Tag Archives: 1978

Daily 70s Ad: Dick Van Dyke For Kodak Colorburst (1978)

(Click to enlarge) “Bright, brilliant, bursting color by Kodak.” Hurray for Dick Van Dyke! Still going strong at 88. He’s outlived this camera – and Kodak itself. Daily 70s Ad #193: Dick Van Dyke For Kodak Colorburst originally appeared in … Continue reading

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Daily 70s Ad: Hughes Airwest ‘Top Banana’ (1978)

(Click to enlarge) “It’s easy with the Yes-for-less Fare.” Hughes Airwest – owned by Howard Hughes and operated throughout the 70s. An airline to rattle the ol’ memory banks. Daily 70s Ad #188: Hughes Airwest ‘Top Banana’ originally appeared in … Continue reading

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Music For Monday: Elvis Costello, ‘(What’s So Funny ‘Bout) Peace, Love, And Understanding’ (1978)

On this fine Monday, with war and violence flaring across the planet, we ask ourselves “(What’s So Funny ‘Bout) Peace, Love, And Understanding“? “(What’s So Funny ‘Bout) Peace, Love, And Understanding” was written by British rocker, Nick Lowe and made … Continue reading

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Daily 70s Ad: Cherokee Rainbow Sandals (1978)

(Click to enlarge) “Super Rainbow Stripes with Wood and the New Flexible ‘Beep Beep’ bottom. Lots of Earthy Colors.” Far out! Daily 70s Ad #178: Cherokee Rainbow Sandals originally appeared in the August, 1978 issue of Orange Coast magazine. (Source: … Continue reading

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Saturday 70s Spots: ‘Bugs Bunny Meets The Super-Heroes’ & ‘The Gong Show’ (1978)

“Bugs Bunny and all his pals, live onstage in a brand new show!” Our theme for today’s 1970s commercials is “Goofball.” First up, we have a rare spot for the live-action stage show, Bugs Bunny Meets The Super-Heroes. Wow, that … Continue reading

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Daily 70s Ad: Vetter Motorcycle Windjammer (1978)

(Click to enlarge) “The world’s best fairing just got painted your color.” According to Wikipedia, Vetter Fairing Company was sold in ’78 and went bankrupt a few years after that. Daily 70s Ad #170: Vetter Motorcycle Windjammer originally appeared in … Continue reading

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