Tag Archives: 1978

70s Spots (Holidays) Löwenbräu Christmas (1978)

“Here’s to good friends!” Time to bring out the Löwenbräu and celebrate the holidays with friends and family. The spot below aired on Christmas Day 1978. Löwenbräu Christmas Commercial (1978) Previously on 70s Spots: United Airlines ‘Hawaiian Xmas’ (1970) More … Continue reading

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70s Spots (Holidays): Radio Shack ‘Science Fair’ (Xmas, 1978)

“150 different gifts they can enjoy long after Christmas is over.” Our 25 days of holiday-themed 70s commercials continues with a December 1978 spot for Radio Shack. Longtime Tandy spokesperson Paul Burke shows off the Science Fair Electronic Project Kit … Continue reading

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70s Spots: Breyers Ice Cream & Di-Gel (1978)

“I like pickles…but they don’t like me!” Today, we’ve got a pair of spots from 1978. I’m not saying these two commercials go hand-in-hand necessarily… Firstly, one for Breyers Peach Ice Cream from April of ’78. Second, a commercial for … Continue reading

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Rad Ads: Gottlieb’s ‘Dragon’ Pinball Machine (1978)

“Startling BEAUTY AND THE BEAST graphics.” Get a look at this fancy, high-tech Dragon pinball machine from D. Gottlieb & Co. Arcade state-of-the-art and ready to wow players in late ’78. Previously on Rad Ads: Florence Henderson, ‘Conversations’ Record (1970)

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70s Spots: ’79 Ford Thunderbird & Granada (1978)

“What a way to fly!” Let’s take a look at the new ’79 models from Ford. First, we have a “Come Fly with Me” commercial for Ford Thunderbird. After that, a spot comparing the Ford Granada to Mercedes-Benz. Both commercials … Continue reading

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Spooky 70s Spots: ‘Magic’ Movie Promo (1978) & Wolf Bros. Cigars (1973)

“A terrifying love story.” With the holiday almost upon us, here’s a pair of Halloween-flavored commercials. First, it’s a TV promo for the Anthony Hopkins movie Magic from November of 1978. After that, a strange and spooky spot from October … Continue reading

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