Tag Archives: 1975

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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70s Spots: Holiday Inn ‘Surprise!’ (1975)

“The best surprise – is no surprise.” I hope everyone in the US and Canada is enjoying a relaxing, extended Labor day weekend. The following Holiday Inn commercial may help calm your nerves during your time off. The spot aired … Continue reading

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70s Spots: ’75 General Motors Compact Cars (1974)

“There may never be a better time to move to a GM compact.” On this lazy Sunday, we have another car commercial for you. Here we find General Motors showing off their line of upcoming compact vehicles for 1975; Chevrolet … Continue reading

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70s Spots: Brylcreem ‘Success’ (1975)

“Brylcreem makes success go to your head.” A little dab o’ Brylcreem has brought great success to the gentleman in this spot. The commercial aired in November of 1975. Sail on, Monday! Brylcreem ‘Success’ Commercial, 1975 Previously on 70s Spots: … Continue reading

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