Tag Archives: 1973

Rad Ads: ‘Cleopatra Jones’ (1973)

“She’s 6 feet 2″ of Dynamite!” 6′ 2″?! Wow! Cleopatra Jones originally appeared in the July, 1973 issue of Ebony magazine. (Source: Ebony) Previously on Rad Ads: Ford LTD Trio (1978)

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Rad Ads: Godfrey Cambridge For Kool-Aid (1973)

“Another Kool-Aid smile.” Actor-comedian, Godfrey Cambridge appeared in the 1970s films Watermelon Man and Cotton Comes To Harlem, among others. Godfrey Cambridge For Kool-Aid originally appeared in the July, 1973 issue of Ebony magazine. (Source: Ebony) Previously on Rad Ads: … Continue reading

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Saturday 70s Spots: Halls ‘Vapor Action’ & Vicks (1973 & ’74)

“When you have a cold, get Halls Mentho Lyptus with Vapor Action!” Hall & Vicks, wasn’t that a 70s band? Maybe not, but if you’re feeling a bit under the weather you may find extra interest in today’s pair of … Continue reading

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Rad Ads: ‘Shaft In Africa’ (1973)

“The Brother Man in the Motherland.” Not phallic at all. Move along, folks. Shaft In Africa originally appeared in the July, 1973 issue of Ebony magazine. (Source: Ebony) Previously on Rad Ads: Ford Courier Pickup (1978)

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Music For Monday: Olivia Newton-John, ‘Let Me Be There’ (1973)

I’m not sure how we managed to go so long without posting an Olivia Newton-John song, but it’s time to sort that out. Here’s Newton-John performing her first big US hit, “Let Me Be There” on the UK’s Sez Les … Continue reading

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Brady Bunch Moments: Peter Gets Fired (1973)

Brady Bunch Moments! ‘Member that time Peter got a job in Mr. Martinelli’s bicycle shop? Poor Pete, he tried so hard to succeed. The clip below originally aired during season 4 of The Brady Bunch and was ably directed by … Continue reading

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