Tag Archives: 1970

memories of the ’70s – Masterpiece: The Art Auction Game

Board games weren’t just for kids – in 1970, Parker Brothers released a unique game: Masterpiece: The Art Auction Game, designed by Martin Glass. Three to six players compete to bid on paintings and can also trade, build a portfolio … Continue reading

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memories of the ’70s – Disaster movies

For movie-goers of the 1970s, disaster was a constant theme – and established the key way for these type of movies to be created. Starting in 1970, Airport starring Dean Martin, Burt Lancaster, George Kennedy and Jacqueline Bisset was the … Continue reading

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memories of the ’70s – The Paper Chase

This story hit three mediums in this decade – novel, film and tv series: The Paper Chase. Written by John Jay Osborn Jr., the story is focuse on a first year Harvard Law student named Hart, who has one nemesis … Continue reading

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memories of the ’70s – Groovie Goolies

In the 1970s, Saturday morning cartoons got a jolt of silly horror with the Groovie Goolies. Produced by Filmation, the series featured a pop song in each episode from the gang, each who resembled a classic horror character of the … Continue reading

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memories of the ’70s – Josie and the Pussycats

From the colourful pages of a comic book, the characters Josie and the Pussycats jumped into the world of television animation in the early 1970s. Created by Dan DeCarlo, the characters were transformed for the small screen by Hanna Barbera … Continue reading

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memories of the ’70s – Ironside

For those who don’t know, there¬†was a series that started in the late 1960s and featured a former police detective who becomes a consultant despite the fact that he’s in a wheelchair – he’s Robert T. Ironside. Even with the … Continue reading

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memories of the ’70s – Bridge Over Troubled Water by Simon and Garfunkel

My early childhood has a definite soundtrack, especially songs that came from the the bestselling album of 1970 – Bridge over Troubled Water by Simon and Garfunkel. The fifth studio album by America’s favourite folk duos was done in 1969, … Continue reading

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