April 23, 2010: It Happens Every Day

There are 20 additions today, all from May 1986. There are two in the Random Pages gallery, one has two pages of 'close-ups' for four different shows on Monday 5/12/86: Tall Tales and Legends on Showtime (Steve Guttenberg as "Pecos Bill, King of the Cowboys"), American Playhouse on PBS, (Daniel J. Travanti and Edward Asner in "A Case of Libel"), Newhart on CBS (Jose Ferrer and Julia Duffy in "Pre-Nups") and Wartime in Washington on PBS and the other one is a page with a Sunday 5/26/86 close-up for the first live telecast of the Indianapolis 500 on ABC. The race was rained-out on Memorial Day Weekend and was held on Saturday 5/31/86 with Bobby Rahal winning. See wikipedia page here. The ABC gallery has three ads for daytime shows with the "It happens every day on..." theme, one for All My Children (Rivalry), one for Ryan's Hope (Rebellion) and one for Loving (Risk). The CBS gallery has one full-page ad for Guiding Light and there are three in the NBC gallery, one for The A-Team (Mr. T, George Peppard and Dwight Schultz in "The Sound of Thunder"), one for daytime soap Santa Barbara (Marcy Walker as Eden) and one for the World Premiere Movie, "Perry Mason: The Case of the Notorius Nun" (Raymond Burr, Barbara Hale, William Katt, David Ogden Stiers and Tom Bosley). The TBS gallery has six ads, for movies, one for "Shamus" (Burt Reynolds), one for "Duffy" (James Coburn), one for "Ride the High Country" (Randolph Scott), one for "The Wings of Eagles" (John Wayne), one for "Sergeant York" (Gary Cooper) and one for "The Fighting Sullivans" (Anne Baxter). There are five in the Ohio-W. Pennsylvania gallery for Dayton stations, one a WDTN-TV2 ad for Early Bird Weather on TV2 News at 11, two WHIO-TV7 ads, one for $1,000,000 Chance of a Lifetime and one for Diff'rent Strokes (Gary Coleman) and two WKEF-TV22 ads, one for Gimme a Break (Nell Carter) and one for Three's Company (Suzanne Somers). More from May and June 1986 are on the way...