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Kodak Instant Camera Commercial

In 1976 Kodak introduced their instant camera that turned out to violate a number of Polaroid patents. A lawsuit was…

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Classical Music Commercial

If you grew up in the 70’s and 80’s you probably have all these songs committed to memory. The 120…

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Posted in 1970's 2000's

True Story of Dan Fogelberg’s “Same Old Lang Syne”

One of my “fondest” songs to end the year with is Same Old Lang Syne by Dan Fogelberg released in…

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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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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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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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Air Conditioning For Hospital

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

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Alan O’Day – Undercover Angel & Pacific Records

Undercover Angel written and performed by Alan O’Day shot to number one in 1977 on the Billboard Hot 100 and was…

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Posted in 1970's 1990's

Dixie Riddle Cups

Question: If an athlete gets athletes foot, what do astronauts get? Answer: Missile Toe! This was one of the many…

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Unexpected Disco Artists

When the Bee Gees went from a slow style of music to disco, I had to say that was unexpected…