Tag Archives: 1972

Funshine Friday: ‘The Most Important Person’ (1972)

Sutherland Learning Associates produced 66 episodes of The Most Important Person and they originally ran as segments on Captain Kangaroo in the early 1970s. Later, the episodes were sold to local TV stations and ran during children’s programming throughout the … Continue reading

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Rad Ads: Trans-Am Champion Datsun (1972)

“20 million people have switched to Champion Spark Plugs.” Pete Brock (and his stylish cravat) showing off specially-designed Datsun vehicles sporting Champion Spark Plugs. Trans-Am Champion Datsun originally appeared in the June, 1972 issue of Popular Science magazine. (Source: Popular … Continue reading

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Music For Monday: Kris Kristofferson, ‘Lovin’ Her Was Easier’ (1972)

Let’s take this week in a relaxed fashion and start off with something mellow. Like, for instance, Kris Kristofferson performing “Lovin’ Her Was Easier (Than Anything I’ll Ever Do Again)” on the UK’s Old Grey Whistle Test in 1972. “Lovin’ … Continue reading

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Rad Ads: ‘Join The Olivetti Girls’ (1972)

“Hey! If you work in an office and type on an electric typewriter, join us. Be an Olivetti Girl!” Yes, this is an ad for typewriters, adding machines and copiers. ‘Join The Olivetti Girls’ originally appeared in the April 17, … Continue reading

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Rad Ads: American Motors’ Hornet Sportabout Wagon (1972)

“When you buy a 1972 Hornet Sportabout, you get the only wagon made in America that gives you sleek, racy looks, a rear lift gate and 60.8 cubic feet of cargo space.” Available in mustard yellow with a shaggy puppy … Continue reading

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Rad Ads: American Motors’ Pierre Cardin Javelin SST (1972)

“Only Pierre Cardin can make upholstery look so elegant, door panels so classy, and a headliner so chic.” American Motors’ French connection. American Motors’ Pierre Cardin Javelin SST originally appeared in the March 20, 1972 issue of New York magazine. … Continue reading

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