Tag Archives: 1978

Rad Ads: Levi’s Sportswear ‘Fleeced’ (1978)

“Panatela Separates. You’ll stand out from the herd without getting fleeced.” Yeah, look again. Those are sheep people back there. Levi’s Sportswear ‘Fleeced’ originally appeared in the July, 1978 issue of Popular Mechanics magazine. (Source: Popular Mechanics) Previously on Rad … Continue reading

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Music For Monday: Ramones, ‘Road To Ruin’ Mini-Concert (1978)

OK, let’s get this week started off right. Here’s the Ramones performing three songs from Road to Ruin in a tight six minutes. “Don’t Come Close,” “She’s The One,” and “Go Mental” as played on the UK’s Old Grey Whistle … Continue reading

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Sunday 70s Spots: Joe Frazier & Ray Bolger (1978)

“Everything you always wanted in a beer. And less.” Happy Sunday! Let’s continue with our weekend celebrity commercial theme. Together again, for the very first time, we have the strange pairing of boxer, Joe Frazier and actor, Ray Bolger. First, … Continue reading

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Rad Ads: Hunt’s Manwich Sandwich Sauce (1978)

“A sandwich is a sandwich, but a Manwich is a meal.” Contains tomatoes, sweet onions, bell peppers and a “special blend” of spices. Hunt’s Manwich Sandwich Sauce originally appeared in the June, 1978 issue of Ebony magazine. (Source: Ebony) Previously … Continue reading

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Sunday 70s Spots: Toyota’s ‘Car Of The 80s’ (1978)

“You asked for it, you got it – Toyota!” With feathered hair and flares flapping in the wind we continue our 1978 weekend. Today, it’s all about Toyota. First, we peek into the future with the new Celica that’s ready … Continue reading

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Saturday 70s Spots: Ken-L-Ration & ‘The Pump’ Hairspray (1978)

Sing with me now: “The Pump…Do do doot…The Pump!” A grand Saturday to everyone! Time to dust off some vintage 70s commercials. This weekend our theme is 1978. First up, you’ll enjoy a Ken-L-Ration talking puppies dog food spot from … Continue reading

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