TV Ads – 1978 – Movie Promo For Damien Omen II + Ford Trucks + Southwest Airlines + Mr Gattis Pizza

Damien: Omen II is a 1978 American supernatural horror film directed by Don Taylor…..and  starring William Holden, Lee Grant and Jonathan Scott-Taylor….as the film was the 2nd installment in The Omen series….which was set seven years after the first film…..and was followed by a third installment,  Omen III: The Final Conflict in 1981. In production since 1948….the Ford F-Series includes full-size pickup trucks, chassis cab trucks, and commercial vehicles. The F-Series…

TV Ads 1978 Odor Eaters Shoe Inserts + FemIron Vitamins + Bill Munday Pontiac + Sage Stores ATX

Odor-Eaters is an American brand of foot-care products specifically as shoe inserts and foot powder…. which is designed to reduce foot odor…..while the insoles are made of latex and contain activated carbon which filters and neutralizes odors.  Femiron Vitamins were available and advertising on television in 1979…..and are still on the shelves today in 2019…..but they aren’t doing any television advertising.    Bill…

Music – 1978 – Johnny Rodriquez + Willie Nelson – Jambalaya – Sung Live At Austin City Limits

The pride and joy of the Austin Music Scene rests in the heart and soul of “favorite son” Willie Nelson…. so, every piece of video that we have of Shotgun Willie is nothing but “Pure Gold” to us here at ImaSportsphile….for Willie has serenaded music lovers in Austin, Texas for the better part of 60+ years…. and when you went…

TV Ads – 1977 – Cheer Laundry Detergent + Coca Cola Soda + Waverest Waterbeds

Cheer Laundry Detergent is recognized for its distinctive blue granules….which formerly gave it the nickname “Blue Cheer”….as the 1952 formula “Blue-Magic Whitener” was designed to clean as well as perform bluing….which makes white clothing look whiter.  Magazine and television ads at the time proclaimed….“…washes clothes so clean, so white, you don’t need bluing or bleach!”….as Cheer was well…

TV Ads – 1979 – Clairol Shampoo + Tickle Deodorant + Star Bar In Austin + Rod & Gun Show In Austin

Clairol is an American personal care-product division of company Coty…. specializing in hair coloring and hair care….including shapoo and conditioners to go along with their hair coloring products.  By 1959, Clairol was considered the leading company in the U.S. hair-coloring industry. In 2004, Clairol registered annual sales worth about US$1.6 billion from the sale of its hair-care products. For women of the 1970’s….the personal…

TV Ads – 1976 – Pepsi Soda + Dentyne Gum + Dr Pepper Be A Pepper + TX Folklife Festival + Public Service Message

Pepsi was first introduced as “Brad’s Drink” in New Bern, North Carolina in 1893 by Caleb Bradham…. who made it at his drugstore where the drink was sold…..then It was renamed Pepsi-Cola in 1898….after the Greek word for “digestion” ….which is πέψη, pronounced the same as Pepsi….as the drink was purported to aid digestion….and “cola” after the kola…

TV Ads – 1977 – Promo For SNL Weekend Update News + Bill Munday Pontiac Austin + T A Station Bar ATX + Movie Promo For Almost Summer

This video showcases tv commercials for promoting Saturday Night Live’s Weekend Update News with Jane Curtin…..along with a spot for Bill Munday Pontiac of Austin, Texas that follows…..as Bill Munday is still alive and well on South Lamar in Austin today in 2019…..then comes a commercial for T A Station Bar & Restaurant in Austin…..which didn’t make…

TV Ads – 1976 – Vitallis Pump Hair Spray + Excedrin PM Pain Reliever + Public Service Message For MD

Touted as a greaseless alternative to other hair grooming products….Vitalis Hair Tonic was the go-to hair product for up-scale gents who wanted shiny hair without looking like some greasy punk kid….cuz back in the day….Vitalis and its users often referred to products like Brylcreem as “greasy kids’ stuff” ….as  Vitalis is able to provide the shine…

TV Ads – 1979 – Candlelite Music Presents – Bright Lights And Country Music – A Collection Of Honky Tonk Favorites

Back in the 1970’s and 1980’s there were all kinds of tv commercials for products like Time Life Music collection….Ronco Vegematics Chopping Systems…..Wham-O Products…..and Candlelite Music’s Bright Lights and Country Music Collection…..that were simply not sold in retail stores….but rather ONLY through tv offers and 1-800 phone numbers….as evidenced by this video herewith….where Candlelite Music offers to…