Tag Archives: Soft Drinks

70s Spots: R2-D2 ‘Save Energy’ & ‘Have A Pepsi Day!’ (1979)

“It doesn’t take much energy to save energy.” Star Wars superstar R2-D2 makes an appearance today in a March 1979 Public Service Announcement for saving energy. After that, we have an October ’79 spot featuring a kid’s baseball game and … Continue reading

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70s Spots: Coke (‘Mean’ Joe Greene) & Pepsi ‘Disney Parks’ (1979)

“Hey, kid! Catch!” Here’s an iconic ad I’m happy to finally have on the ol’ YouTube channel. “Mean” Joe Greene for Coca-Cola. The spot aired in October of 1979, became an advertising classic and one of the best-known spots of … Continue reading

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70s Spots: 7-Up ‘Undo It’ & Coca-Cola (1978)

“The only way to do it – is undo it!” A pair of consumable commercials are available today. First, we have a spot for 7-Up featuring a caterer and a construction site. Second, a Coca-Cola spot featuring a first love … Continue reading

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70s Spots: ‘Have A Pepsi Day’ (1978)

“Have a Pepsi day!” We’re opening two bottles of pop on this fine afternoon. Both of the Pepsi commercials on display here aired in September of 1978. The first features a family birthday party, the second, a catamaran sailing outing. … Continue reading

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70s Spots: Pepsi Light & Schlitz ‘Clambake’ (1976)

“Lemony taste in. Half the calories out.” Raise your hand if you remember Pepsi Light! Well, I sure do. Here’s a spot for the soft drink from January 1976 (produced in 1975). While researching this a bit I was unable … Continue reading

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70s Spots: Mountain Dew ‘Bear Attack’ & Luzianna Tea (Burl Ives, 1979)

“Tough & Light.” Happy April Fool’s! I don’t have any leg-pulling jokes for you – but I do have a pair of refreshing spots that you can drink down. First, a commercial for Mountain Dew featuring a very mild bear … Continue reading

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