Category Archives: My Vintage Video
By MyVintageGeneration | Published: February 26, 2014
It’s my pleasure to introduce Roosevelt Franklin, the totally hip, skatting purple muppet from Sesame Street. What’s he gonna do when he turns two? He’ll tell you in this vintage video!
By MyVintageGeneration | Published: January 22, 2014
Fifty years ago the Surgeon General issued a warning that smoking is hazardous to one’s health. In the years following, there have been numerous anti-smoking campaigns. One public service announcement I clearly remember is this one featuring C-3P0 and R2-D2.
By MyVintageGeneration | Published: December 26, 2013
U2‘s first really big hit was their song New Year’s Day. It was released on January 1, 1983. Here’s a 1983 performance the Irish band gave on the UK program Top of the Pops.
By MyVintageGeneration | Published: December 15, 2013
These window stencils certainly bring back a vintage Christmas memory. Do you recall using them or seeing this commercial?
By MyVintageGeneration | Published: December 8, 2013
The music headlines in December 1967 shocked fans of soul when Stax star Otis Redding died in a plane crash. The front page of this British weekly says it all. Otis Redding appeared on the December 9, 1967 episode of Cleveland television show Upbeat on WEWS-TV. Here he performs “Respect” from that appearance. Tragically, Redding […]
By MyVintageGeneration | Published: November 23, 2013
The UK’s most famous doctor turns 50 this week. Doctor Who debuted on the BBC in November 1963.
By MyVintageGeneration | Published: October 25, 2013
This Halloween let’s feature a trio of ghosts singing the Lennon and McCartney classic I’m Looking Through You. The friendly ghosts performed the tune on The Muppet Show.
By MyVintageGeneration | Published: October 16, 2013
This season, how about a bit of fall fashion from London circa 1967? I quite like the butterfly-on-the-back motif. Enjoy this week’s My Vintage Video.
By MyVintageGeneration | Published: September 13, 2013
Beware ‘cos a killer is on the loose this Friday the 13th. Enjoy the original 1980 movie trailer to the ultimate slasher film. Jason Voorhees is the deranged, mass killer and he’s after Kevin Bacon!
By MyVintageGeneration | Published: September 6, 2013
The Android KitKat will soon arrive. So, I think it’s the perfect time to chow down on a chocolate crispy wafer (one of my faves) and watch this commercial from the 1970s.