March 14, 2011: Beatles and Mustangs

Today's twenty ads, from March and April 1964, include two for Beatles merchandise in the Other Vintage ads gallery. The Beatles had just appeared on The Ed Sullivan Show in February and Hobby Center had Beatles dolls for $1.77 each as seen in this 4/11/64 ad and Drug Fair had necklaces for 99 cents as seen in this 4/16/64 ad. There are also two more ads for the new Ford Mustang, a 4/16/64 full-page ad and a 4/17/64 ad for Kistler Ford. Most of today's ads are in the Channel 11 gallery for movies on Night Owl Theater, The Big Show, Friday Night at the Movies, Hollywood Spectacular and The Sunday Show. There's a Friday, 4/3/64 ad for "Operation Pacific" (John Wayne), a Sunday, 4/5/64 ad for "Rocky Mountain" (Errol Flynn) and a Tuesday, 4/7/64 ad for "By the Light of the Silvery Moon" (Doris Day, Gordon MacRae). Next is a Wednesday, 4/8/64 ad for "War Paint" (Robert Stack, Joan Taylor), a Saturday, 4/11/64 ad for "Night of the Hunter" (Robert Mitchum) and a Sunday, 4/12/64 ad for "Dimples" (Shirley Temple). There's a Monday, 4/13/64 ad for "It Happens Every Spring," a Tuesday, 4/14/64 ad for "Our Miss Brooks" (Eve Arden) and a Friday, 4/17/64 ad for "Demitrius and the Gladiators" (Victor Mature). Next is a Saturday, 4/18/64 ad for "The Breaking Point" (John Garfield), a Tuesday, 4/21/64 ad for "Morocco" (Gary Cooper, Marlene Dietrich) and "Yesterday's Enemy" and a Thursday, 4/23/64 ad for "Thundercloud" (Randolph Scott). There's one ad in the Channel 13 News gallery, a Tuesday, 3/31/64 ad for Deadline (including David Drury, Jim Uebelhart, Frank Venner and Jim Rudes). The last three ads are in the Radio Station Ads gallery. There's a Monday, 3/30/64 ad for The Jim Wood Show on WJR-AM, a Friday, 4/3/64 ad for Down to Earth, a gardening show with Art and Shirl Landseadel of Secor Landscape, on WSPD-AM and a Monday, 4/13/64 ad for Tiger Baseball on WTOL-AM. More vintage ads from the online archives of The Toledo Blade are on the way...