Category Archives: 70s TV

Sunday 70s Spots: John Newcombe & Tuborg Gold Beer (1978)

“So advanced – it’s simple.” Rounding off our 1978 weekend; we have two commercials produced in 1977, airing in January ’78. Firstly, tennis player, John Newcombe for Canon cameras. This spot ran often and I remember it well. Newcombe won … Continue reading

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Saturday 70s Spots: Dallas Times & DEP Shampoo (1978)

“We are the pages – that people are turning to.” The weekend hath arrived! Time to wheel out the old timey commercials. We’ll continue with a 1978 theme and enjoy two spots from that year. First, a Dallas Times Herald … Continue reading

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Sunday 70s Spots: Datsun & ‘Match Game PM’ (1978)

“Nobody demands more from a Datsun…than Datsun!” On this fine, lazy Sunday, we step back in time to 1978 and view two commercials you may have caught that year. First up, one for the Datsun B-210 GX that aired in … Continue reading

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Saturday 70s Spots: Bernie Kopell & Bob Hope (1976)

“Sold more handheld calculators…than anybody else in America.” Handheld calculators! The Love Boat! Bob Hope! We’ve got a mighty mix for today’s vintage spots. First in the queue, The Love Boat‘s Bernie “Doc” Kopell for National Semiconductor calculators. The spot … Continue reading

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Sunday 70s Spots: The New Chevrolets (1979)

“This is it, America – the new Chevrolet!” Let’s take a lazy Sunday afternoon drive with Chevy. Here we have two commercials that aired at the start of January, 1979 and were produced a bit earlier in ’78. First up, … Continue reading

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Saturday 70s Spots: Xerox Meets ‘The Jeffersons’ (1975)

“You can count on it for making copies…if not commercials.” Today, we’ve got a pair of Xerox commercials that aired in January of 1975 and were produced a bit earlier in 1974. The first spot stars Franklin Cover, who later … Continue reading

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