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Archive for the ‘1970s’ Category

  • It’s the quiz of the week – Anglia TV Musical Director Peter Fenn

    • 8816 Views • 1970s, Music, TelevisionComments Off on It’s the quiz of the week – Anglia TV Musical Director Peter Fenn

    Keeping retro and regional we pay tribute to  the Norwich based musician Peter Fenn, who was best known for composing the quirky organ theme to the Quiz of the week – Sale of Century. The Anglia television programme was hosted by Nicholas Parsons, the...

  • Shop Around – 1976 Argos Catalogue

    • 23933 Views • 1970s, Ephemera, Retro AdvertisingComments Off on Shop Around – 1976 Argos Catalogue

    Argos established itself as a British catalogue retailer in 1973, after Green Shield stamps founder Richard Tompkins thought of the idea while on a Greek holiday in the city of (Yep, you guessed it) Argos. Here we go back to the super seventies and take a...