The 1970s has brought us the some of the most memorable icons of pop culture.
Who could forget Steve Austin as the Six Million Dollar Man?
Were you born in the ’70s? If so you’re the last generation to grow up before the internet.
Do you remember when the Saturday Night Fever and 8-Track tapes were in style? Did you see Jaws or Close Encounters of the Third Kind on the big screen?
Here are 10 Things You’ll Remember If You Grew Up In The ’70s:
10. Rosie. (1970)
The 1970’s brought us some of the most memorable TV commercials. Who could forget Rosie and the “quicker picker upper” or the sexual undertones of the Charmin commercial.
9. The Star Wars Holiday Special (1978)
In case you missed the original broadcast, The Star Wars Holiday Special was a 1978 television special in the Star Wars galaxy. It stars the first film’s main cast while introducing the character Boba Fett, who would appear in later films.
9. The Paul Lynde Halloween Special (1976)
Paul Lynde showcased his comedic skills on the popular game show Hollywood Squares. In 1976, he hosted an all-star TV special called “The Paul Lynde Halloween Special.”
8. Ben Cooper Costumes (1976)
Speaking of Halloween, if you grew up in the ’70s, Ben Cooper costumes were synonymous with Halloween. The Batman masks were incredibly popular.
7. Shogun Warriors (1977)
6. Saturday Night Fever (1977)
Saturday Night Fever stars John Travolta as Tony Manero, a working-class young man who spends his weekends dancing and drinking at a local Brooklyn disco. The soundtrack is one of the best-selling soundtracks of all time.
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5. Close Encounters of the Third Kind. (1977)
Directed by Steven Spielberg in 1977, Close Encounters tells the story of Roy Neary, an everyday blue-collar worker (Richard Dreyfuss) in Indiana, whose life changes after an encounter with an unidentified flying object.
4. King Kong (1976)
Released in 1976, King Kong was a worldwide blockbuster, including trading cards and toys for the kids. It stars Jeff Bridges, Charles Grodin and Jessica Lange in her first film role.
Jessica Lange ranks at number five on our Top 10 Hottest Women of The ’70s.
3. Jaws (1975)
On Friday, June 20th, 1975, a groundbreaking film from a relatively new director named Steven Spielberg was released. JAWS took the nation by storm and became the first blockbuster. It also kept audiences out of the water for many years.
Jaws ranks at number two on our Top 10 Greatest Movies Of The ’70s.
2. The Six Million Dollar Man (1973)
Steve Austin became a pop culture icon of the 1970s and was loved by millions of kids from around the world. The Six Million Dollar Man reminds us why our childhood was awesome.
The Six Million Dollar Man ranks at number seven on our Top 10 TV Shows Of The ’70s.
1. Charlie’s Angels (1976)
When it first aired 1976, Charlie’s Angels enjoyed huge popularity with audiences. Jaclyn Smith, Kate Jackson and Farrah Fawcett were adored by men worldwide.
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