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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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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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