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Daily 70s Ad: Fotomat ‘America’s Parking Lots’ (1971)

(Click to enlarge) “Driving up to a Fotomat store is just about the easiest way in the whole world to get a roll of pictures developed.” I like to think these Fotomat huts are still around somewhere. I refuse to … 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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Funshine Friday: ‘Archie’s T.V. Funnies’ (1971)

Archie’s T.V. Funnies, produced by Filmation, first appeared on the silly screen in September of 1971. 16 episodes were created and repeated. The animated series was hosted by Archie and his pals and cartoon segments featured comic strip icons such … Continue reading

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Music For Monday: June & ‘Mother’ Maybelle Carter, ‘There’s No Hiding Place Down Here’ (Live ’71)

A very good Monday morning to you! Here’s June Carter Cash and “Mother” Maybelle Carter taking us all the way back to the early 1930s via a 1971 appearance on The Johnny Cash Show. This short and wonderful clip finds … Continue reading

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Daily 70s Ad: Pogue’s Polyester Dress & Suede Coat (1971)

(Click to enlarge) “Brown or raspberry. 140.00 in Better Dresses.” That is certainly some “butter-soft” suede. Daily 70s Ad #177: Pogue’s Polyester Dress & Suede Coat originally appeared in the August, 1971 issue of Cincinnati magazine. (Source: Cincinnati) Previously on … Continue reading

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Saturday 70s Spots: STP Oil Treatment (1971 & ’76)

“It helps your oil do a better job.” On this fine, sunny Saturday, I’ve got a pair of STP Oil Treatment commercials ready to pour. First up, a spot from October, 1971 featuring some early 70s race cars. After that, … Continue reading

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