August 13, 2012: Sports Nut

 

I added 23 more ads today, all from May, 1977, plus five more Random Pages gallery additions, from The Blade, including a Tuesday, 5/3/77 story on the front page of the second section, “Varied Audience In Tune With Classical Music” by Judy Tarjanyi, about WGTE-FM 91.3. There's a Sunday, 5/8/77 promotional drawing in the Blade TV Tab for The Best of Ernie Kovacs, on Channel 30. The rest are all from The Peach Section, including a Wednesday, 5/4/77 story, “Nixon Interviews On Toledo's WKLR-FM.” There are several Thursday, 5/5/77 stories by Norman Dresser, including “Ch. 30 Buy-In Sets Record With Pledges Of $145,264” and other items on Jennifer Blome, ABC's dominance in the ratings and the WGTE-FM (NPR) series, Jazz Alive. There's also a Tuesday, 5/24/77 story, again by Dresser, on WGPR-TV 62's financial difficulties. There are five additions to the Channel 11 gallery, including a Wednesday, 5/4/77 ad for $100,000 Name That Tune. There are two more for The Big Show, a Tuesday, 5/5/77 ad for “Some Like It Hot” (Marilyn Monroe, Tony Curtis, Jack Lemmon) and a Tuesday, 5/10/76 ad for “Hellfighters” (John Wayne, Katharine Ross, Jim Hutton). There's also a Tuesday, 5/17/77 ad for the Operation Prime Time mini-series “Testimony of Two Men” and a Friday, 5/27/77 ad for Anne Morrow Lindbergh: Conversations with Eric Sevareid, a CBS special. There are two more in Channel 11 News gallery, a Wednesday, 5/4/77 ad (The Mini-Cam...) and a Wednesday, 5/11/77 ad (We're Honored...). There are six additions to the Channel 13 gallery, including a Wednesday, 5/4/77 ad for the NBC movie, “Big Jake” (John Wayne, Maureen O'Hara, Richard Boone). There are four for The Nixon Interviews (David Frost, Richard Nixon), a Wednesday, 5/4/77 ad (Nixon for the First Time), a Thursday, 5/12/77 ad (Nixon and the World), a Thursday, 5/19/77 ad (War at Home and Abroad) and a Wednesday 5/25/77 ad (“Nixon, the Final Days). There's also a Thursday, 5/26/77 ad for The Ohio Lottery Show (Instant Lottery is Coming to and End). There are three more in the Channel 13 News gallery, a Monday, 5/9/77 ad (I'm a 13 Strong Sports Nut...Jim Mengel's Sports Quiz), a Friday, 5/13/77 ad (Phyllis Quail, Jim Mengel, Jennifer Blome, Mike O'Mara, Bill Clark, Pam Moore), and a Saturday, 5/21/77 ad for weekend editions of 13 Nightly News (Pam Moore, Mike O'Mara). There are two additions to the PBS gallery, a Saturday, 5/28/77 ad for Ice Horizons '77 on WBGU-TV 57 and a Tuesday, 5/31/77 ad for the Silver Jubilee Gala for Queen Elizabeth II, on WGTE-TV 30. There are three additions to the Buckeye CableSystem gallery, all for Channel 100 movies, a Thursday, 5/5/77 ad for “W.C. Fields and Me,” a Thursday, 5/12/77 ad for “Funny Lady” and a Thursday, 5/26/77 ad for “The Sailor Who Fell From Grace With the Sea.” Today's last two ads are additions to the Other Vintage ads gallery, both Sunday, 5/8/77 ads, the first one for a live performance at UT's Centennial Hall, by Lawrence Welk and others from his TV show (seen on WSPD-TV 13), and the second one for a concert at BGSU's Anderson Arena with Bob Seger and the Silver Bullet Band. June and July 1977 ads from the online archives of The Toledo Blade, are on the way...