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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!


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  • 1 Popular Send In The Clowns

    Send In The Clowns

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    Send in the Clowns is by far the most popular video on with 5.6 million views as of 3/10/2016. Such a classic video with all the great actors and actresses like Milton Berle, Frank Sinatra, Lucille Ball, Jerry Lewis, and Jackie Gleason

  • 2 Popular Michael Landon Final Tonight Show Appearance

    Michael Landon Final Tonight Show Appearance

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    In April 1991, TV icon Michael Landon was diagnosed with inoperable pancreatic cancer. A month later, on May 9, 1991, Landon was in high spirits when he made a guest appearance on The Tonight Show. He died seven weeks later at the age of 54. I apologize f

  • 3 Popular Jerry Seinfeld  History Class on Saturday Night Live

    Jerry Seinfeld History Class on Saturday Night Live

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    Jerry Seinfeld in a very funny clip onSaturday Night Liveof a history teacher trying to forget the details and just get the facts of history with not so much luck!

  • 4 Popular Frank Sinatra and Elvis Presley Duet

    Frank Sinatra and Elvis Presley Duet

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    Two icons from two generations. Elvis sings Frank Sinatra's Witchcraft and Frank Sinatra sings Elvis' Love Me Tender. This was a Welcome Home Elvis show by Timex in 1960 to welcome Elvis home from the Army. It aired on May 12, 1960 on ABC TV.

  • 5 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

  • 6 Popular Unchained Melody

    Unchained Melody

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    Unchained Melody was a song written by Alex North and lyrics by Hy Zaret. In 1955 three versions of the songs were recorded that year by Les Baxter, Al Hibbler and Roy Hamilton. The 1965 version by the Righteous Brothers was the most popular version espec

  • 7 Popular Creepy Crawlers TV Commercial

    Creepy Crawlers TV Commercial

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    Creepy Crawlers or Thingmakers was a toy made by Mattel for making rubbery bug like creatures. A Plasticgoop of assorted colors were poured into a mold and heated to temperatures of 390 degrees in an open faced electric hot plate.

  • 8 Popular Lays Potato Chips Columbus and the Indians

    Lays Potato Chips Columbus and the Indians

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    Bret Lahr starred in a variety of characters for Lay's Potato Chips in the 1960's. Lahr you may remember was the Cowardly Lion in The Wizard of Oz. Today we would look at this clip as being racist but in the 1960's it was perfectly acceptable.

  • 9 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

  • 10 Popular John Goodman  Egg McMuffin Commercial

    John Goodman Egg McMuffin Commercial

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    In 1983, before John Goodman was Dan Conner on Roseanne hesigned with the William Morris Agency to produce a McDonald's commercial. I guess it is better to have your first acting job at McDonald's than your first job there!