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  • Luke and Laura's Wedding - General Hospital

    Luke and Laura's Wedding - General Hospital

    by OldFart Added 749 Views / Likes

    In 1978 General Hospital was close to cancellation ABC hired Gloria Monty as the new executive producer a to attract a younger audience. A drunken Luke Spencer raped Laura Spencer who then falls in love with him. Critics complained of the forced seductio

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  • Unchained Melody

    Unchained Melody

    by OldFart Added 1,813 Views / Likes

    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

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  • The Driving Instructor

    The Driving Instructor

    by OldFart Added 1,161 Views / Likes

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  • Old Spice Sailor Commercial

    Old Spice Sailor Commercial

    by OldFart Added 1,299 Views / Likes

  • Jack Wood- Born To Wander

    Jack Wood- Born To Wander

    by OldFart Added 1,025 Views / Likes

    In the spring of 1966 an unknown singer Jack Wood recorded two songs at Great Lakes Studio in Sparta, Michigan. It was a a self released and it took ten years for Jack to pay back the $250 (that's over $1,800 in today's dollars) he borrowed for the two so

  • Listerine- Matchmaker

    Listerine- Matchmaker

    by OldFart Added 742 Views / Likes

    Listerine helps kill bad breath so you can find a husband!

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  • Crest - On The Bus

    Crest - On The Bus

    by OldFart Added 629 Views / Likes

    A typical day in the life type commercial for Crest toothpaste.

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  • Please Don't Squeeze The Charmin

    Please Don't Squeeze The Charmin

    by OldFart Added 1,386 Views / Likes

    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

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  • Chastity Bono - Could've Been Love

    Chastity Bono - Could've Been Love

    by OldFart Added 665 Views / Likes

    Then Chasity Bono had a short musical career in 1988 with the band Ceremony. The released only one album titled Hang Out Your Poetry.

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  • Dixie Cup Dispenser Commercial

    Dixie Cup Dispenser Commercial

    by OldFart Added 754 Views / Likes

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

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  • John Goodman  Egg McMuffin Commercial

    John Goodman Egg McMuffin Commercial

    by OldFart Added 1,335 Views / Likes

    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!

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  • California Raisins

    California Raisins

    by OldFart Added 540 Views / Likes

    A claymation commercial made for the California RaisinAdvisory Board in 1986 to the 1968 hit by Marvin Gaye I Heard It Through The Grapvine. The commercials became wildly successful and spun off many TV specials like Meet The Raisins in 1986. They eventua

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  • Speed Racer Theme

    Speed Racer Theme

    by OldFart Added 660 Views / Likes

    Another anime/cartoon from Japan that ran from 1967 to 1968 about racing. The main characters were Speed,Chim-Chim, Pops, Mom, Spritle,and Trixie . Speed drove the Mach 5.

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  • Kimba The White Lion

    Kimba The White Lion

    by OldFart Added 814 Views / Likes

    Kimba the White Lion was an anime or cartoon as we called it from 1965 to 1967. It was the first color animated series in Japan.

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  • Kool Aid Commercial With The Monkeys

    Kool Aid Commercial With The Monkeys

    by OldFart Added 1,197 Views / Likes

    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.

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  • Freddie and the Dreamers - Do The Freddie

    Freddie and the Dreamers - Do The Freddie

    by OldFart Added 1,158 Views / Likes

    Do The Freddie was a dance fad in 1965 by the British bandFreddie and the Dreamers. To do The Freddie, simply stand in place; then, in rhythm with the music first extend the left leg and raise both arms, as if you were doing jumping jacks; then extend the

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  • The Saint TV Series

    The Saint TV Series

    by OldFart Added 690 Views / Likes

    Simon Templar played by Roger Moore was a modern day Robin Hood, robbing from the very wealthy and usually keeping it for himself.

