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70s Spots: Ford Granada ‘In Germany’ (1976)

“The new Ford Granada came to Germany to match the quiet of its ride with a $20,000 Mercedes-Benz.” The brave Ford Granada went to Bavaria to compare itself to Mercedes-Benz. According to this commercial from December, 1976 – it survived. … Continue reading

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70s Spots: RCA ColorTrak TV (Samantha Eggar, 1976)

“RCA is making television better and better.” Here’s actor, Samantha Eggar (Doctor Dolittle, The Molly Maguires) for RCA ColorTrak TV sets. The spot aired in December of 1976. Fun fact, I was a dinner guest at Samantha Eggar’s place one … Continue reading

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70s Spots: Kentucky Fried Chicken ‘BBQ Twang’ (1976)

“It gives ya some tasty twang!” Back when KFC was still known as Kentucky Fried Chicken they fired up a newfangled barbeque-style flavor. Ooowee, it shore was twangy! The spot below aired 40 years ago, in July of 1976. *Update: … Continue reading

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70s Spots: ’77 Ford Pinto (1976)

“America’s best-selling small car last year is an even better idea for ’77.” Happy Friday! Here’s a perky spot for the 1977 Ford Pinto that aired in December of 1976. Go on, ride the Pony! ’77 Ford Pinto Commercial, 1976 … Continue reading

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70s Spots: M&M’s Candies Man (1976)

“The milk chocolate melts in your mouth…not in your hand.” Now here’s a good one. It’s the M&M’s Candies Man singing a version of “The Candy Man” and prancing around San Francisco with a pack of kids. The spot aired … Continue reading

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Daily 70s Spot #552: Magnavox TV W/ Built-In Odyssey Game (1976)

“Quality in every detail.” Here’s a commercial for a Magnavox TV with the Odyssey video game system’s Pong built right in. Just one touch is all it takes and you’re immersed in a world of stunning tennis-like competition. The spot … Continue reading

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