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Daily 70s Spot #400, 401: Chevy Chevette & Monza (1979)

“It hasn’t forgotten what value’s all about.” All righty, let’s close out January and 1979 week (and hit spot #400) with two for Chevrolet. First up, the 1980 Chevy Chevette is on display. After that, a spot for the upcoming … Continue reading

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Daily 70s Spot #398, 399: Electronic Mastermind & Computer Chess (1979)

“I already programmed in my secret code…” I’ve programmed in two “computerized” game commercials for us today. Firstly, one for Invicta’s Electronic Mastermind. Second, a space age spot for Fidelity Electronics’ Chess Challenger. The chess game that speaks to you! … Continue reading

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Daily 70s Spot #397: Atari ’30 Games’ (1979)

“No other company offers you as many different video game cartridges as Atari.” A very good Friday to you, Bionic pals! Today, we’ve got a spot for Atari showing of games like; Sky Diver, Football, and Outlaw. The commercial aired … Continue reading

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Daily 70s Spot #396: Sony Betamax (1979)

“Sony. The one and only.” And now, a spot for the Sony Betamax recorder featuring a proud father fast-forwarding through a “boring” tennis match. The commercial aired in December of 1979. It’s a shame that VHS won the popularity battle … Continue reading

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Daily 70s Spot #395: Ted Danson For Michelob Beer (1979)

“Compare the taste to any beer you like.” It’s December 1979 again and which celebrity do we find in today’s commercial? Why, it’s a pre-Cheers Ted Danson in a spot for Michelob Light. Ted Danson hanging out in a bar. … Continue reading

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Daily 70s Spot #394: Bruce Jenner For Minolta Cameras (1979)

“The automatic choice in automatic cameras.” Today, we find Bruce Jenner (now known as Caitlyn Jenner) as spokeperson for the Minolta XG-1. The spot aired in December of 1979. In the summer of 1976, Jenner won the Olympic decathlon title … Continue reading

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