Tag Archives: Star Wars

Daily 70s Ad: MPC ‘Star Wars’ Model Kits (1979)

“Hey kids! Enter Star Wars Super Stakes! You could win $5,000!” May The Force Be With You! Daily 70s Ad #272: MPC ‘Star Wars’ Model Kits originally appeared in the October, 1979 issue of Boy’s Life magazine. (Source: Boy’s Life) … Continue reading

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70s stories in the news: Star Wars, Willie Tyler & Lester, recent passings

Hello, good people. I hope your weekend is going well. Here at the ‘Disco the 1970s-related stories have been piling up. Read on for a collection of articles you may find fascinating regarding the original cast of Star Wars, comedian … Continue reading

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Daily 70s Spot: Star Wars Large Size Action Figures (1978)

Our Daily 70s Spot takes a visit to the toy aisle for a look at Kenner’s Star Wars Large Size Action Figures. Darth Vader, Luke Skywalker, Princess Leia and Chewbacca are one foot tall and ready for playtime fun (each … Continue reading

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Daily 70s Spot: Spider-Man for Pizzazz Magazine (1978)

Here’s a good one. Spider-Man as a reluctant spokesman for Marvel’s short-lived Pizzazz Magazine. Pizzazz (“with more Shaun Cassidy pics than his mother…”) was published between 1977 and 1979 and 16 issues were produced. This TV spot was grabbed from … Continue reading

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Funshine Friday: Jeannie

Hanna-Barbera’s Jeannie cartoon was an animated re-imagining of the live-action hit, I Dream of Jeannie. The series originally ran on CBS from September through December, 1973. Later, in 1977, the show was re-packaged and included in episodes of Fred Flintstone … Continue reading

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Rad Ads: Billboard (March, 1978)

Rad Ad time! Let’s dive into the March 18, 1978 issue of Billboard magazine and scope out some delectable, music-related advertisements. This issue featured a 20-year anniversary salute to the Country Music Awards (CMAs) and the artist sitting at the … Continue reading

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