July 4, 2011: Eleven Of Course

There are 14 new ads today, from February and March, 1960, eight of them in the Channel 11 gallery. There's a Thursday, 2/25/60 ad for two CBS shows, Markham "One for the Money" (Ray Milland) and The Revlon Revue variety series (Gordon MacRae), a Saturday, 2/27/60 ad for "State of the Union" on Hollywood Spectacular (Spencer Tracy, Katherine Hepburn) and a Sunday, 2/28/60 ad for two movies, "Kitty" on Pajama Playhouse (Paulette Goddard) and "Monkey Business" on Feature Theater (Groucho Marx). There's another 2/28/60 ad for two movies on The Big Show, "Dragonfly Squadron" (Chuck Connors, John Hodiak) and "Lucky Jordan" (Helen Walker, Alan Ladd), a Monday, 2/29/60 ad for The Ann Sothern Show "Common Cents" on CBS and a Tuesday, 3/1/60 ad for NBC's Goodyear Theatre "Show Wagon" (Connie Hines), shown on a one-day delay. Next is a Friday, 3/4/60 ad for Desilu Playhouse "Lucy Goes to Mexico" (Maurice Chevalier) and the last one is a Saturday, 3/5/60 ad for the movie "This Gun for Hire" on Hollywood Spectacular (Veronica Lake, Alan Ladd). There's one in the Channel 13 News gallery, a Wednesday, 2/24/60 ad for Deadline (Jim Rudes) and there's one in the NBC gallery, a Friday, 2/26/60 ad for The Bell Telephone Hour "The Music Makers" (Polly Bergen, John Raitt), seen on Detroit's WWJ-TV 4. The Radio Station Ads gallery has a Thursday, 3/3/60 ad for WTOL-AM 1230's coverage of the American Bowling Congress Tournament in Toledo. There are three more Sunday, 3/6/60 ABC Tournament ads in the Other Vintage ads gallery, a Buckeye Beer ad, a Willys Jeep ad and a Toledo - Lucas County Port Authority ad. Again, here's the 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...