February 28, 2011: The Priest and the Politician

There are 20 more ads today from September and October 1963 plus a short Blade story in the Random Pages gallery from 9/9/63 informing readers that WTOL-FM 104.7 will begin broadcasting in stereo. There are also three ads in the Radio Station Ads gallery, a Wednesday, 9/11/63 ad for WTOL-AM 1230 football coverage (Ohio State games with Doug Tabner, Toledo Tornadoes games with Orris Tabner and the High School Game of the Week with Frank Gilhooley), a 10/14/63 ad for CKLW-AM 800 News with Bob Siegrist and a Wednesday, 10/18/63 WMGS-AM 730 ad for a Toledo vs. Bowling Green football game. There are ten in the the Channel 11 gallery. The first two are Monday, 9/23/63 ads, one for To Tell the Truth (Bud Collyer) followed by one for two more CBS shows, the special Opening Night (Lucille Ball, Phil Silvers, Garry Moore, Danny Thomas, Jack Benny, Andy Griffith) and the series premiere of East Side/West Side (George C. Scott). There's a Tuesday, 9/24/63 ad for the The Jack Benny Program "Billy Graham Show" (14th season premiere) and The Garry Moore Show (6th season premiere) and a Wednesday, 9/25/63 ad for four more CBS shows, Glynis "Three Men in a Tub" (series premiere), The Beverly Hillbillies "Jed Gets the Misery" (2nd season premiere), The Dick Van Dyke Show "That's My Boy" (3rd season premiere) and series premiere of The Danny Kaye Show. Next is a Wednesday, 10/2/63 ad for the series premiere of Chronicle (Kim Hunter, Jean Pierre Aumont) followed by a Saturday, 10/5/63 ad for The Bowery Boys "Fighting Trouble" and the My Favorite Martian pilot, shown on six-day delay. There's a Saturday, 10/12/63 ad for another Bowery Boys movie, "Bowery Battalion" (Leo Gorcey) and three more ads for Night Owl Theater, a Tuesday, 10/15/63 ad for "Back from the Dead," a Wednesday, 10/16/63 ad for "Son of Kong" and a Friday, 10/18/63 ad for "Maru Maru" (Errol Flynn). There's one more in the News/Special Reports Ads gallery, a Wednesday, 9/18/63 ad for CBS Reports "The Priest and the Politician" which includes a Blade description of the program. There are four ads for ABC shows in the Channel 13 gallery. The first is a Monday, 9/16/63 ad for The Outer Limits "The Galaxy Being" (series premiere), Wagon Train "The Molly Kincaid Story" (7th season premiere, now 90 minutes long and in color) and Breaking Point "Solo for B-Flat Clarinet" (series premiere). Next is a Wednesday, 9/18/63 ad for The Patty Duke Show "The French Teacher" (series premiere), The Price is Right (Bill Cullen), Ben Casey "Justice to a Microbe" (Vince Edwards) and Channing "Justice From the Tin Room" (series premiere). There's a Thursday, 9/19/63 ad for The Flintstones "Ann Margrock Presents" (4th season premiere), The Donna Reed Show "The Playmate" (6th season premiere), My Three Sons "Almost the Sound of Music" (4th season premiere), The Jimmy Dean Show (series premiere) and Sid Caesar-Edie Adams Together (series premiere). The last one is a Friday, 9/20/63 ad for 77 Sunset Strip "Five" part one of five (6th and final season premiere), Burke's Law "Who Killed Holly Howard" (series premiere) and The Fight of the Week. Today's last two ads are in the Other Vintage ads gallery. The first is a 9/26/63 full-page ad for the grand opening of Frisch's Big Boy Coffee Shop on Secor Rd. and the other one is a 9/30/63 Kaiser Jeep ad. More vintage ads from the online archives of The Toledo Blade are on the way...