Tag Archives: 1974

Funshine Friday: The Osmonds, ‘Having A Party’ (1974)

Here’s The Osmonds circa 1974 (possibly 1975) dancin’, singin’ and “Having A Party.” “Having A Party” appeared on The Osmonds 1974 LP Love Me For A Reason and hit #28 on the UK charts. Have a very happy Funshine Friday! … Continue reading

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70s Spots (Holidays): Kodak Pocket Camera (Xmas, 1974)

“Kodak gifts. For your family tree.” Continuing the holiday season commercial-fest, we have a Kodak Pocket Camera spot from November of 1974. This one features actor-director Noam Pitlik as the dad in the middle of a human Christmas tree. Let … Continue reading

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70s Spots: ’74 Chevy Caprice & Mercury Montego (1973)

“A car that almost drives itself.” A pair of “new for ’74” car commercials today. In the first garage we find the Chevy Caprice Classic. This thing just about drives itself! The spot aired in November of 1973. In the … Continue reading

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Funshine Friday (Holiday Repeat): ‘Partridge Family 2200 A.D.,’ ‘Gypsy Girl’ (1974)

Let’s enjoy a day-after-Thanksgiving repeat for Funshine Friday. (I’m too full to get up off the couch). Hanna-Barbera’s Partridge Family 2200 A.D. originally ran in the fall of 1974. 16 episodes were produced, airing on CBS. This animated, futuristic take … Continue reading

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Funshine Friday: ‘Go!’ Show (1974) & ‘Big John, Little John’ (1976)

“Some season! Some show! That’s Go!” Happy Funshine Friday! Are you ready for the weekend? (Rhetorical question). Here’s two nifty promos for NBC’s Saturday Morning Seventies programming. The Go! clip aired in September 1974 during The NBC Saturday Morning Preview … Continue reading

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70s Spots: Life Savers Gum & Kool-Aid (1974)

“Is it too much mint?” Two commercials just right for snacking into November. First, a Life Savers Spearmint Gum spot. After that, a commercial for Kool-Aid starring Moosie Drier (Bob Newhart Show, Kids Incorporated). Both spots aired in September of … Continue reading

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