July 1, 2011: Everybody's Watching

There are 20 more ads today, from January and February, 1960. There are 13 in the Channel 11 gallery. There's a Friday, 1/29/60 ad for Buick Electra Playhouse "The Fifth Column" on CBS, a Wednesday, 2/10/60 ad for The U.S. Steel Hour "The American Cowboy" on CBS, a Sunday, 2/14/60 ad for The Law "Automobile Accidents," sponsored by the Toledo Bar Association and another 2/14/60 ad for two movies on The Big Show, "Monsieur Beaucaire" (Bob Hope) and "Souls at Sea" (Gary Cooper, George Raft). Next is a Monday, 2/15/60 ad for The Ann Sothern Show "Olive's Dream Man" (Joe E. Brown), a 2/17/60 ad for three Wednesday night syndicated shows, The Honeymooners "Woman's Work is Never Done" (Jackie Gleason), Not for Hire and This Man Dawson and a Friday, 2/19/60 ad for Desilu Playhouse "Thunder in the Night" on CBS. There's a Saturday, 2/20/60 ad for "Reap the Wild Wind" on Hollywood Spectacular, a Sunday, 2/21/60 ad for "Dr. Cyclops" and "Trail of the Lonesome Pine" on Feature Theater and "I'm No Angel" on Pajama Playhouse, and another 2/21/60 ad for two more movies on The Big Show, "The Last Outpost" and "Mohawk." There's also a Tuesday, 2/23/60 ad for "Face to Face" on NBC's Goodyear Theatre (Rebecca Welles, James Gregory), a Wednesday 2/24/60 ad for CBS News Extra "Eyewitness to History" (Dwight D. Eisenhower) and Playhouse 90 "The Cruel Day" (Van Heflin) on CBS, and another 2/24/60 ad for The U.S. Steel Hour "The Women of Hadley," also on CBS. There's one more in the the Channel 11 News gallery, a Tuesday, 2/16/60 ad for WTOL's Watch With Ward and Douglas Edwards with the News on CBS. There's just one ad in the Channel 13 gallery, a Sunday, 2/21/60 ad for The Ohio Story "Sounds from the Stars." There are two more for The Bell Telephone Hour in the NBC gallery, a Friday, 1/29/60 ad for "The Four of Us" and a Friday, 2/12/60 ad for "Portraits in Music" (Nanette Fabray). Both were seen on WWJ-TV 4 in Detroit. There's one in the Radio Station Ads gallery, a Monday, 2/22/60 ad for WTOL-AM 1230's coverage of the 1960 Winter and Summer Olympics. The last two are in the Other Vintage ads gallery, a Wednesday, 2/10/60 ad for the 1960 Buicks, "The smoothest street in town is the one under a Buick '60," and a Monday, 2/15/60 full-page ad for Metropolitan Life Insurance. Have a happy Independence Day weekend! Here's a link to the July 2, 2010 entry with some 4th of July ads. More vintage ads from the online archives of The Toledo Blade are on the way...