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  • Sears Paints - Great American Homes Series

    Sears Paints - Great American Homes Series

    by OldFart Added 479 Views / Likes

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

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  • Ice Cold Milk and an Oreo Cookie

    Ice Cold Milk and an Oreo Cookie

    by OldFart Added 455 Views / Likes

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  • Dave and Ansel Collins - Double Barrel

    Dave and Ansel Collins - Double Barrel

    by OldFart Added 352 Views / Likes

    Dave and Ansell Collinsare aJamaicanvocal/instrumentalduo sometimes billed asDave and Ansil CollinsorDave and Ansel Collins. Double Barrel was pretty much a one hit for them.

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  • Bugs Bunny For Tang

    Bugs Bunny For Tang

    by OldFart Added 653 Views / Likes

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  • Gary Moore In An Unusual Commercial

    Gary Moore In An Unusual Commercial

    by OldFart Added 941 Views / Likes

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  • Lays Potato Chips Columbus and the Indians

    Lays Potato Chips Columbus and the Indians

    by OldFart Added 1,597 Views / Likes

    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.

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  • Robin Williams As A Cheerleader

    Robin Williams As A Cheerleader

    by OldFart Added 759 Views / Likes

    This was during an actual game Nov. 11, 1979 Denver versus New England. It was a stunt for the TV show Mork and Mindy.

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  • Old Spice Lime

    Old Spice Lime

    by OldFart Added 718 Views / Likes

    After shave was always a safe gift to get dad.

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  • Churchill Vacations In Italy

    Churchill Vacations In Italy

    by OldFart Added 328 Views / Likes

    In 1926 Winston Churchill Vacations In Italy

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  • Seinfeld: How to HOLD a Reservation

    Seinfeld: How to HOLD a Reservation

    by OldFart Added 464 Views / Likes

    You have to love Jerry Seinfeld's perspective on when he goes to pickup his reservation at the airport and they run out of the midsize car he reserved.

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  • Who's on First?

    Who's on First?

    by OldFart Added 546 Views / Likes

    Who's on First?"is acomedy routinemade famous byAbbott and Costello, however, the routine can be traced toturn-of-the-centuryburlesquesketches. They premiered it onTheKate SmithHourradio program on February 1938. Abbot and Costello copyrighted the routine

  • Ball Buster Game

    Ball Buster Game

    by OldFart Added 793 Views / Likes

    I just don't know how this game didn't become a classic! LOL. Players move around groups of playing pieces set up similarly to checkers. Each piece consists of a plastic ball mounted on a long springy stem which is mounted on a peg which fits into holes i

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  • Jerry Seinfeld  History Class on Saturday Night Live

    Jerry Seinfeld History Class on Saturday Night Live

    by OldFart Added 3,013 Views / Likes

    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!

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  • Lincoln Assassination Witness on Ive Got a Secret

    Lincoln Assassination Witness on Ive Got a Secret

    by OldFart Added 704 Views / Likes

    The last surviving witness to Abraham Lincoln's assassination, 96-year-old Samuel Seymour, is a challenger on I've Got A Secret in 1956. (He died two months later.)

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  • Remember the 80's

    Remember the 80's

    by OldFart Added 466 Views / Likes

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  • Frank Sinatra and Elvis Presley Duet

    Frank Sinatra and Elvis Presley Duet

    by OldFart Added 2,556 Views / Likes

    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.

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  • Johnny Carson As Ronald Reagan

    Johnny Carson As Ronald Reagan

    by OldFart Added 629 Views / Likes

    In a 1982 Tonight Show skit reminiscent of the old Abbott and Costello 'Who's On First?' routine, Johnny Carson plays a befuddled Ronald Reagan being briefed by Jim Baker.

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  • Send In The Clowns

    Send In The Clowns

    by OldFart Added 168.2k Views / Likes

    Send in the Clowns is by far the most popular video on YouRememberThat.com 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

  • Pop Tarts With Milton The Toaster

    Pop Tarts With Milton The Toaster

    by OldFart Added 475 Views / Likes

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