November 10, 2013: 13 News Is News

You'll find seventeen more ads today, all from May, 1990, plus six more Random Pages gallery additions from the pages of The Blade. First is a Wednesday, 5/2/90 story by Tom Ensign, “TV5 Giving Toledo a Chance to Show Off Its Funny Bone.” Next is a Friday, 5/4/90 story by Doug Iverson, “Toledo Teacher Taking Her Act to Disney TV,” which includes a Lee Merkle photo of Toledo school teacher Sylvia Washburn. There's also a Sunday, 5/6/90 story on the cover of the Entertainment Section, by Tom Ensign, “The Channel 48 Struggle for Independents” (full-size version), and a 5/6/90 promotional picture from the cover of the TV Tab, for the CBS special, Happy Birthday, Bugs: 50 Looney Years. You can find the TV Guide ad and close-up for that special, here. There's one more by Tom Ensign, a Wednesday, 5/9/90 Peach Section story, “Ch. 30 Slates Special Shows for Brief Fund Drive,” and also includes several other TV related items. The last one is a Wednesday, 5/16/90 Peach Section story, “TV Channel 13 to Cut 14 from Staff June 1.” There are five additions to the Channel 13 News gallery, all of them “13 News Is News” ads. There's a Friday, 5/4/90 ad for Hope Woodside, a Monday, 5/14/90 ad for Dave Hannen, a Tuesday, 5/16/90 ad for Stan Stachak, a Wednesday, 5/16/90 ad for Bill Wagy, and a Thursday, 5/17/90 ad for Diane Larson. There's one addition to the PBS gallery, a Friday, 5/1/90 ad for the local series, Friday, with guest Philip Hawkey. It was hosted by Amy Ashcroft and Greg Carson. There are four additions to the Channel 36 gallery including a Tuesday, 5/1/90 ad for an NBA playoff game between the Pistons and the Pacers. Detroit was on their way to their second NBA championship. The other three are for movies, a Wednesday, 5/2/90 ad for “Baby Boom” (Diane Keaton), a Wednesday, 5/16/90 ad for “Wall Street” (Michael Douglas) on Fox, and a Thursday, 5/17/90 ad for “48 Hours” (Eddie Murphy). There are five additions to the ToledoVision 5 gallery including a Friday, 5/4/90 ad for a Toledo Mud Hens vs. Columbus Clippers baseball game. The rest are for movies. First is a Tuesday, 5/1/90 ad for “Lovers and Other Strangers” on The Big Show, followed by a Saturday, 5/5/90 ad for “The Fall of the House of Usher” on Eerie Street Theatre. The other two are also for The Big Show, a Tuesday, 5/15/90 ad for “Kenny Rogers as the Gambler” and a Wednesday, 5/16/90 ad for “The Man With the Golden Arm.” The last two are additions to the Other Vintage ads gallery. The first one is a Tuesday, 5/1/90 full-page ad for Food Town Night at the Shrine Circus, followed by a Wednesday, 5/16/90 ad for Toledo's 2nd Annual Rock, Rhythm and Blues Festival. More May, and June 1990 ads, from the online archives of The Toledo Blade are on the way...