Jan. 31, 2010: Today is Pac-Man Day

You'll find 16 additional ads today from August, September and October 1982. The channel 2 gallery has one for a pre-season football game with the L.A. Raiders playing the Lions at the Silverdome. The channel 50 movie gallery has four Eight O'Clock Movie ads for "Woman of Straw" (Sean Connery), "I'll Take Sweden" (Frankie Avalon, Bob Hope & Tuesday Weld), "The Underground Man" (Jo Ann Pflug & Peter Graves) and "Aunt Mary" (Jean Stapleton). There are two ads in the ABC gallery, one for Pac-Man Day on ABC-TV (Pac Man/The Little Rascals/Richie Rich Show, Mork & Mindy/Laverne & Shirley with The Fonz and Scooby & Scrappy Plus the Puppies New Adventures) and one for the series premiere of Tales of the Gold Monkey (Stephen Collins & Caitlin O'Heaney). The CBS gallery has one for Sunday night shows Archie Bunker's Place (Jason Wingreen, Carroll O'Connor), Gloria (Christian Jacobs, Burgess Meredith, Sally Struthers), The Jeffersons (Sherman Hemsley, Isabel Sanford) One Day at a Time (Boyd Gaines, Valerie Berrinelli, Bonnie Franklin, Pat Harrington) and Trapper John, M.D. The NBC gallery has five, one for the series premiere of Family Ties (2-page ad with Meredith Baxter Birney, Michael Gross, Tina Yothers, Justine Bateman, Michael J. Fox), one for The Saturday Superstars (Saturday morning shows The Smurfs, Gary Coleman and The Incredible Hulk and Amazing Spider-Man), one for the NBC premiere of Taxi (Tony Danza, Andy Kaufman, Danny DeVito, Marilu Henner, Judd Hirsch, Christopher Lloyd), one for the premiere of Remington Steele (Stephanie Zimbalist & Pierce Brosnan) and one for The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson 20th. Anniversary Special. The Vintage Cable Ads gallery has one for Nickelodeon (Not for Mature Audiences) and in the TBS gallery (located under the other Vintage Cable Ads) there are two, one for Saturday Night NCAA Football (Boston College at Texas A&M) and one for WBC World Featherweight Championship Boxing (Juan LaPort vs. Mario Miranda). More from the fall of '83 are on the way.