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1980s


  • Alka Seltzer Sir Speedy

    Alka Seltzer Sir Speedy

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    Alka Seltzer's Sir Speedy has been in and out of retirement so many times in his “career” First introduced as a print ad in women's magazines in 1952 By 1954 he was singing the “Plop plop, fizz, fizz oh what a relief it is”! After over 200 TV commercials

  • Popular Martin-Steinbrenner Miller Lite

    Martin-Steinbrenner Miller Lite

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    Billy Martin was hired and fired as the head coach of the New York Yankees by owner George Steinbrenner five times throughout Martin's career. Despite all the hiring and firing, usually in dramatic fashion in front of TV cameras, Steinbrenner had a fondne

  • Popular Tavares-Penny For Your Thoughts

    Tavares-Penny For Your Thoughts

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    A Penny For You Thoughts was the final hit (#33) to chart for the band Tavares in 1982. The song didn't even chart in Canada. The band comprised of five brothers who are descent of Cape Verdean. They were raised in Providence Rhode Island but later moved

  • Popular 10cc - It Doesn't Matter At All - non-charted promo single of 1980

    10cc - It Doesn't Matter At All - non-charted promo single of 1980

    by Laurie Maitland Added 244 Views / 1 Likes

    It Does not Matter at All is a 10cc single . It comes from their album Look Hear? .The single is about a love, to which everyone seems to have comment; the singer continues. The picture with B-side From Rochdale to Ocho Rios was a flop. It did not make go

  • 06:18 Popular 10cc - Run Away - promo film from 1982

    10cc - Run Away - promo film from 1982

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    Runaway is a 10cc single . It comes from their album Ten out of 10 . The single was only released in England.It is one of the songs written by Andrew Gold , Eric Stewart and Graham Gouldman in the period that it looked like Gold became the producer of the

  • Popular What Was On ABC Tuesday Night?

    What Was On ABC Tuesday Night?

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    Who's The Boss first went on the air in 1984 and was one of the top ten shows. It was nominated for over 40 awards winning a Primtetime Emmy and 5 Golden Globe Awards.Growing Pains premiered September of 1985 and lasted until April on 1992.

  • Popular Fool In Love With You- Jim Photoglo

    Fool In Love With You- Jim Photoglo

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    Jim Photoglo from Inglewood California had a Billboard Top 25 hit in 1981 off his album with the same name. After his brief stint as a pop star Photoglo wrote songs for Garth Brooks, The Everly Brothers, Dusty Springfield, Faith Hill, The Oak Ridge Boys a

  • Popular The A-Team Intro

    The A-Team Intro

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    The A-Team was an action-adventure series that ran on NBC from 1983 to 1987. It starred George Peppard, Dirk Benedict, Dwight Schultz and Mr. TThey played fictitious members of the US Army Special Forces unit. You can purchase the entire set on BluRay and

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  • Popular John Goodman McDonald's Commercial

    John Goodman McDonald's Commercial

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    n 1983, before John Goodman was Dan Conner on Roseanne he signed 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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  • Popular Luke and Laura's Wedding

    Luke and Laura's Wedding

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    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 seduction

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