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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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Funshine Friday: Kings Dominion Theme Park Commercials (1978)

Happy Funshine Friday! Here’s a pair of 1978 commercials for Kings Dominion theme park. The first spot features perennial favorite, Dick Van Dyke. Kings Dominion is located in Virginia and opened in May of 1975. It is the sister park … Continue reading

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Trailer Tuesday: ‘Force 10 From Navarone’ (1978)

By the great beard of Alistair MacLean! It’s been ages since we’ve rolled out a Trailer Tuesday here at the ‘Disco. Let’s take in the trailer for 1978’s Force 10 From Navarone. This World War II action’er is a sequel … Continue reading

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Daily 70s Ad: ’79 Chevy Malibu, ‘Apple Pie’ (1978)

“Dig in, America. Dig in deep.” Go ahead and bite into a slice. It’s got plenty of iron. Daily 70s Ad #357: ’79 Chevy Malibu, ‘Apple Pie’ originally appeared in the November, 1978 issue of Popular Mechanics magazine. (Source: Popular … 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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