Tag Archives: 1971

Daily 70s Spot #493: Chevy Wagon ‘Luggage Rack’ (1971)

“Chevrolet is offering a luggage rack at no charge.” 1971 today and a spot from Chevrolet. Here we find the Chevy and Chevelle wagons with a free luggage rack on offer. What’s especially cool about this spot is it was … Continue reading

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Daily 70s Spot #481, 482: Sears Paint – Paul Revere & Teddy Roosevelt (1971)

“For great American homes…like yours.” On this spring Sunday, we wrap-up 1971 week with two spots for Sears Best Exterior Latex Paint. First we get a look at Paul Revere’s Midnight Ride. Second, a peek at Teddy Roosevelt’s Long Island … Continue reading

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Daily 70s Spot #479, 480: Texaco Marching Bands & Restrooms (1971)

“Something a lady really appreciates.” “Marching Bands & Restrooms”? That’s right! They’re the themes of two Texaco spots from November 1971 on display today. First up, an extravagant halftime show complete with baton twirlers, fireworks and a marching band. After … Continue reading

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Daily 70s Spot #478: Dodge Polaras With Allan Melvin (1971)

“It’s really plush.” Friday has come around again and it’s April Fool’s Day to boot. Here to celebrate with us are Allan ‘”Brady Bunch” Melvin and Rick “Dukes of Hazzard” Hurst. You’ll find both in this July 1971 spot for … Continue reading

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Daily 70s Spot #477: GE Television Set (1971)

“We build every television as if we had to use it ourselves.” Today, we have a spot for General Electric and their “one-touch color tuning” television set. A bit of 1928 TV history is shown off in this one. The … Continue reading

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Daily 70s Spot #476: Joe Namath For Hamilton Beach Butter-Up Popper (1971)

“It’s so automatic I never have to scramble around.” Here’s something of a commercial classic. At least to my 70s-addled mind. It’s football great, Joe Namath for the Hamilton Beach Butter Up Popper. The spot aired in November of 1971 … Continue reading

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