Category Archives: Holiday Themed
By MyVintageGeneration | Published: April 5, 2012
Perhaps the most popular children’s Easter character is Peter Cottontail. His popularity is due-in-large part to the hit song “Here Comes Peter Cottontail” written in 1950. The video below is a mid-50s jazzy version of the tune. Enjoy as you decorate eggs, eat peeps and don your Easter bonnet. Happy Easter!
By MyVintageGeneration | Published: April 2, 2012
Easter is this Sunday and who’d hopping into town? Well, believe or not Yogi Bear is! I recently came across this comic book from 1978. It’s a large, oversize comic book (10 x 13). Comic books of this size were popular in the mid-to-late 1970s. Today, they’re fun to frame and still fun to look [...]
By MyVintageGeneration | Published: March 16, 2012
It wouldn’t be St. Patrick’s Day without kicking back with a draft of Guinness. Enjoy this 1950s commercial as you take a sip of this classic Irish stout!
By MyVintageGeneration | Published: February 13, 2012
Valentine’s Day cards come in all shapes and sizes, but the message remains the same. Sending a card that says “I Love You” has been around since the 16th century. It began in Europe and spread to the United States in the early 1700s. Since the 1900s a popular (and fun) type of card was [...]
By MyVintageGeneration | Published: December 30, 2011
Not sure what to watch this holiday weekend? Perhaps you’d like to kick back and check out these TV promos from the mid-70s. This was the TV line-up for New Year’s Day programing on NBC.
By MyVintageGeneration | Published: December 26, 2011
As 2011 comes to a close and we ring in 2012, here’s an interesting piece of New Year’s Eve/Prohibition memorabilia. This is a poster promoting a New Year’s celebration at a speakeasy. The soiree was held to ring in 1928. The location, however, is unknown as the consumption of alcohol was banned at this time [...]
By MyVintageGeneration | Published: December 23, 2011
As you enjoy this holiday weekend, be entertained with this classic TV clip from The Dick Van Dyke Show. Merry Christmas!
By MyVintageGeneration | Published: December 19, 2011
Here’s a great 1937 ad for NOMA Disney Christmas lights. I believe it’s from the December edition of Mickey Mouse Magazine. In addition to these Mickey Mouse lights, NOMA also manufactured sets featuring characters from the Silly Symphony shorts, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs and Pinocchio. To learn more about this ad and NOMA [...]
By MyVintageGeneration | Published: December 9, 2011
I hope you can take a moment from your busy holiday shopping and dig this clip! Watch Mike, Mickey, Davy and Peter shop for a Christmas tree. The Monkees feature in this week’s My Vintage Video.
By MyVintageGeneration | Published: November 18, 2011
Butter makes turkey better! At least according to this 1956 commercial. Enjoy and Happy Thanksgiving!