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1970s


  • 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 Carol Burnette and Charo

    Carol Burnette and Charo

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    Unisex Salon was the name of this skit in Season 7 Episode 2 of the Carol Burnett Show. Tim Conway attempts to get a home life interview with Chiquita who was played by Charo. The fun begins when he has trouble with her mother played by Carol Burnett. Th

  • Popular John Cappelletti Heisman Speech 1973

    John Cappelletti Heisman Speech 1973

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    When Penn State's John Cappelletti won the Heisman Trophy in 1973 as the country's most outstanding collegiate football player, he dedicated the award to his dying little brother Joey. Not a dry eye in the house...

  • Meco-Close Encounters Of The Third Kind

    Meco-Close Encounters Of The Third Kind

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    Meco's theme from Close Encounters was track 5 of side two of the album Close Encounters Of Every Kind in 1978. Meco's real name is Domenico Monardo. He became famous for disco-izing movie soundtracks starting with Star Wars in 1977.

  • Popular 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

  • Popular 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.

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  • 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

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  • 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.

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    Old Spice Sailor Commercial

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