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memories of the ’70s – Summer Jam at Watkins Glen

In the early 1970s, fans of three major bands descended on New York State to experience the Summer Jam at Watkins Glen. Produced by Shelly Finkel and Jim Koplik, the Summer Jam featured three major bands of the era: The … Continue reading

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memories of the ’70s – The Other Side of Midnight by Sidney Sheldon

A bestseller that became a film and the story of two women whose lives are tied together because of love and loss during World War II: The Other Side of Midnight by Sidney Sheldon. Sheldon, a successful writer of television … Continue reading

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memories of the ’70s – The $10,000 Pyramid

After the gold rush of game shows in the 1960s, the 1970s provided a few gems, including the popular daytime game show $10,000 Pyramid. Created by Bob Stewart, the basic premise of the game was two contestants, each paired with a … Continue reading

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memories of the ’70s – Dr. Atkin’s Diet Revolution

In the early 1970s, those wanting to lose weight turned to the words of Dr. Robert Atkins, when he published Dr. Atkins’ Diet Revolution. Dr. Atkins had read a research paper by Alfred W. Pennington in The Journal of the … Continue reading

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memories of the ’70s – Jim Dandy by Black Oak Arkansas

One of the sounds of the early ’70s is classic rock – and one of the popular one hit wonders was Jim Dandy by Black Oak Arkansas. Written by Lincoln Chase, Jim Dandy was first recorded by R&B singer LaVern … 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 – A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving

Since the Peanuts gang was particularly fond of holidays, Charles Schulz created A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving, which aired for the first time in 1973. As the 10th animated special starring Charlie Brown and friends, A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving, it starts … Continue reading

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