November 29, 2012: Bombs, Bikes, Bawds, & Beatles

I added sixteen more April 1980 ads today including five for channel 11, with an updated “11” logo. There are two additions to the Channel 11 gallery, a Thursday, 4/24/80 “Game! Game! Game! ad for Match Game (Gene Rayburn), The Number and The Joker's Wild (Jack Barry) and a Monday, 4/28/80 ad for “Sixties Week” (Bombs, Bikes, Bawds, & Beatles) on The Big Show, featuring the movies, “Dr. Strangelove,” “Easy Rider,” “What's New Pussycat?,” “Help!” and “Yellow Submarine.” There's also one addition to the Channel 11 News gallery, a Tuesday, 4/22/80 ad for Charles Merlin Umpenhour's weather forecasts. There are two more for channel 11 in the News/Special Reports Ads gallery, a Monday, 4/28/80 ad and a Tuesday, 4/29/80 ad, both for Eleanor Hayes' Toledo Eleven News series of reports on “Rip-Offs.” There's also one for 24 Eyewitness News in that gallery, a Monday, 4/28/80 ad for a Larry Whatley series of “Eyewitness Close Up” reports on “Toledo's Misplaced People.” There's also one addition to the Channel 24 News gallery, a Wednesday, 4/23/80 ad for Ed Knowles' Money Talk. There are seven additions to the PBS gallery, all for channel 30, including six more for their 1980 Channel 30 Buy-In. There's a Tuesday, 4/22/80 ad (Make a Bargain, Get a Bargain), a Wednesday, 4/23/80 ad (The Hottest Sale in town), a Thursday, 4/24/80 ad (We're Numero Uno), a Friday, 4/25/80 ad (T.G.I.F. & there's more to buy), a Saturday, 4/26/80 ad (Final Night) and a Monday, 4/28/80 ad (Thanks!). There's also a Tuesday, 4/29/80 ad for Evening at Pops with John Williams conducting. There's one addition to the Radio Station Ads gallery, a Thursday, 4/24/80 ad for WCWA-AM 1230. Today's final ad is an addition to the Other Vintage ads gallery, a Wednesday, 4/24/80 ad for First Federal Savings of Toledo, sponsor of the Mud Hen's “Knot Hole Gang.” May 1980 ads from the online archives of The Toledo Blade, are on the way...