April 2, 2012: This Year, Like Last Year

 

I added 21 more ads today, from September 1973 plus three more Random Pages gallery additions, all by Norman Dresser, in Peach Sections of The Blade. There's a Thursday, 9/13/73 story, "WTOL-TV To Carry TU-Tampa Grid Game" which also includes an item about WFOB carrying Bowling Green football games. Next is a Friday, 9/14/73 story, "Ch. 24 To Introduce 'First Evening News'" followed by a Tuesday, 9/18/73 story, "Prime-Time FCC Rule Described As Failure." There are seven ads in the Channel 11 gallery, including a 9/10/73 ad for Monday night shows, To Tell the Truth (Garry Moore), The Hollywood Squares (Peter Marshall) and CBS prime-time shows, Gunsmoke "Women For Sale" (part one), Here's Lucy "Lucy and Danny Thomas," The New Dick Van Dyke Show "Those Who Care" and Medical Center "The Guilty." There's also a 9/11/73 ad for Tuesday night shows, The Price Is Right (Art James) and CBS prime-time shows, Maude "Walter's Problem" aka "Life of the Party," Hawaii Five-0 "Hookman" and "Coffee, Tea or Me" on The New CBS Tuesday Night Movies (Karen Valentine, John Davidson). Next is a 9/12/73 ad for Wednesday night shows, Hollywood Squares (Mike Connors) and CBS prime-time shows, The Sonny & Cher Comedy Hour and a two-hour Cannon, "He Who Digs a Grave" (William Conrad). There's a 9/13/73 ad for Thursday Night shows, To Tell the Truth, Wild, Wild World of Animals and CBS prime-time shows, The Waltons "The Journey" and "Hot Rock" on The CBS Thursday Night Movies and there's a 9/14/73 ad for Friday night shows, The New Treasure Hunt (Geoff Edwards) and CBS prime-time shows, Calucci's Department "Pilot" and "Planet of the Apes" on The CBS Friday Night Movies. There's also a Saturday, 9/15/73 ad for a Toledo vs. Tampa football game, with Orris Tabner, from Tampa Stadium, and a 9/17/73 ad for Monday night shows, Hollywood Squares (Burt Reynolds) and CBS prime-time shows, Gunsmoke "Women For Sale" (conclusion), Here's Lucy "The Big Game," with O.J. Simpson, The New Dick Van Dyke Show "Dennis Takes a Wife" and Medical Center "Time of Darkness." There are seven ads in the Channel 13 gallery, including a 9/10/73 ad for NBC Monday night shows, Lotsa Luck "Olive's Present" (Dom DeLuise), Diana "The Lady Comes Across" (Diana Rigg) and "Shoot Out" on NBC Monday Night at the Movies (Gregory Peck). There's a 9/11/73 ad for NBC Tuesday night shows, Chase "The Wooden Horse Caper" and "Drive Hard, Drive Fast," an NBC Movie Special and a 9/12/73 ad for NBC Wednesday night shows, Adam-12 "Harbor Division" and "In the Heat of the Night," another NBC Movie Special. Next is a 9/13/73 ad for NBC Thursday night shows, The Rowan & Martin Special (Harry Belafonte), Ironside "Confessions From a Lady of the Night" (Raymond Burr) and NBC Follies (Sammy Davis, Jr.). There's also a Saturday, 8/15/73 ad for America Goes Public, the Democratic National Telethon, on NBC and a 9/16/73 ad for NBC Sunday night shows, The Wonderful World of Disney "The Barefoot Executive" (Joe Flynn), The Glen Campbell Special and another special, Steve and Eydie...On Stage (Steve Lawrence, Eydie Gorme, Lucille Ball). There are four ads for WSPD-AM 1370, in the Radio Station Ads gallery, a Tuesday, 9/11/73 ad for Jack Mitchell's new show, a Wednesday, 9/12/73 ad for Bob Owens, a Thursday, 9/13/73 ad, "Rip the wrap off and win!" and a Friday, 9/14/73 ad. There are four more in the Other Vintage ads gallery. There's a Thursday, 9/13/73 ad for Towne Club Pop, a Tuesday, 9/18/73 full-page ad for Jimmy Dean Pure Pork Sausage, a Wednesday, 9/19/73 ad for Toledo Home Federal Savings and Loan and a Wednesday, 9/19/73 ad for Brondes Ford (Super Phil and Super Don Brondes). More Fall 1973 ads, from the online archives of The Toledo Blade, are on the way...