Tag Archives: 1978

Trailer Tuesday: ‘Jaws 2′ (1978)

“Just when you thought it was safe to go back in the water…” Summer is fast approaching and thoughts turn to warm sun, beach visits and…scary shark movies. Jaws 2 (sequel to 1975’s Jaws) swam into theaters in June of … Continue reading

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Saturday 70s Spots: Chevrolet ‘Garage Sale’ & ‘Drive-In’ (1976 & ’78)

“C’mon down to your Chevy dealer’s garage sale now.” Time to roll out some car commercials. Here’s two for Chevrolet. First up, a spot from September, 1976 featuring a garage sale theme. After that, a collection of Chevy pickups enjoy … Continue reading

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Saturday 70s Spots: Parker Bros. Waterworks & Story Teller (1973 & ’78)

If all went to plan, these spots would have gone up early this morning. However, YouTube was having issues displaying images on this fine Saturday. That seems to be sorted out now and we can take in two toy-related commercials. … Continue reading

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Music For Monday: Boney M., ‘Rivers Of Babylon’ (1978)

A very wonderful Monday to you. Today, we’ve got Boney M.‘s biggest US hit, “Rivers of Babylon,” which rose to #30 in 1978. The tune was a massive hit across much of Europe, and still rates as one of the … Continue reading

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Show Toppers: ‘Flying High’ (1978)

By the great, grey strands of Howard Cosell’s toupee! It’s been much too long since we’ve flipped on the box for an episode of Show Toppers. Let’s dive right into another long-lost 1970s TV intro. Flying High ran on CBS … 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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