Tag Archives: 1977

Funshine Friday: Little Ronald McDonald Doll (1977)

Happy Funshine Friday, Bionic pals! Here’s an early morning commercial for McDonald’s you may have caught in 1976 or ’77 featuring the Little Ronald McDonald doll. Only $1.00! That’s a cheap gift. Somehow though, the whole clown thing seems slightly … Continue reading

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Music For Monday: David Gates (Bread), ‘Goodbye Girl’ (1978)

On this mellow Monday, we head back 37 years to February 11, 1978, where we find David Gates (of Bread) singing “Goodbye Girl” on American Bandstand. “Goodbye Girl” was a Top 20 hit and was the theme song for The … Continue reading

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Music For Monday: Métal Urbain, ‘Panik’ (1977)

Another Monday has rolled around and that means it’s time to politely tap our feet and bob our heads to some 70s music. Or, maybe pogo. Pogoing is good too. Here’s Parisian punk rock band, Métal Urbain performing their first … Continue reading

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Funshine Friday: ‘The Muppet Show’ – Elton John, ‘Crocodile Rock’ (1977)

Happy Funshine Friday, friends! To help get our weekend off to a grand start, let’s watch Elton John perform “Crocodile Rock” surrounded by furry reptiles. The entertaining segment below appeared on The Muppet Show and Muppet Wiki lists the production … Continue reading

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Daily 70s Ad: Ford Fairmont Wagon (1977)

“Built for today, but designed for the years ahead.” I’m getting a Close Encounters ’77 vibe here. Daily 70s Ad #363: Ford Fairmont Wagon originally appeared in the December, 1977 issue of Popular Mechanics magazine. (Source: Popular Mechanics) Previously on … Continue reading

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Daily 70s Ad: Mazda GLC Hatchback (1977)

“You’re gonna love our Great Little Car.” Three grand – that’s a “great little price.” Daily 70s Ad #352: Mazda GLC Hatchback originally appeared in the December, 1977 issue of Popular Mechanics magazine. (Source: Popular Mechanics) Previously on Daily 70s … Continue reading

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