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Vavoom From Felix The Cat

I was in a restaurant with my wife celebrating our anniversary and there was a table with kids. All were…

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Posted in 1960's 1970's

Skittle Everything!

Aurora Toys had big success with Skittle Bowl when it launched in 1969. It seems their company started making EVERYTHING…

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Who Remembers Warren Ferguson aka Jack Burns?

For five memorable seasons of The Andy Griffith Show, Don Knotts superbly played Barney Fife, sheriff Andy Taylor’s well-intentioned but…

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Posted in 1960's

The Munster Test Pilot

The Musters was a series that ran from Fall of 1964 to the Spring of 1966 and aired on CBS…

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Oklahoma’s 1957 Time Capsule

Time capsules are fun. They are usually buried which creates challenges for preserving the artifacts. In 1957 the State of…

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Cheers – Death Of Eddie Lebec

Jay Thomas, who appeared as Eddie Lebec in nine episodes of the TV sitcom Cheers, died from cancer on August…

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Howard Johnson Restaurant Specials

What was your favorite item or special at Howard Johnson’s? Who didn’t love their clams? My all time favorite was…

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VA Home Loans

This site is recommended by the Veterans Affair and is in their newsletter. In this episode of theSITREP, Paul sits…

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Posted in 1960's 1970's

Hey Skinny! Charles Atlas Ad

This was the ole Charles Atlas Advertisement seen in almost every comic book. Can any viewer testify this worked for…

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Posted in 1970's

Air Conditioning For Hospital

Hard to remember a time when there was no air conditioning in hospitals. Then again, I remember my mom was…