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Welcome! is an online community focused on sharing and reminiscing about pop-culture video, audio, and images that stir our memories of the past - old television, theme songs, commercials, print advertisements, and more. We've got the sights and sounds you remember from the 30s, 40s, 50s, 60s, 70s, 80s, 90s and beyond... Come join our friendly community and start sharing your memories! If you are a Baby Boomer or Gen Xer, you will find this to be the site for memories! This site is rated G (maybe PG on some posts) you can always feel comfortable sharing this site to your mother, kids or grandkids!



  • New Hee Haw--Hey Grandpa What's For Supper?

    Hee Haw--Hey Grandpa What's For Supper?

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    Hee Haw was introduced in 1969 and ran until the late 1980's. Grandpa Jones was Louis Marshall Jones who was an old time country and gospel singer as well as a banjo player. Grandpa Jones was inducted into the County Music Hall Of Fame in 1978. He passed

  • Forever Autumn - Justin Hayward

    Forever Autumn - Justin Hayward

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    Many remember this song from the musical War Of The Worlds written by Jeff Wayne. The original melody was actually written for the Lego company in 1969. Justin Hayward was selected because Jeff Wayne wanted the voice that sang Knights In White Satin.

  • Popular Ajax White Knight

    Ajax White Knight

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    Ajax was introduced in the early 60's as part of theColgate-Palmolive cleaning soap line. The White Knight was to compete with Procter and Gamble's Mr. Clean.

  • Popular Froot Loops Bird Bot Commercial

    Froot Loops Bird Bot Commercial

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    Fruit Loops were introduced in 1962 and originally there werethere werered,orange, andyellowloops, the color of Toucan Sam's nose. There is no fruit in Froot Loops and the cereal is just one flavor, not a combination of the individual fruit flavors as man

  • Popular Jonathan Winters for Hefty Trash Bags

    Jonathan Winters for Hefty Trash Bags

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    Jonathan Winters became the spokesman for Mobil using his role as Maude Frickert, and elderly woman. He also was an upscale garbage man know for collecting "gahr-bahj" instead of garbage.

  • Popular Old Spice Sailor Commercial

    Old Spice Sailor Commercial

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  • Popular Please Don't Squeeze The Charmin

    Please Don't Squeeze The Charmin

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    Mr. Whipple, played by character actor Dick Wilson starred as the supermarket manager in over 500 commercials for Charmin toilet paper from 1964 to 1985. The first commercials were ironically recorded in Flushing New York. He only had to work two weeks a

  • Popular Dixie Cup Dispenser Commercial

    Dixie Cup Dispenser Commercial

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    Dixie Cup brand disposable paper cups were invented in 1907 by Lawrence Luellen and have stayed modern in design in this 1970'scommercial.

  • Popular Kool Aid Commercial With The Monkeys

    Kool Aid Commercial With The Monkeys

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    In 1969 and 1970 The Monkees starred in a series of Kool-Aid TV commercials, and some print ads. This was afterPeter Tork had left the group.

  • Popular Sears Paints - Great American Homes Series

    Sears Paints - Great American Homes Series

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    The Great American Home Series was an advertising campaign for Sears featuring historical homes they would paint for the ads.