Category Archives: My Vintage Video
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.
By MyVintageGeneration | Published: August 29, 2013
This Labor Day weekend let’s look at a vintage newsreel from 1958. The news of the day was a strike by Garment Union workers in New York City. Watch another newsreel from the 1950s: “Can a Monkey Do My Job.” This is a anti-communist film from the US government.
By MyVintageGeneration | Published: August 21, 2013
Fifty years ago this month, tens of thousands of men, women and children gathered on the Washington Mall to take part in history. They gathered to hear speeches, listen to great music and proclaim their rights for jobs and freedom. The highlights of theMarch on Washington are documented in this newsreel.
By MyVintageGeneration | Published: August 9, 2013
It certainly wasn’t the best week in baseball, especially for A-Rod So let’s end the week to a brighter time in the game’s history; the legendary and successful career of Jackie Robinson. Enjoy this week’s My Vintage Video.
By MyVintageGeneration | Published: July 19, 2013
It’s hot out there! So grab a classic Mister Softee and eat it before it melts! Enjoy and keep cool with this week’s My Vintage Video.