Tag Archives: 1979

70s Spots: Hebrew National Hot Dogs & Ovaltine Hot Cocoa (1979)

“We’re Kosher…” Eating and drinking in the late 70s is our tenuous theme today. First, enjoy a classic Hebrew National hot dogs spot featuring “Uncle Sam” that ran for a good few years. After that, take in an Ovaltine Hot … Continue reading

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70s Spots: ’80 Ford Trucks (1979)

“The first new truck of the ’80s.” Here’s two Ford spots from the end of the Seventies with the Eighties knocking right on the door. First a Ford Pickup truck commercial featuring a light bulb-smashing test. (Hint: the truck wins). … Continue reading

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70s Spots: Yamaha Motorcycles (1979)

“Every time we race – we learn more about how to build you a better motorcycle.” Here’s two sleek and sexy Yamaha motorcycle commercials from February of 1979. In the first spot, you’ll find a variety of racing bikes doing … Continue reading

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70s Spots: Schaefer Beer (George Kennedy, 1978 & Mario Andretti, 1979)

“When you’re having more than one.” The original Schaefer beer is pretty much gone these days. However, current owners Pabst (the company changed hands a few times) do still supply a few markets with a beer they call “Schaefer.” Below, … Continue reading

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Music For Monday: XTC, ‘Making Plans For Nigel’ (1979)

Happy Music for Monday! Time to tune in to Cherry Stereo and see what’s cooking in Seventies music. Oh, my drums and wires, it’s XTC performing “Making Plans For Nigel” in 1979. Have a look & listen! Previously on Music … Continue reading

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70s Spots (Winter Holidays): ‘Christmas In Disneyland’ & ‘Santa Claus Is Comin’ To Town’ (1976 & ’79)

“Wednesday, it’s Christmas In Disneyland with all your favorite Disney characters.” Happy holidays, everyone! Here’s a double dose of ABC promos for you to open and enjoy. First up, we have a December 1976 spot for Christmas In Disneyland and … Continue reading

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