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70s Spots: Hungry Jack (Vernee Watson) & Glade (Doris Roberts) (1975)

“Big-tasting biscuits!” Another pair of celebrity sightings are on offer today. First, you’ll find Vernee Watson (Welcome Back, Kotter, Carter Country) in a 1975 Hungry Jack biscuits spot. Second, Doris Roberts (Angie, Everybody Loves Raymond) appears in a funny little … Continue reading

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Music For Monday: Rufus & Chaka Khan, ‘Once You Get Started’ (1975)

Monday, Monday, Monday! Time to check in with Cherry Stereo and see what’s on the Seventies turntable. Hey, it’s Rufus featuring Chaka Khan performing “Once You Get Started” on European TV in 1975. Let’s look & listen! Previously on Music … Continue reading

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70s Spots (Winter Holidays): Lionel Trains (1975)

“Don’t give your children anything less than your father gave you.” Today, let’s peek at a Lionel Trains commercial with a Christmas theme. Grandpa’s hobby is pretty impressive. I wonder how grandma feels about all of this. The spot aired … Continue reading

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70s Spots: Mercury Monarch ‘Mercedes Challenge’ (1975)

“41 out of 50 rated Monarch’s performance superior…” Did you know that in a test of “handling and driving-comfort” Mercury Monarch beats a Mercedes? Well, now you do. The spot below aired in May of 1975. Like me, you’ll recognize … Continue reading

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70s Spots: Grecian Formula 16 (1975)

“It’s as easy to use as water…” The following product always makes me think of Ronald Reagan, who famously-claimed he didn’t use hair dye. Did he, perhaps, use Grecian Formula 16 instead? The spot below aired in January of 1975 … Continue reading

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70s Spots: Norelco Shaver ‘Gotcha!’ (1975)

“Get a shave so close, Norelco dares to match shaves with a blade.” Today, we have another one of the famous “Gotcha” commercials for Norelco shavers. The spot aired in May of 1975. Norelco Shaver ‘Gotcha!’ Commercial, 1975 Previously on … Continue reading

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