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memories of the ’70s – The Solar Eclipse March 7, 1970

In the first year of the 1970s, a solar eclipse occurred in March, visible across North and Central America. It was the first time a solar eclipse occurred that was shown in colour on television. CBS Television aired The Solar … Continue reading

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memories of the ’70s – Star Trek: The Motion Picture

Trekkies got a big screen gift for Christmas in 1979 with Star Trek: The Motion Picture, the first film made after the 1960s television┬áseries concluded 10 years previously. Creator Gene Roddenberry had lobbied Paramount Pictures to continue the series with … Continue reading

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memories of the ’70s – Battlestar Galactica

A galaxy far far away wasn’t the only part of space that became an obsession – on the small screen the 12 colonies were just as important in Battlestar Galactica. Created by tv producer Glen A. Larson, the series had … Continue reading

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