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Sunday 70s Spots: Timex & Speidel Digital Watches (1977 & ’78)

“Tough enough to be a Timex.” This Sunday, I’ve got a pair of watch commercials for you. Digital watches, because they were the hottest and hippest 70s’ tech for your wrist! First up, famed sports journalist, Jim McKay for Timex … Continue reading

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Saturday 70s Spots: Remington & Norelco Shavers (1978)

“Shaves as close as a blade or your money back.” The weekend is here and that means ancient commercials are being transmitted throughout the ‘Disco. Today I have a pair of electric shaver spots buzzing. First up, one for Remington. … Continue reading

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Sunday 70s Spot: Budweiser Beer With Lou Rawls (1978)

“When do you say ‘Budweiser’?” Here’s your Sunday 70s Spot. And yes, it’s another Budweiser beer commercial. This one features singer, Lou Rawls who starred in more than a few Bud ads. Spot aired in October of 1978. Budweiser Beer … Continue reading

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Saturday 70s Spot: Old Milwaukee Beer ‘Football’ (1976)

“Tastes as great as its name.” Our Saturday 70s Spot hauls out a can of old beer. Old Milwaukee beer to be precise. Enjoy this football-themed commercial with a joke involving Hall-of-Fame’r, Red Grange. Spot aired in January of 1976. … Continue reading

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Sunday 70s Spot: Vintage Domino’s Pizza (1978)

“Hot, friendly, fast delivery.” A very fine Sunday morning to you. Here’s your 70s spot: a very early Domino’s Pizza commercial. This one stems from the Kentucky market. I don’t remember consuming Domino’s until the early 80s during my Los … Continue reading

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Saturday 70s Spot: Burger King ‘Thank You America’ (1977)

“We’re America’s Burger King.” Here’s your 70s spot for Saturday. Attempting to hold onto the Bicentennial fervor of the previous summer, Burger King holds a “Thank you, America” sweepstakes contest. Actor-singer Irene Cara makes a brief appearance. Don’t blink! The … Continue reading

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