Tag Archives: 70s Celebrities

James Garner In ‘The Rockford Files’ (1974)

Sad news this morning that actor James Garner died Saturday at the age of 86. Therefore, we interrupt our usual programming for a quick look back at the intro for The Rockford Files. The Rockford Files starred James Garner as … Continue reading

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70s Moments: Rodney Dangerfield On ‘The Ed Sullivan Show’ (1970)

“I tell ya. Girls, they always gave me a hard time…” Got a minute? Here’s a 60-second clip of harried comedian, Rodney Dangerfield on The Ed Sullivan Show. The performance originally aired on March 08, 1970. I tell ya. What’s … Continue reading

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Ann B. Davis, Alice On ‘The Brady Bunch,’ Has Died

It is with sadness that I report the death of actress, Ann B. Davis. Davis was much beloved and best-known for playing housekeeper, Alice Nelson on The Brady Bunch (1969-1974). Less-remembered is that Davis also won two Emmy awards for … Continue reading

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Partridge Family’s Dave Madden: A 1970s Video Remembrance

I’m saddened to hear that today, in addition to losing Russell Johnson, the Professor on Gilligan’s Island, one of my favorite 70s TV personalities, Dave Madden has also died. Madden came to prominence in the 1960s on TV’s Camp Runamuck … Continue reading

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70s stories in the news: ABBA museum, ‘Rocky’ musical, recent passings

Numerous 1970s-related stories have been piling up in the ‘Disco files. Here now is a collection of news items you may find interesting reading including bits on the new Abba museum and recent passings of known persons. Investigate. Abba fans … Continue reading

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70s Shots: Everyday life in the hood: NYC, Ford & Pele

Today we have a quartet of exceptional, early-1970s images for you to ogle. Firstly, photos of Harlem and the Lower East Side, New York by Camilo José Vergara. Secondly, a quick presidential visit for soccer superstar Pele. Everyday Life in … Continue reading

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