October 3, 2012: The Feminine Mistake


I added 19 more ads today, all from January 1979 plus four more Random Pages gallery additions from Peach Sections of The Blade. There's a Saturday, 1/6/79 “Electronic Press Box” story by Seymour Rothman, “Replay of How ABC Blew Woody's Last Stand.” The rest are all by Norman Dresser including two Tuesday, 1/9/79 items, one about WERC, UT's campus radio station and one about Thom Gaines resigning from WKLR-FM. Next is a Wednesday, 1/17/79 story, “Ch. 24 Sets National First; Ch. 13 Closes In On Ch. 11” and three Friday, 1/19/79 stories, “Ch. 30 Wins Top Honor For Promotion Campaign,” “ABC Regains Ratings Lead; 'Mork And Mindy' At Top” and “Jamie Farr To Receive Ohio Governors' Award.” There are three additions to the Channel 11 gallery, all for the Blue Cross and Blue Shield sponsored special, The Feminine Mistake, a Friday, 1/5/79 ad (What's the cost of a case of lung cancer?), another 1/5/79 ad (Cigarettes are sexist) and a Saturday, 1/6/79 ad. There's one addition to the Channel 13 gallery, a Saturday, 1/6/78 ad for a UT Basketball game with the Rockets hosting Kent State (Frank Gilhooley, Jim Mengel). There's another one in the News/Special Reports Ads gallery, a Saturday, 1/13/79 ad for the 13 Reports Toledo Area Chamber of Commerce program (Wilford I. Webb III, Chester Devenow). There are six additions to the PBS gallery, five of them for channel 30 including a Thursday, 1/4/79 ad for the anti-smoking special, Quitters are Winners. There are two Sunday, 1/7/79 ads, a Living Today Section ad for Footsteps and a TV Tab ad for the National Geographic Special, “Gold!” There's also a Thursday, 1/11/79 ad for the special, Raised in Anger (Ed Asner) and Rx for Child Abuse and a Monday, 1/15/79 ad for A Tribute to Martin Luther King, Jr. There's also a Saturday, 1/20/79 ad for Eat Right to Your Heart's Delight on channel 57 in Bowling Green. There are six additions to the Buckeye CableSystem gallery, all for Showtime. The first two are for movies, a Thursday, 1/4/79 ad for “Convoy” (Kris Kristofferson, Ali MacGraw) and a Thursday, 1/11/79 ad for “The Deep.” And there are four more, a Monday, 1/15/79 ad, a Tuesday, 1/16/79 ad, a Wednesday, 1/17/79 ad and a Friday, 1/19/79 ad. There's one addition to the Radio Station Ads gallery, a Tuesday, 1/16/79 ad for WGTE-FM's coverage of the 85th annual meeting of the Toledo Area Chamber of Commerce (John J. Riccardo). Today's last ad is an addition to the Other Vintage ads gallery, a Wednesday, 1/10/79 ad for Elvis Night at the Perrysburg Ramada Inn. More January and February, 1979 ads from the online archives of The Toledo Blade, are on the way.