Tag Archives: 70s Spots

Saturday 70s Spots: Dallas Times & DEP Shampoo (1978)

“We are the pages – that people are turning to.” The weekend hath arrived! Time to wheel out the old timey commercials. We’ll continue with a 1978 theme and enjoy two spots from that year. First, a Dallas Times Herald … Continue reading

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Sunday 70s Spots: Datsun & ‘Match Game PM’ (1978)

“Nobody demands more from a Datsun…than Datsun!” On this fine, lazy Sunday, we step back in time to 1978 and view two commercials you may have caught that year. First up, one for the Datsun B-210 GX that aired in … Continue reading

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Saturday 70s Spots: Bernie Kopell & Bob Hope (1976)

“Sold more handheld calculators…than anybody else in America.” Handheld calculators! The Love Boat! Bob Hope! We’ve got a mighty mix for today’s vintage spots. First in the queue, The Love Boat‘s Bernie “Doc” Kopell for National Semiconductor calculators. The spot … Continue reading

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Sunday 70s Spots: The New Chevrolets (1979)

“This is it, America – the new Chevrolet!” Let’s take a lazy Sunday afternoon drive with Chevy. Here we have two commercials that aired at the start of January, 1979 and were produced a bit earlier in ’78. First up, … Continue reading

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Saturday 70s Spots: Xerox Meets ‘The Jeffersons’ (1975)

“You can count on it for making copies…if not commercials.” Today, we’ve got a pair of Xerox commercials that aired in January of 1975 and were produced a bit earlier in 1974. The first spot stars Franklin Cover, who later … Continue reading

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Sunday 70s Spots: 70s Fashion – Cotton Fabrics (1975)

“When you’re looking for comfort, look for the sign of cotton.” Here’s two commercials espousing the virtues of cotton fabrics from the cotton industry. These were part of a long-running series of ads. First, a spot featuring a female spokesperson … Continue reading

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