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70s Spots: Ford Maverick (1970) & Pinto (1971)

“Why gamble? We’ve got three sure things for you.” A pair of early Seventies Ford commercials rolling into view. First, the Maverick line-up featuring The Grabber muscle car debut from September of 1970. Second, Chaffey College students in California drive … Continue reading

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Daily 70s Spot #484: STP Oil Treatment (1975)

“It helps your oil do a better job.” Here’s a good look at 1975 Los Angeles, California in this spot for STP Oil Treatment. The commercial aired in November of ’75 and you can catch a look at famed (and … Continue reading

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Daily 70s Ad: Porsche & Rabbit Sales (1978)

“From a Porsche to a Rabbit Cotton Goff & Park will have it.” That is one, funky Porsche. Daily 70s Ad #250: Porsche & Rabbit Sales originally appeared in the January, 1978 issue of Orange Coast magazine. (Source: Orange Coast) … Continue reading

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Daily 70s Ad: Southern California ‘Best Of All Vacation Worlds’ (1972)

(Click to enlarge) “You’d have to go to every corner of the world to see and experience all the things located in Southern California.” Here’s another 70s SoCal travel ad to round off the weekend. Daily 70s Ad #218: Southern … Continue reading

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Daily 70s Ad: American Airlines ‘Universal Studios, California’ (1973)

(Click to enlarge) “Imagine what fun your kids could have this summer seeing how their favorite TV show is made.” Universal Studios, Disneyland and Marineland all mentioned in a single ad. Daily 70s Ad #217: American Airlines ‘Universal Studios, California’ … Continue reading

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Daily 70s Ad: Robinson’s ‘Perfection In Suede’ (1978)

(Click ad to enlarge) “The texture is everything.” They should have coined a new word here and gone with “Suede-fection.” No? Daily 70s Ad #68: Robinson’s ‘Perfection In Suede’ originally appeared in the October, 1978 issue of Orange Coast magazine. … Continue reading

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