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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!



  • 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

  • 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...

  • 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.

  • 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 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 When E.F. Hutton Speaks TV Commercial

    When E.F. Hutton Speaks TV Commercial

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    The stock firm E.F. Hutton formed in 1904 gained fame during the late 70's and early 80's with the commercial campaign "When E.F. Hutton Speaks People Listen". The brokerage firm then was bought out by Smith Barney Corporate Trust, and Citigroup. In 2012

  • Popular Virginia Slims Commercial

    Virginia Slims Commercial

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    Virginia Slims were introduced in 1968 marketed to young women with the slogan You've Come A Long Way Baby. The cigarette much narrower and longer "tailored for the woman's hand" according to the commercial.

  • Popular Chiffon Margarine's It's Not Nice To Fool Mother Nature Commercial

    Chiffon Margarine's It's Not Nice To Fool Mother Nature Commercial

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    A memorable TV commercials from the 1970's for Chiffon Margarine. Actress Deana Dietrich's played the role of Mother Nature, Mason Adams provided the voice over for the advertisement.

  • Popular Muncha A Bunch A Frito Corn Chips

    Muncha A Bunch A Frito Corn Chips

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    Muncha A Bunch A Frito Corn Chips not only will make lunchtime a munch new twist but the jingle will be a ear worm that will be hard to get out of your head.