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    Woodsy The Owl

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    Woodsy The Owl is a "spokesperson" for the United States Forest Service famous for saying "Give a hoot, don't pollute", lend and hand, care for the land, and "don't be a dirty bird" The first advertisement was created by U.S. Forest Ranger Chuck Williams.

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  • Popular Farrah Fawcett Shampoo

    Farrah Fawcett Shampoo

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    Farrah Fawcett Shampoo was introduced by Fabrege Inc. from the late 70's through the mid 80's. This commercial was from 1978. The shampoo was part of an entire line of Farah Fawcett hair care products. The back of the Farah Fawcett Shampoo bottle said:"I

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

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

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    Actress Deana Dietrich was Mother Nature Chiffon Commercials produced by theD'Arcy Masius Benton & Bowles advertising agency from the 1970's and into the 1980's. Mother Nature would usuallysay "my delicious butter" and voice actor Mason Adams would tell h

  • Popular Be A Pepper

    Be A Pepper

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    Be A Pepper was the catchy slogan for Dr. Pepper during the 70's. David Naughton featured here starred in An American Werewolf In London and Disney's Midnight Madness as well as the hit andTV showMakin It. He is most famous and well known for this ad camp

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  • Popular McDonald's You Deserve a Break Today 1971

    McDonald's You Deserve a Break Today 1971

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    In its heyday, McDonald's hired jingle writer Barry Manilow to write the theme song.

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  • Popular Speed Racer

    Speed Racer

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    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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  • Popular Miss Peggy Guy on The Gong Show

    Miss Peggy Guy on The Gong Show

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    In 1976 Miss Peggy Guy made her appearance on the Gong Show. She successfully walked out on stage with a metal folding chair in tow. She lifted her leg on the chair sideways in an attempt to be sultry and began to sing to Come On Get Happy when her top de

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  • Popular Levis Laughing Song

    Levis Laughing Song

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    The 1972 Levi commercial Good Morning World or Laughing Levi's commercial jingles is one of those songs that will get stuck in your head for sure! The jingle is based on The Fendermen's 1960 hit Mule Skinner Blues which can be heard here: https://www.yout

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  • 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...

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