August 3, 2011: Another Race for Space

I added 21 more ads today from March, April and May 1961, plus another Ray Oviatt "On the Beam" column in the Random Pages gallery. It's a Thursday, 3/30/61 column which reviewed the previous nights telecast of Project 20 "The Real West" on NBC. There's also an ad for that special, one of two in the Channel 13 gallery, It's a Wednesday, 3/29/61 ad with Gary Cooper, and there's a Wednesday, 4/5/61 ad for Landmark Fiesta Jamboree (Gene Autry). There are five in the Channel 11 gallery including a Wednesday, 4/12/61 ad for The Bob Hope Buick Show on NBC and a Thursday, 4/18/61 ad for the syndicated Mr. Ed, which had been airing on channel 13 since January. There's also a Thursday, 4/20/61 ad for another special about The Ringling Bros. Barnum & Bailey Circus (Arthur Godfrey), a Friday, 4/21/61 ad for The Million Dollar Incident (Jackie Gleason) and a Tuesday, 5/2/61 ad for Manhunt (Victory Jory). There are three more channel 11 ads in the News/Special Reports Ads gallery, a Thursday, 4/6/61 ad for Series One "New Face for the City," a Thursday, 4/27/61 ad for CBS Reports "Why Man in Space" and a Thursday, 5/4/61 ad for Series One "The Big Glass School House." There's also a Sunday, 4/30/61 ad in this gallery for the NBC News Special "The Astronauts" which aired on Detroit's channel 4. See this Wikipedia page for more information. There's one ad in the NBC gallery, a Sunday, 4/2/61 ad for Tupperware's Marineland Circus color special, which also aired on channel 4. There are three ads in the Radio Station Ads gallery. They're all Monday, 4/10/61 ads, a WMHE-FM 92.5 ad, a WTOL-AM 1230 ad for Tiger Baseball and Doug Tabner's pre-game show, and a WOHO-AM 1470 ad for Indians Baseball. There are six more in the Other Vintage ads gallery. There's a Sunday, 4/2/61 ad for Scotch Magic Tape, new from 3M, and there's a Monday, 4/3/61 ad for Foodtown. Next is a Monday, 4/10/61 ad for Stroh's Beer, sponsor of Tigers games on WTOL radio and channel 13 and a Thursday, 4/13/61 ad for Swanson TV Brand. There's also a Monday, 4/24/61 ad for the Winegard Powertron Antenna and a Monday, 5/1/61 ad for Sinclair gasoline, sponsor of The Red Skelton Show on CBS. More vintage ads from the online archives of The Toledo Blade are on the way...