Tag Archives: 70s Culture

Daily 70s Ad: Volvo ‘Steel Cage’ (1974)

(Click to enlarge) “To protect the passengers even further, Volvo surrounds them with a steel cage.” I drove a green 70s Volvo much like this in the late 80s. Thankfully, I never had to test its steel integrity. Daily 70s … Continue reading

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Daily 70s Ad: Pink Lady ‘Kiss In The Dark’ L.P. (1979)

“First Japan gave us superb cars, radios, stereos, cameras, watches & sake. Now, Japan has given us… Pink Lady. It’s the finest gift of all.” Who’s celebrating the 35th anniversary of the Kiss in the Dark single and L.P. with … Continue reading

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Daily 70s Ad: Robert Morley For BOAC (1972)

(Click to enlarge) “BOAC takes good care of you.” Actor Robert Morley for BOAC (British Overseas Airways Corporation), which later became British Airways. Daily 70s Ad #190: Robert Morley For BOAC originally appeared in the June 09, 1972 issue of … Continue reading

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Daily 70s Ad: Seagram’s Red Baron (1974)

(Click to enlarge) “THE RED BARON. Orange juice, grenadine and lime.” Dapper! Daily 70s Ad #189: Seagram’s Red Baron originally appeared in the June 17, 1974 issue of New York magazine. (Source: New York) Previously on Daily 70s Ad: Hughes … Continue reading

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Daily 70s Ad: Hughes Airwest ‘Top Banana’ (1978)

(Click to enlarge) “It’s easy with the Yes-for-less Fare.” Hughes Airwest – owned by Howard Hughes and operated throughout the 70s. An airline to rattle the ol’ memory banks. Daily 70s Ad #188: Hughes Airwest ‘Top Banana’ originally appeared in … Continue reading

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Daily 70s Ad: James Brown ‘Hustle’ (1975)

(Click to enlarge) “Do the double bump to your favorite record shop now!” Not sure why this mentions the Sex Machine album as it’s advertizing James Brown’s “Hustle (Dead On It)” single from the Everybody’s Doin’ the Hustle & Dead … Continue reading

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