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Daily 70s Ad: Sony ‘Tummy TV’ (1971)

“We’ve come a long way from Tummy TV.” The 17″ Trinitron that’s too big to rest on your belly. Daily 70s Ad #284: Sony ‘Tummy TV’ originally appeared in the October 11, 1971 issue of New York magazine. (Source: New … Continue reading

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Music For Monday: Paul & Linda McCartney, ‘Uncle Albert/Admiral Halsey’ (1971)

Paul and Linda McCartney’s “Uncle Albert/Admiral Halsey” hit #1 on the US “Hot 100″ singles chart in September of 1971. The song (a blending of two songs, really) appears on McCartney’s second solo L.P., RAM. The official video below is … Continue reading

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Daily 70s Ad: RCA XL-100 Color TV (1971)

“Still watching black & white TV? RCA makes it a WHOLE NEW BALLGAME!” A rainbow of fantastic color in every box. Daily 70s Ad #261: RCA XL-100 Color TV originally appeared in the October 11, 1971 issue of New York … Continue reading

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Daily 70s Ad: Friskies ‘Kissing Pets’ (1971)

“Five irresistible flavors for both cats and dogs.” Awwwwww. Daily 70s Ad #258: Friskies ‘Kissing Pets’ originally appeared in the September 24, 1971 issue of LIFE magazine. (Source: LIFE) Previously on Daily 70s Ad: Rawlings NFL Jerseys For Kids (1977)

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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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