Tag Archives: 1974

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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Sunday 70s Spots: Honda Motorcycles & McDonald’s (1975)

“Good things happen on a Honda.” Having a nice, lazy Sunday? 1975 weekend continues now with another pair of commercials from the year. First up, a fun spot for the Honda 360 with a bank robber theme. Following that, a … Continue reading

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Saturday 70s Spots: Pat Morita & Jamie Farr For Dodge (1975)

“Hey, Charger!” Commercial time for a holiday weekend! It’s 1975 (just because) and we’ll start things off with two spots for Dodge Charger. First up, we find Pat Morita (not yet co-starring in Happy Days) making an appearance. After that, … Continue reading

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Music For Monday: The Rubettes, ‘Sugar Baby Love’ (1974)

The Rubettes debut single, “Sugar Baby Love,” went to the very top of the UK charts and made a respectable dent in the US Top 40, nestling in at #30 in early 1974. I don’t know if I’d ever heard … Continue reading

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Saturday 70s Spots: Formula 409 (1973 & ’74)

“Just spray and wipe.” Today, in Commercialville, we have a pair of spots for Formula 409 spray cleaner. Firstly, a strange spot featuring Home Economic students turning into giant thumbs. After that, one with a toy train set and a … Continue reading

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Music For Monday: Bachman-Turner Overdrive, ‘You Ain’t Seen Nothing Yet’ (1974)

Bachman-Turner Overdrive’s Randy Bachman originally wrote “You Ain’t Seen Nothing Yet” as a joke and was reluctant to release it as a single. Good thing he changed his mind, as the song shot to #1 on the US, Canadian, German, … Continue reading

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