Tag Archives: Tennis

70s Spots: American Express (Jack Nicklaus) & Atari (Chuck McCann) (1977)

“Man does not live by golf alone.” Two commercials from late 1977 to enjoy today. First, we have one from October ’77 for American Express. Golf champ Jack Nicklaus stars and the theme is tennis. A clever twist! After that, … Continue reading

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70s Spots: Billie Jean King ‘Philadelphia Freedoms’ (1974)

“The world premiere of big league tennis comes to Philadelphia!” Happy 4th of July! To celebrate the day we have Billie Jean King and the Philadelphia Freedoms coming to town in April of 1974. Have fun and be safe out … Continue reading

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Daily 70s Spot #510: ‘Challenge Of The Sexes’ CBS Promo (1977)

“Next Sunday at 1 PM.” For the new week, we’ll mix things up with spots from 1977 & 1978. To start us off, here’s a cool CBS promo that aired in late December ’77 for the upcoming premiere of Challenge … Continue reading

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Daily 70s Spot: Wilson Tennis Racket (1978)

“Wilson. We’re not number one for nothing.” Time to bat our Daily 70s Spot around the court. Here’s a bouncy one for Wilson tennis rackets. The commercial features the Jack Kramer Autograph wooden model. Spot aired in July of 1978. … Continue reading

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Daily 70s Spot: Penn Tennis Balls (1978)

“When you’re serious about tennis – Penn is the ball you’ll play.” Time to backhand our Daily 70s Spot over the net. Here’s a Penn tennis balls commercial featuring mixed doubles. Spot aired in July of 1978. Daily 70s Spot … Continue reading

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