Tag Archives: 1977

70s Spots: ‘Oh, God!’ (George Burns) & The Tony Awards (1977)

“I’m a big hit. Socko! Boffo!” Two entertaining spots from the entertainment industry for our Friday. First, George Burns narrates a November 1977 promo for his hit film, “Oh, God!”. Second, a May 1977 ABC promo for the Tony Awards. … Continue reading

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70s Spots: American Express (Jack Nicklaus) & Atari (Chuck McCann) (1977)

“Man does not live by golf alone.” Two commercials from late 1977 to enjoy today. First, we have one from October ’77 for American Express. Golf champ Jack Nicklaus stars and the theme is tennis. A clever twist! After that, … Continue reading

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70s Spots: Xerox Automatic Typewriters (1976 & ’77)

“The automatic typewriter that’s twice as fast.” Watch as Xerox goes from producing an “automatic typewriter” (not quite a word processor) in January 1976 to the “Display Typing System” (definitely a word processor) in November 1977. What will them fancy … Continue reading

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Music For Monday: The Brothers Johnson, ‘Strawberry Letter 23’ (1977)

Monday is here and it’s time for some music! Hop on over to Cherry Stereo for the latest and oh, so greatest in Seventies tunes. Today, The Brothers Johnson are performing their top 5 hit, “Strawberry Letter 23” on TopPop … Continue reading

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70s Spots: Pepsi ‘The Boss’ & Pabst Blue Ribbon ‘Elephant’ (1977)

“If you pour a lot of Pepsi – bring home The Boss.” Two liquid refreshment spots on the counter today. One for Pepsi Cola showing off the 64 ounce bottle known as “The Boss.” Funny, in these days of overindulgence, … Continue reading

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70s Spots: Polaroid (Garner & Hartley) & RCA TV (Cicely Tyson) (1977)

“The simplest camera in the world.” How goes the fledgling weekend? Thanks for checking in for a double dose of nostalgia. Here’s two spots that aired in October of 1977. First, the famous team of James Garner and Marriette Hartley … Continue reading

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