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…

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TV Ads – 1980 – Actor Chevy Chase For Pilsons Feedbag Dinners

We are fortunate here at ImaSportsphile to have such a wonderful collection of Saturday Night Live comedy commercials….from Dan Aykroyd’s Bass Master….to Steve Martin’s Body Floss…..to Gilda Radner’s Summer’s Eve feminine higiene solution…..to Chevy Chase’s Pilson’s Feedbag Dinners”….as seen in this video herewith….for it truly is a priceless collection…..guaranteed to bring on a good ole chuckle almost every time.

TV Ads – 1979 – Movie Michael Douglas In Running + Sound Guard Record Preserver + Certs Breath Mint

Running is a 1979 sports drama film written and directed by Steven Hilliard Stern….and starring Michael Douglas and Susan Anspach….which is about the fictional American marathon runner and Olympic hopeful Michael Andropolis and his struggle to compete in the Olympic Games   Sound Guard Record Preserver was a viable product during the “Golden Age Of Vinyl Records”…..but when “The Digital Age” of music came into existence….this product disappeared…..however, during the…

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Auto Racing – 1987 – Indy 500 – Jack Arute Interviews Danny Sullivan After Race Day Ends Premature

Danny Sullivan is an American former race car driver…..who earned 17 wins in the CART Indy Car World Series….including the 1985 Indianapolis 500….plus Sullivan won the 1988 CART Championship….while placing 3rd in points in 1986….as Danny Sullivan also scored a victory in IROC. For 1984, Sullivan returned to North America, where he competed in the CART PPG Indy Car series…while first landing a…

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Auto Racing – 1987 – Komfort Koach 200 – Report On Fatal Crash Of Driver Joe Young At Daytona

Tragedy overshadowed the Komfort Koach 200 Friday as Joe Young, a 38- year-old driver from Richmond, Va., died on impact when his car was hit during the Charlotte/Daytona Dash series race at Daytona International Speedway….as an examination showed driver Joe Young died of multiple internal injuries…. including a fracture at the base of the skull. …

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Auto Racing – 1987 – Indy 500 – Al Trautwig Special Look At Japan + Brazil Live Broadcast Centers

The Indianapolis 500 is an international event…..wherein the 1987 Indy 500 alone had 8 out of 33 total drivers in the field were international….including drivers from Colombia, Holland, Mexico, Australia, Italy, Brazil and New Zealand….with auto racing fans from all over the world….as the wide range of international influence and fans is evidenced by the…

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Auto Racing – 1987 – Indy 500 – Jim Lampley + Sam Posey Provide Commentary On The Middle Of Race

On the 130th lap, Tony Bettenhausen started suffering a handling problem exiting turn two….when down the backstretch, his right-front wheel lug nut may have come off the car….and the wheel began to loosen. In turn three, the wheel came off and began rolling though the north short chute….and that is when 2nd place Roberto Guerrero came up on the…

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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…

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TV Ads – 1978 – US Army + Jovan Sex Appeal For Men + Winchells Donuts + Zest Soap + Orange Crush

Winchell’s Donuts is an international doughnut company founded by Verne Winchell on October 8, 1948, in Temple City, California…..which currently has 170 stores in 6 western states….as well as Guam, Saipan, and Saudi Arabia. The chain’s slogan is “Home of the Warm ‘n Fresh Donut,” ….and it claims to be the West Coast’s largest doughnut chain…..which also offers its customers a 14-doughnut dozen….as opposed to the standard baker’s…

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