Tag Archives: 1979

70s Spots: ‘Burger King And I’ (1978 & ’79)

“Who’s got that flame-broiled burger and it’s never fried?!” All right, ‘Disco shimmy shakers – here’s two spots for Burger King featuring the “Burger King And I” jingle-song-thingy. First, a commercial from September 1978 with a group of Girl Scouts. … Continue reading

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70s Spots: British Airways (Robert Morley, 1978) & Space Shuttle (1979)

“British Airways takes more care of you in the sky above and on the earth below.” A pair of flight-related commercials today. First we have actor Robert Morley in one of the many spots he appeared in for British Airways. … Continue reading

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70s Spots: Roy Rogers & Ponderosa Restaurants (1970 & ’79)

“You won’t find better eatin’ anyplace.” Here’s two Western-style eatery commercials. One from the start of the decade, the other, nearer the end. First it’s Roy Rogers and the restaurant chain bearing his name from November of 1970. After that, … Continue reading

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70s Spots: Mattel Electronics Basketball & Baseball (1978 & ’79)

“Inside – a tiny, thinking computer plays like a team of pros.” Back in March, I posted a spot for Mattel Electronics Football handheld. Here now, are two more spots in the Mattel Electronics line-up; Basketball and Baseball. The Basketball … Continue reading

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70s Spots: Fashion Time – Kmart Boys’ Wear & Levi’s Sportswear (1979)

“Kmart is your savings store…” Let’s get fashion forward! Here’s two commercials from 1979. First, we have a boys’ wear spot from Kmart from August ’79. Second, a spot for Levi’s Sportswear from November. Watch out for those bouncy lapels. … Continue reading

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70s Spots: ‘Have A Coke And A Smile’ (Bob Hope, 1979)

“A Coke and a smile – makes me feel good.” Two Coca-Cola commercials today from July of 1979. Both feature the famous “Have A Coke And A Smile” jingle. The first gets a boost of star power from Bob Hope. … Continue reading

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