Tag Archives: Toys

70s Spots: Tonka Toys (1974)

“The average Tonka family owns seven Tonka toys.” Here’s a find! Tonka toys were a favorite of my much smaller self. They looked great and were built tough. I really adored those toys – especially my ’73 Winnebago. The spot … Continue reading

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70s Spots: Miller High Life & Aurora Model Racers (1970)

“The Champagne Of Beers!” Two cool spots for you from September of 1970. First up, trumpet player & bandleader Al Hirt, for Miller High Life beer. After that, Aurora model cars have some headlights installed for the Day and Night … Continue reading

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70s Spots: Skittle Tennis Game (Don Adams, 1971)

“Where fun is the name of the game.” Welcome to 2017! Now, let’s get rolling, back into the vintage fun. There’s no time to waste! My favorite commercials tend to be the ones for toys and candy. The things I … Continue reading

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70s Spots: NFL Electric Football Game (1971)

“You start the action!” Raise your hand if you remember NFL Electric Football by Tudor games. Now raise your hand if you remember the disappointment that set in after your first 10 minutes playing with it. Sigh. I had one … Continue reading

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70s Spots (Winter Holidays): Lionel Trains (1975)

“Don’t give your children anything less than your father gave you.” Today, let’s peek at a Lionel Trains commercial with a Christmas theme. Grandpa’s hobby is pretty impressive. I wonder how grandma feels about all of this. The spot aired … Continue reading

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Daily 70s Spot #528: Hasbro’s Lite-Brite (1978)

“Lite-Brite, makin’ things with light…” This week, it’s a 1978 groove. And to get us started, here’s a real classic; Hasbro’s Lite-Brite. The spot below aired in 1978. If memory serves though, it was produced a few years earlier and … Continue reading

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