Tag Archives: 1979

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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70s Spots: John Goodman For Mennen & Jane Curtin For Hoover (1979)

“Skin Bracer hits you just right.” A double-whammy of celebrity goodness for you on this Easter Sunday. First, we find a very young and slim John Goodman for Mennen Skin Bracer. The spot aired in July of 1979. Second, Jane … Continue reading

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Music For Monday: Buzzcocks, ‘Everybody’s Happy Nowadays’ (1979)

Music for Monday time! Let’s scurry on over to Cherry Stereo and experience another high quality seventies song. Today, it’s punky-pop masterminds, Buzzcocks, performing “Everybody’s Happy Nowadays’” on European TV in 1979. Pogoing optional. Have a look & listen! Previously … Continue reading

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Music For Monday: Smokey Robinson, ‘Cruisin” (1979)

Music for Monday rolling in! Time to hop over to Cherry Stereo and enjoy a classic seventies song. Today, it’s ex-member of The Miracles (and Motown executive), Smokey Robinson, performing “Cruisin’” on Soul Train in 1979. Talk about a smooth … Continue reading

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70s Spots: Mountain Dew ‘Bear Attack’ & Luzianna Tea (Burl Ives, 1979)

“Tough & Light.” Happy April Fool’s! I don’t have any leg-pulling jokes for you – but I do have a pair of refreshing spots that you can drink down. First, a commercial for Mountain Dew featuring a very mild bear … Continue reading

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70s Spots: ’80 Chevy Monte Carlo, Caprice & Impala (1979)

“We made it right for the ’80s.” It’s one of those “the eighties are approaching!” days here at the ‘Disco. Join in as we present two November 1979 Chevrolet commercials. First, the 1980 Chevy Mote Carlo is on display. After … Continue reading

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