Jim Nabors’ Gomer Pyle sings (1964)

On The Andy Griffith Show in 1964, Nabors let loose with his deep natural voice, and stunned America. Here's Gomer Pyle astonishing the citizens of Mayberry with his voice.

The Andy Griffith TV show intro (1960)

The Andy Griffith Show ran for eight seasons on CBS between 1960 and 1968 -- more than enough time to establish itself as an American icon, generate a spin-off and a sequel series, and introduced the world ... Read more...

Gunsmoke opening credits (1955)

Adapted from the long running radio program of the same name, this popular western was the backbone of CBS’ Saturday night programming for 12 years, before anchoring the Monday night shows for its final four seasons.

Battlestar Galactica intro (1978)

Considering it spawned two revival series, a movie, books and comic books, it’s hard to believe that Battlestar Galactica had such a humble beginning -- it ran for only one season of 24 episodes on ABC, fro... Read more...

Coke keeps you thin! (1961)

Coke keeps you thin! (1961 Coke commercial) In this 1961 Coca-Cola commerical, actress Connie Clausen explains that Coke is low in calories and will help keep you thin. Transcript of "Coke keeps you thi... Read more...

New VCR by RCA to debut (1977)

New VCR by RCA to debut The fledgling home television video tape cassette recorder (VCR) industry, only a year old and with a mediocre track record among consumers so far, receives a big shot in the arm this... Read more...

Jell-O Pudding Pops (1982)

While boxes of Jell-O pudding pops may be but a memory, we can still remember their glory days through these commercials!

Moon landing video & transcript (1969)

With more than half a billion people watching on television, Neil Armstrong climbs down the ladder and proclaims, "That's one small step for a man, one giant leap for mankind."

Enter the Dragon, with Bruce Lee (1973)

Bruce Lee arrives in the US mid-August 1973 to promote Enter the Dragon, his latest film in the kung fu genre responsible for thrusting him to international stardom.

The shocking murder of Beatle John Lennon (1980)

John Lennon, the former Beatle whose music set the beat for a revolutionary youth generation in the 1960s, was shot to death outside his Manhattan home by a man who earlier obtained his autograph on the rock star’s new record album, police said today.

The Hollywood Squares game show intro (1966)

Take the world’s simplest game - tic-tac-toe - toss in nine celebrities, stir in some questions that let them show off a little humor and creativity, and of course, fabulous prizes. What do you get? Hollywood Squares, of course!

The Incredible Hulk TV show intro (1978-1982)

The show would go on to spawn three TV movies in the late 1980s, as well as several feature films all based on Stan Lee’s comic book creation - but no doubt inspired by the original Bill Bixby series, proving that fans liked Dr Banner even more when he was angry.

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