This edition of The Week That Was is brought to you by Sandy’s restaurants. Sandy’s puts the fun into eating out!
Sandy’s was a restaurant chain in the Midwest that was started by four guys who operated a McDonalds in Urbana, Illinois (only the third McDonalds outside California) and had built restaurants in Decatur and Peoria when they were informed that those weren’t included in the Central Illinois territory, and that they would have to pay more to McDonalds. So they decided to brand the restaurants “Sandy’s” and soon there were Sandy’s all around the Midwest. It was later bought out by Hardee’s.
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This edition of The Week That Was is brought to you by Milky Way candy bars. At work, rest or play, Milky Way!
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This edition of The Week that was is brought to you by Ocusol eye drops, with the unique nose bridge on the bottle to help you get the drops in your eyes, because you can’t get the red out if you can’t get the drops in!
The lovely young lady in the commercial is Judy Graubert, who was on The Electric Company on PBS from 1971 to 1977 and performed in other commercials, so we might see her again.
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This edition of The Week That Was is brought to you by American Motors, makers of the Eagle. The Eagle has landed on all fours at American Motors!
I don’t think I knew anyone who had one of these. Come to think of it, I’m not sure that anyone knows anyone who had one.
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This edition of The Week That Was is brought to you by Continental Airlines. At Continental, we really move our tail for you!
Ain’t no such thing as “Chicken Feed Fares” anymore.
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