daily 70s Ad: Bob Dylan ‘Self Portrait’ (1970)

(Click to enlarge) “In four weeks this portrait will be in one million homes.” Self Portrait is Bob Dylan’s 10th studio L.P. and contains an abundance of cover songs across four sides of vinyl. Daily 70s Ad #229: Bob Dylan … Continue reading

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Daily 70s Ad: Chevy Nova ‘Cop Car’ (1978)

(Click to enlarge) “Chevy’s specially equipped police Nova is now on duty in police departments in 49 states.” Its no Gran Torino, but it’ll do. Daily 70s Ad #228: Chevy Nova ‘Cop Car’ originally appeared in the August, 1978 issue … Continue reading

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Daily 70s Ad: Boy Scout’s Lady’s Uniform (1972)

(Click to enlarge) “Ladies, here’s your new optional uniform that’s as kicky as the spring that’s coming in!” Kicky! Daily 70s Ad #227: Boy Scout’s Lady’s Uniform originally appeared in the October, 1972 issue of Scouting magazine. (Source: Scouting) Previously … Continue reading

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Daily 70s Ad: WXIX-TV ‘’Star Trek’ For Fall’ (1975)

(Click to enlarge) “Proud of our independence and yours.” Not a bad line-up of reruns. Daily 70s Ad #226: WXIX-TV ‘’Star Trek’ For Fall’ originally appeared in the September, 1975 issue of Cincinnati magazine. (Source: Cincinnati) Previously on Daily 70s … Continue reading

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Daily 70s Ad: Toyota Celica ST (1971)

(Click to enlarge) “Economy cars don’t usually do a standing 1/4 mile in 17.5 seconds. But the Celica can.” Ain’t she a beaut’? Check out those hood vents and rally stripes. The electronic clock comes standard too! Daily 70s Ad … Continue reading

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Daily 70s Ad: Cancún Vacation, Mexico (1976)

(Click to enlarge) “1,000 years ago, Cancún was an island of unspoiled beaches in the Mexican Caribbean. Today, it still is.” Sometimes it occurs to me that the young models in these ads are now senior citizens. Not that there’s … Continue reading

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