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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 Spots: Remington & Norelco Shavers (1978)

“Shaves as close as a blade or your money back.” The weekend is here and that means ancient commercials are being transmitted throughout the ‘Disco. Today I have a pair of electric shaver spots buzzing. First up, one for Remington. … Continue reading

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Sunday 70s Spot: Budweiser Beer With Lou Rawls (1978)

“When do you say ‘Budweiser’?” Here’s your Sunday 70s Spot. And yes, it’s another Budweiser beer commercial. This one features singer, Lou Rawls who starred in more than a few Bud ads. Spot aired in October of 1978. Budweiser Beer … Continue reading

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Sunday 70s Spot: Vintage Domino’s Pizza (1978)

“Hot, friendly, fast delivery.” A very fine Sunday morning to you. Here’s your 70s spot: a very early Domino’s Pizza commercial. This one stems from the Kentucky market. I don’t remember consuming Domino’s until the early 80s during my Los … Continue reading

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Saturday 70s Spot: National Car Rental With David Doyle (1978)

“The Big Green Team.” Time for the Saturday 70s Spot. Here we find actor David Doyle, of Charlie’s Angels fame, as coach and spokesperson for National Car Rental. The commercial aired in October of 1978. Get in there and really…rent! … Continue reading

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Funshine Friday: ‘Sesame Street’: Paul Simon, ‘Me And Julio Down By The Schoolyard’ (1978)

Happy Funshine Friday! Here’s Paul Simon (and a small friend) singing “Me and Julio Down by the Schoolyard.” The clip is from Simon’s appearance on Sesame Street, episode 1187 which originally aired on November 28, 1978. Clap along “and dance.” … Continue reading

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