Tag Archives: 70s Events

Holiday Repeats: ‘4th Of July Parade’ Sing-A-Long & Bicentennial ’76

A very happy Independence Day Bionic friends! Let’s turn the time-clock back and revisit two posts celebrating the day; Holiday Sing-A-Long: ‘The 4th Of July Parade’ From ‘Rudolph’s Shiny New Year’ (1976) & America’s Bicentennial: July 4th, 1976. “On this … Continue reading

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March 22, 1977: A Tuesday to Remember (40th Anniversary Repeat)

(*Note: I’m re-running this post from 2012 today as it’s now a 40th anniversary look-back.) In honor of my wife’s birthday, March 22nd, let’s grab a year out of the 1970s and see what occurred on this fine day. 1977 … Continue reading

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70s Stories In The News: ‘Sesame Street,’ Janis Joplin & The Eagles

Here’s a trio of recent 1970s-related stories you may find of interest. I certainly did. Sonia Manzano, aka Maria from Sesame Street, recently announced her retirement from the famed children’s show. She spoke with NPR about growing up in the … Continue reading

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70s Stories In The News: ‘Mean’ Joe Greene & 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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70s Stories In The News: ‘Funky Turns 40,’ ‘Wheel In The Sky’

I’ve recently been contacted by a few folks promoting 1970s-related news. I’ll present the stories for you below and you can hit the links to explore further. Funky Turns 40: Black Character Revolution Exhibition First Up, Pamela Thomas of the … Continue reading

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70s Moments (Bicentennial Week): 4th Of July Home Movies (1976)

I hope everyone in the US (and any concerned parties abroad) are enjoying this 4th of July holiday. I thought we’d take in some home movies from the 4th of July, filmed during the Bicentennial celebration of 1976. First up … Continue reading

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