May 26, 2010: A Star- Spangled Celebration

You'll find another 17 ads today from May, June and July 1987 plus two additions to the Random Pages gallery. One is a full-page close-up for the 1987 Independence Day programming on Toledo channels 11 and 36, Lima channel 7 and ABC and PBS stations. Here are the links to the previously uploaded ads for the channel 11 and channel 36 4th of July programs. The other one is a TV Guide page from Tuesday, July 7, 1987 which has a close-up for coverage of the Iran-Contra Hearings (Oliver North). The Channel 36 gallery has one ad for "To Be or Not to Be" (Mel Brooks, Charles Durning) and the ABC gallery has two ads, one for A Star Spangled Celebration which was another special described in the above full-page close-up and one for The 14th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards (Oprah Winfrey). The FOX gallery has two "It's not the same old Sunday anymore..." ads, one for the 21 Jump Street episode "Blindsided" (Johnny Depp, Peter DeLuise) and one for The Tracey Ullman Show. There's one in the NBC gallery for the Friday night premiere of Late Night with David Letterman and the Vintage Cable Ads gallery has two HBO ads, one for "Back to School" and The 9th Annual Young Comedians Special (Rodney Dangerfield) and one for the 4th of July special Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans and there's also a full-page ad for the Disney Channel. The TBS gallery has four ads, one for World of Audobon: Ducks Under Siege and three 'Superstar Summer' movie ads for the colorized "Father of the Bride" (Elizabeth Taylor, Spencer Tracy), "The Dollmaker" (Jane Fonda) and the colorized "The Charge of the Light Brigade" (Errol Flynn). There are another four ads in the Ohio/W. Pennsylvania gallery. There are two WDTN-TV2 News ads, one with 'The Team' Carl Nichols, Jack Hicks, Donna Jordan and Omar Williams and one with just Jack and Donna, a WHIO-TV7 ad for The Andy Griffith Show and a WKEF-TV22 ad for Barney Miller (Hal Linden). More from the summer of 1987 are on the way...