February 2, 2011: Fun and Games

There are 20 additional ads today, all from February and March, 1969. There are eight in the the Channel 11 gallery including a Saturday, 2/22/69 ad for the NBC World Premiere Movie "Deadlock" and "Sunday in New York" (Jane Fonda), shown on Sunday and a Tuesday, 2/23/69 ad for CBS Playhouse "The Experiment" (Michael Douglas in his first credited role, as M.K. Douglas). There's a Friday, 2/28/69 ad for The High Chaparral "Surtee" on NBC, Gomer Pyle, USMC "Gomer Tends a Sick Cat" on CBS and "Adam's Rib" on 11's Friday Night at the Movies and there's a Saturday, 3/1/69 ad for three movies, "Rose Marie," NBC Saturday Night Movie "Some Like it Hot" and "Designing Woman" on The Late Show. There's a Tuesday, 3/4/69 ad for CBS shows Lancer "The Great Humbug" (Wayne Maunder) and 60 Minutes and there's a Saturday 3/8/69 ad for two more movies, NBC Saturday Night Movie "The Birds" and "Shadow of a Doubt" (Joseph Cotten, Teresa Wright) on The Late Show and there are two more ads for specials, a Tuesday, 3/11/69 ad for The Ella Fitzgerald Show (Duke Ellington) and a Friday, 3/21/69 ad for The First Americans on NBC. There are six more in the Channel 13 gallery including a Tuesday, 2/25/69 ad for ABC show That's Life "Gloria Does Her Thing" (Robert Morse, E.J. Peaker) and Deadline (Bill Charles, Frank Venner) and a Thursday, 2/27/69 ad for What's My Line? (Wally Bruner). There's a Friday 2/28/69 ad for "Lover Come Back" (Doris Day, Rock Hudson) and a Saturday, 3/1/69 ad for an Ohio-Bowling Green basketball game and "Merrill's Marauders" (Jeff Chandler). The other two ads are a Saturday, 3/8/69 ad for The Hollywood Palace (Diana Ross and the Supremes) on ABC, Your All-American College Show and "The Longest Hundred Miles" (Doug McClure) and a Wednesday, 3/12/69 ad for The King Family and ABC Wednesday Night Movie "You're a Big Boy Now" (Geraldine Page, Peter Kastner). There's one more in the News/Special Reports Ads gallery. It's a Thursday, 3/6/69 ad for a Jim Rudes report, "Should Capital Punishment be Abolished?" on Deadline. There are two ads in the Channel 24 gallery including a Thursday, 2/27/69 ad for a delayed broadcast of ABC show Let's Make a Deal, which channel 13 did not carry on Friday nights because of their 7:30 movie. WDHO aired it at 7:30 Thursday against another ABC show, The Flying Nun on 13 (instead of CBS show The Queen and I). Confusion like this would end for the most part beginning on June 15, 1969 when all ABC shows would air on 24, NBC shows on 13 and CBS shows on 11. The second one is a Friday 3/21/69 ad for an Ohio Class AA High School Basketball game between Libbey and Columbus East. There are two more WDHO-TV ads for Boris Karloff Film Festival Week in the Sci-Fi & Horror Movies gallery, a Monday, 3/3/69 ad for "The Raven" and a Saturday, 3/8/69 ad for "House of Frankenstein." The last of today's ads is in the NET gallery. It's a Monday, 3/10/69 WGTE-TV 30 ad for NET Journal "Some of Our Best Friends." On Friday I'll be posting (by request) all of the TV Guide pages from 2/5/71 as well as an ad, TV Highlights and some Apollo 14 headlines from the 2/5/71 Toledo Blade and for those who are missing the '90s ads, some January 1996 TV Guide ads, too.