Carson Time Capsule... Friday, February 26th.


In the time capsule today…

We find Roger Moore starring in his third Bond film. “The Spy Who Loved Me” features a villian with big teeth, a submarine car, and an escape pod... with a full bar.

We find the debut of the Chia Pet, a novelty gift item with surprising staying power. The catchphrase jingle originated at an advertising agency meeting, in which an executive pretended to stutter the product name.

And we find a song on the radio by Player. The band didn’t exist when Peter Beckett and J. C. Crowley pitched the song to producers. The group was signed to a record deal on the strength of the demo! The two found a drummer, and recorded “Baby Come Back” before they ever played it live.

What is the year? (answer below).

[Photo: Getty Images]

The year... 1977!


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