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Daily 70s Spot #470, 471: Miller Lite With Wilt Chamberlain (1976)

“Everything you always wanted in a beer…and less.” Two December 1976 spots now for Lite Beer from Miller. In the first, we find basketball great, Wilt Chamberlain and another very tall human being. My first thought was, “Oh, it’s Richard … Continue reading

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Sunday 70s Spots: Joe Frazier & Ray Bolger (1978)

“Everything you always wanted in a beer. And less.” Happy Sunday! Let’s continue with our weekend celebrity commercial theme. Together again, for the very first time, we have the strange pairing of boxer, Joe Frazier and actor, Ray Bolger. First, … Continue reading

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Sunday 70s Spots: Miller Lite With Deacon Jones & Red Auerbach (1977 & ’79)

“Everything you always wanted in a beer…and less.” Happy Mother’s Day! Let’s celebrate by knocking back two frosty, sports-oriented commercials for Miller Lite beer. First, we have a February, 1977 spot with Pro Football Hall of Famer, Deacon Jones (d. … Continue reading

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Bubba Smith Dies

Football great Charles Aaron “Bubba” Smith has died at the age of 66 in his Los Angeles home. Perhaps best-known in the 1980s for his portrayal of Moses Hightower in six Police Academy movies, Smith also made quite a name … Continue reading

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