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Famous Quotes From The 1970s

What Is 'Deliverance's 'Squeal Like A Pig' Scene Really...

April 4, 2019

You've heard the line "squeal like a pig!" and you're probably aware that it's from the 1972 film Deliverance. What happens in the "squeal like a pig" scene ...

'Love Means Never Having To Say You’re Sorry:' What Doe...

March 9, 2019

Ali MacGraw as Jennifer Cavalleri and Ryan O'Neal as Oliver Barrett IV in a scene from 'Love Story', directed by Arthur Hiller, 1970. (Photo by Archive Photos...

Steve Martin's “Well, Excu-u-use Me!” - A Catchphrase T...

March 5, 2019

Paul Natkin ArchiveSteve Martin on 7/22/78 in Chicago, Il. Source: (Photo by Paul Natkin/WireImage) Steve Martin was always a performerWho would have ever...

What Really Became Of Mikey, The Life Cereal Commercial...

February 25, 2019

In the 1970s, it was one of the most frequently-aired advertisements on TV: the Life cereal "Mikey Likes It" TV commercial. The spot starred a very cute youn...

'I Love The Smell Of Napalm In The Morning:' The 'Apoca...

February 2, 2019

Lionsgate/United Artists "I love the smell of napalm in the morning" from Apocalypse Now (1979) is one of those perfect movie quotes that applies to us all...

Alka-Seltzer's 'I Can't Believe I Ate The Whole Thing:'...

January 29, 2019

Certain TV commercial catchphrases from the 1970s stand out as landmarks, as famous as any movie quote. Alka-Seltzer's "I can't believe I ate the whole th...

What's In A Line? The Godfather's 'Offer He Can't Refus...

January 27, 2019

It's the most famous line ever uttered by a movie gangster -- a simple promise delivered by Marlon Brando, playing Don Vito Corleone, in The Godfather: "I'm ...

'Go Ahead, Make My Day:' Dirty Harry's Famous Dare

January 13, 2019

American actor Clint Eastwood on the set of Dirty Harry, directed by Don Siegel. Source: (Sunset Boulevard/Corbis via Getty Images) It's been one of the all-time most...

Live From New York, It's Saturday Night!

October 23, 2017

Saturday Night Live, a sketch comedy/variety show, first aired in 1975. The show was the brainchild of genius producer, Lorne Michaels, and was originally titled, NBC’s Satur...

1970: Mary Tyler Moore Brings Empowered Women To Prime ...

September 18, 2017

Cloris Leachman (left), Mary Tyler Moore (centre), Valerie Harper pose, sitting on stools, wearing Seveties fashions, in a publicity portrait issued for the US ...