Tag Archives: 1970

Saturday 70s Spots: Mend-Aid & ‘The Partridge Family’ (1970)

“Share in the good times with The Partridge Family – tonight on ABC.” The weekend is here and it’s time for a few retro commercials. Here’s a pair from 1970. In pole position, a spot for Mystick Mend-Aid adhesive tape … Continue reading

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Rad Ads (Father’s Day): Old Spice ‘Heart Belongs To Daddy’ (1970)

“Is there a better reason to give him Old Spice for Father’s Day?” Awwwww. Old Spice ‘Heart Belongs To Daddy’ originally appeared in the June 12, 1970 issue of LIFE magazine. (Source: LIFE) Previously on Rad Ads: Trans-Am Champion Datsun … Continue reading

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Funshine Friday: ‘Sesame Street’ End Credits (1970-71)

Hey, what do ya know! We made it to Friday. Let’s close out the week with some Sesame Street season two end credits circa 1970-1971. In the clip, Big Bird has learned a bit of Spanish, we look over a … Continue reading

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Rad Ads: Chevrolet ‘Camper’s Pickup’ (1970)

“During a long day’s drive, what you’ll savor most is that Chevrolet ride. And sweet it is.” Rollin’, rollin’, rollin’. Chevrolet ‘Camper’s Pickup’ originally appeared in the May, 1970 issue of Popular Mechanics magazine. (Source: Popular Mechanics) Previously on Rad … Continue reading

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Rad Ads: Jack Wild, ‘Some Beautiful’ (1970)

“14 million. That’s a lot of anything, especially people…but that’s how many people tune in H.R. Pufnstuf every Saturday morning on the NBC-TV network to watch Jack Wild and his friends.” “Some Beautiful” appeared on 1970’s The Jack Wild Album. … Continue reading

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Music For Monday: Christie, ‘San Bernadino’ (1970)

A few weeks back we featured Christie’s biggest hit, “Yellow River.” Today, we have Jeff Christie’s follow-up single, “San Bernadino.” “San Bernadino” just barely scraped the Billboard “Hot 100″ in the US, but fared better around Europe, hitting the Top … Continue reading

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