Tag Archives: 1977

Daily 70s Ad: Datsun 200-SX (1977)

(Click ad to enlarge) “A sporty car with everything but a sports car price.” Yeah. That looks just like a sports car. Hell, it’s practically a Formula 1. Daily 70s Ad #99: Datsun 200-SX originally appeared in the March, 1977 … Continue reading

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Funshine Friday: ‘The Skatebirds’ (1977)

Hanna-Barbera’s live-action series, The Skatebirds only ran in its full, 60-minute glory for four months, from September, 1977 to January, 1978. Much like The Banana Splits, The Skatebirds featured four costumed characters with voices dubbed by animation actors. Between the … Continue reading

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Daily 70s Ad: US Army ‘Bravo’ (1977)

(Click ad to enlarge) “Everybody wants that feeling of accomplishment.” “Good pay” and “30 days paid vacation each year” included. Daily 70s Ad #94: US Army ‘Bravo’ originally appeared in the March, 1977 issue of Popular Mechanics magazine. (Source: Popular … Continue reading

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Sunday 70s Spots: Timex & Speidel Digital Watches (1977 & ’78)

“Tough enough to be a Timex.” This Sunday, I’ve got a pair of watch commercials for you. Digital watches, because they were the hottest and hippest 70s’ tech for your wrist! First up, famed sports journalist, Jim McKay for Timex … Continue reading

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Saturday 70s Spot: Burger King ‘Thank You America’ (1977)

“We’re America’s Burger King.” Here’s your 70s spot for Saturday. Attempting to hold onto the Bicentennial fervor of the previous summer, Burger King holds a “Thank you, America” sweepstakes contest. Actor-singer Irene Cara makes a brief appearance. Don’t blink! The … Continue reading

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Funshine Friday: ‘Sesame Street’: ‘Pinball Number Count’ Song (1977)

“1, 2, 3, 4, 5…6, 7, 8, 9, 10…11, tweeeeeeeelve!” A very happy Funshine Friday to you! Let’s roll into another classic Sesame Street tune today – the “Pinball Number Count”! “Pinball Number Count” made it’s debut on Sesame Street‘s … Continue reading

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