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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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Music For Monday: The Honey Cone, ‘Want Ads’ (1971)

“Gonna put it in the want ads..” A glance through the chart book tells us that the #1 tune on Billboard’s “Hot 100″ for this week, June of 1971, was The Honey Cone with “Want Ads.” This energetic sing-a-long was … Continue reading

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Funshine Friday: ‘Willy Wonka’ – Veruca Salt Sings ‘I Want It Now’ (1971)

A very good Funshine Friday to you, Bionic Pals! Here’s the bratty and magnificent Veruca Salt singing “I Want It Now” from 1971′s Willy Wonka & The Chocolate Factory. Veruca Salt is portrayed by Julie Dawn Cole and “I Want … Continue reading

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Brady Bunch Moments: Groovy Greg Strikes Out (1971)

Hello, young lovers! Join in with a classic Brady Bunch Moment below as Greg Brady dresses in his finest hippy threads and attempts to seduce an attractive older woman on the high school campus. Embarrassment and broken dreams ensue. Ain’t … Continue reading

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Daily 70s Ad: Coca-Cola ’365′ (1971)

(Click to enlarge) “365 days a year, Coca-Cola gives you real refreshment.” This one looks mighty refreshing on a 100 degree Southern California day. Daily 70s Ad #124: Coca-Cola ’365′ originally appeared in the July, 1971 issue of Cincinnati magazine. … Continue reading

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