August 17, 2010: 600 Miles of Full-Throttle Competition

There are 20 additional ads today, all from May 1989. There are five ads for movies in the Channel 36 gallery for "Sixteen Candles" (Molly Ringwald), "Silver Streak" (Gene Wilder, Richard Pryor), "The Cannonball Run" (Farrah Fawcett, Burt Reynolds), "Friday the 13th, Part III" and "Running Scared" (Gregory Hines, Billy Crystal). There are two in the ABC gallery, a full-page ad for the last episode of Moonlighting called "Lunar Eclipse" (Bruce Willis, Cybill Shepherd) and a two-page ad and TV Guide close-up description for The ABC Sunday Night Movie "Everybody's Baby: The Rescue of Jessica McClure" (Beau Bridges, Pat Hingle). See Wikipedia page here for more. There are three in the CBS gallery, a full-page ad for CBS Tuesday Movie "Trouble in Paradise" (Raquel Welch), a full-page ad for Guiding Light and one for two animated specials, Garfield's Babes and Bullets and This is America, Charlie Brown ("The Music and Heroes of America") and there's one in the FOX gallery for "The Fly" on Fox Night at the Movies (Jeff Goldblum). There are three more in the NBC gallery, a full-page ad and TV Guide close-up description for "Roe vs. Wade" (Holly Hunter), an ad and TV Guide description for the special Kenny, Dolly, and Willie: Something Inside So Strong (Kenny Rogers, Dolly Parton, Willie Nelson) and an ad (on two pages) for daytime soaps Generations and Days of Our Lives. There's an HBO ad in the Vintage Cable Ads gallery for Not Necessarily the News and there are five more in the TBS gallery, one for "The Dirty Dozen" (Lee Marvin, Telly Savalas, Charles Bronson), one for "The Blues Brothers" (Dan Akroyd, John Belushi), one for U.S. Olympic Gold (Jackie Joyner-Kersee), one for the 1989 Coca Cola 600 and one for "The Big Land" (Alan Ladd). More ads from May, June and July 1989 are on the way...