Tag Archives: 1979

Funshine Friday: ‘The Wonderful World Of Disney’ (Intro, 1979)

I normally have a Saturday morning TV show for you on Funshine Friday, but let’s change things up a bit with one from Sunday evening. Here’s an intro clip from The Wonderful World of Disney from 1979. The Parent Trap … Continue reading

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Sunday 70s Spots: Hillshire Farm & Mazola (1979)

For Sunday’s spots, we have an eating theme laid out on the table. Firstly, a commercial you may remember for Hillshire Farm from September of 1979. After that, a Mazola corn oil spot from the same month. The hearty, natural … Continue reading

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Sunday 70s Spots: Wizard Air Freshener & Soft & Dri Deodorant (1979)

“The Wizard Owl and Pussycat look nice, last longer and save you money.” Welcome back and happy Mother’s Day! Today, we’ve got another pair of 1970s TV spots. Both aired in 1979 and are kinda sorta related in that they … Continue reading

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Funshine Friday: ‘Spider-Woman’ Cartoon (1979)

DePatie-Freleng’s Spider-Woman cartoon originally ran on ABC from September, 1979 to January, 1980. 16 episodes were produced. Jessica Drew, aka Spider-Woman, was voiced by Joan Van Ark and Spider-Man was portrayed by Paul Soles. You can catch the animated series’ … Continue reading

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70s Stories In The News: ‘Mean’ Joe Green & Coca-Cola (1979)

‘I was suddenly approachable,’ Greene recalled during a presentation at Coca-Cola headquarters in Atlanta. ‘Little kids were no longer afraid of me, and older people – both women and men – would come up and offer me a Coke.’ While … Continue reading

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Daily 70s Ad: ’79 Chevy Malibu, ‘Apple Pie’ (1978)

“Dig in, America. Dig in deep.” Go ahead and bite into a slice. It’s got plenty of iron. Daily 70s Ad #357: ’79 Chevy Malibu, ‘Apple Pie’ originally appeared in the November, 1978 issue of Popular Mechanics magazine. (Source: Popular … Continue reading

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