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Sunday 70s Spots: Federal Express & La Pizzeria (1979)

“When it absolutely, positively has to be there overnight.” Our 1979 weekend continues today with another pair of mind-tickling commercials. Firstly, we have a spot from a long-running series of ads from Federal Express (pre-FedEx days) featuring a “Pass the … Continue reading

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Saturday 70s Spots: Computer Perfection & Sunkist (1979)

“In the world of electronic games it’s outstanding.” It’s 1979 this weekend! Here’s two commercials to get you in that late 70s mood. First up, a spot for Lakeside’s Computer Perfection electronic game with a family of Coneheads Domeheads. Following … Continue reading

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Sunday 70s Spots: Ed McMahon For Ford (1976 & ’79)

“A Ford deal may be your best deal.” On this Father’s Day, let’s view a pair of celebrity-hosted spots for Ford. Firstly, Notre Dame coach, Ara Parseghian (and his wife, Katie) extoll the virtues of Ford wagons in February, 1976. … Continue reading

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Saturday 70s Spots: Rosemary Clooney & Meredith Baxter Birney (1979)

“Good skin starts with Noxzema-every day.” Commercial time. Here’s a pair of celebrity-fronted spots from September, 1979. First up, we have Meredith Baxter Birney (now, sans “Birney”) for Noxzema skin cream. Afterward, you can spy a spot for Coronet starring … Continue reading

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Sunday 70s Spots: Ted Danson & Danny Glover Beer Commercials (1978 & ’79)

Celebrities and beer, the two go together like…pretzels and mustard! Hell, I don’t know if the analogy works, but I think you’ll enjoy the following celeb commercials. First, you’ll find Ted Danson laughing it up for Colt 45 Malt Liquor … Continue reading

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Saturday 70s Spots: Fresh Horizons Bread & Campbell’s Soup (1976 & ’79)

The weekend’s here and it’s time to roll out the 1970s commercials! First up, we have a spot for Fresh Horizons Bread from November of 1976. It’s a bit unusual as it’s from ITT and features a Kabuki dancer. Yes, … Continue reading

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