Tag Archives: 1975

70s Spots: Raid & Monroe Shocks ‘Indy 500’ (1975)

“The toughest Raid we’ve ever made.” Two spots from July of 1975 on display today. First, we have one for Raid bug spray. After that, Al Unser races the Indy 500 on Monroe Shocks. Raid Commercial (1975) Monroe Shocks ‘Indy … Continue reading

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70s Spots: Shout & Heet (1975)

“Shout it out!” It’s Sunday. A good time to see to the laundry and tend to your lower back pain. Here to help you with that is a spot from July of 1975 introducing the public to Shout stain remover. … Continue reading

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Holiday Special (Repeat): ‘Be My Valentine, Charlie Brown’ (1975)

Happy Valentine’s Day! To celebrate the holiday we’ll be floating back 42 years and basking in a few clips from Be My Valentine, Charlie Brown. Be My Valentine, Charlie Brown first aired on January 28, 1975. The 30-minute special was … Continue reading

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70s Spots: McDonald’s Quarter Pounder & Big Mac Jingles (1975 & ’76)

“Two all-beef patties…” Two classic commercials for McDonald’s now. One from November 1975 featuring a crew of jostling football and Quarter Pounder fans. After that, fast-forward two months for a January 1976 spot for the Big Mac with an appearance … Continue reading

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70s Spots: Milton Berle For Lums Restaurants (1975)

“No one else will give you more.” Here’s two spots for Lums Restaurant starring company spokesperson, Milton Berle. Like me, you may be wondering, “what the heck is Lums?” The Lums restaurant chain started in Florida in 1956. By 1971 … Continue reading

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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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