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70s Spots: Aim Toothpaste & Mentholatum Ointment (1976 & ’77)

“Take Aim against cavities.” Let’s get ourselves cleaned up with commercials for Aim toothpaste and Mentholatum Ointment. The Aim spot aired in July of 1977 and the Mentholatum spot aired in January of 1976. We were a strictly a Crest … Continue reading

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70s Spots: Cadillac De Ville & Chevy Monte Carlo (1976)

“How do you improve a Cadillac?” To help get you through your mid-week drive-time we have a pair of vehicle spots from 1976. Firstly, a commercial for the ’77 Cadillac Sedan de Ville from October ’76. Second, a spot from … Continue reading

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70s Spots: Pepsi Light & Schlitz ‘Clambake’ (1976)

“Lemony taste in. Half the calories out.” Raise your hand if you remember Pepsi Light! Well, I sure do. Here’s a spot for the soft drink from January 1976 (produced in 1975). While researching this a bit I was unable … Continue reading

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70s Spots: Budweiser Champion Clydesdales (1976)

“Champion Clydesdale – symbolic of the King of Beers.” A pair of Budweiser commercials today, focused on the “proud tradition” of “Champion” Clydesdale horses. The spots aired in January of 1976 (probably produced in ’75). I’m fairly certain that’s Ed … Continue reading

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70s Spots: Wendy’s (Animated) & Hungry Bull Restaurants (1976)

“Where quality is our recipe.” A pair of chewable commercials today from 1976. First, an animated spot for a Wendy’s restaurant Grand Opening in Ohio. This’un aired in September of ’76. Second, a commercial for the Hungry Bull restaurant from … Continue reading

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70s Spots: Sanka Coffee (Robert Young) & Kawasaki Motorcycles (1976)

“Maybe it’s the coffee you should be drinking.” 1976 time! Here’s a Sanka decaf coffee spot starring Robert Young of Marcus Welby, M.D. and Father Knows Best fame. He’s not a coffee drinker, but he plays one on TV. Or … Continue reading

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