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    Laugh In's One Ringy Dingy

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    Lily Tomilin was Laugh In's beloved operator Ernistine who would call out One Ringy Dingy, Two Ringy Dingy and “Is this the party to whom I am speaking”. As the operator she treated the customers with little sympathy and was condescending to whom she was

  • Popular The Avengers Intro 1965

    The Avengers Intro 1965

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    The Avengers was a British espionage series that first aired on ABC American Broadcasting Network but produced by the Associated British Corporation ABC, also known as Thames Television after the two merged in 1968. The Avengers was the first British tele

  • Popular Night Gallery

    Night Gallery

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    For those old enough to remember, Night Gallery was created and hosted by the great god of imagination Rod Serling, as a follow-up to The Twilight Zone. The opening was set in a shadowy museum, where Serling unveiled a dark and disturbing collection of ca

  • Popular The Jackie Gleason Show

    The Jackie Gleason Show

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    This clip made me laugh. Watch for when Crazy Guggenheim and Joe discuss the movie The Hustler. I love it when Crazy says he remembers the guy who played Minnesota Fats used to be on the Art Carney show. lol Funny stuff. The Jackie Gleason show is a seri

  • Popular 1969 Bubba Smith Stopping Joe Namath

    1969 Bubba Smith Stopping Joe Namath

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    Before his acting days in the Miller Light commercials or playing Moses Hightower in the Police Academy movies Bubba Smith discussed with NBC how he and the Baltimore Colts planned on stopping Joe Namath and the New York Jets in the 1969 Super Bowl.Bubba

  • Popular Chesterfield 101 A Silly Milimeter Longer

    Chesterfield 101 A Silly Milimeter Longer

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    In 1967 the rage in cigarettes was to make them longer. Chesterfield was one of the biggest brands at the time and they countered with the "Silly Millimeter Longer" as the brand and catch phrase. Chesterfield is named for Chesterfield County Virginia wher

  • Popular Kennedy Podium Fire

    Kennedy Podium Fire

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    Eight inches of snow had fallen the morning of President John F. Kennedy's Inaugural in 1961. By inauguration time the skies had cleared but the temperatures were only in the twenties (Fahrenheit). The first speaker was Cardinal Richard Cushing of Boston.

  • Popular Mott's Clamato

    Mott's Clamato

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    Introduced as a drink in 1966 by Mott's or Lord Mott's Canning as known then. It was a combination of clam broth and tomatoes. They even secured a trademark for the Clamato brand.Today the drink is used as a mix for alcoholic drinks or cocktails mainly in

  • Popular Suzy Homemaker Sweet Shop

    Suzy Homemaker Sweet Shop

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    Suzy Homemaker toys were introduced in 1966 by Topper Toys. The name quickly became common phrase in America and is still used today. The Suzy Homemaker doll became the second most popular doll sold in the United States behind the Barbie Doll. The Easy Ba

  • Popular 1969 Lincoln Mercury Cougar

    1969 Lincoln Mercury Cougar

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    The Mercury Cougar introduced in 1967 was Mercury's pony or muscle car built off the Ford Mustang. For many years Mercury was identified as "at the sign of the cat" as seen in this commercial.

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