December 12, 2013: He Knows What You've Been Watching!

 

There are 14 more ads today, all from 1984 and 1985, 13 additions to the Holiday Season Ads gallery, and one addition to the Football Bowl Game Ads gallery, a Saturday, 12/15/84 ad for the California Bowl on Channel 24, where Toledo lost to Las Vegas, 30-13. There was also a pre-game show, Defense and Destiny, with Jim Tichy. Next is a Wednesday, 12/12/84 ad for JCPenney at Franklin Park Mall (Breakfast with Santa), followed by a Sunday, 12/16/84 full-page TV Tab ad with the 1984 Sounds of the Season schedule for the CableSystem's Channel 5A. The ad showed an increase of 9,000 subscribers from the 1983 ad. There's also a Wednesday, 12/19/84 ad for Channel 13 ("He knows what you've been watching!") and a Thursday, 12/10/84 ad for CableSystem channel 5A's Home for Christmas, and two more Sounds of the Season shows, with St. Francis and DeVilbiss High School choirs. You'll also find a Thursday, 12/27/84 ad for Toledo's New Year's fireworks at Portside, a Friday, 11/22/85 ad for a CableSystem Disney Channel holiday offer, a Wednesday, 11/27/85 ad for Tony Packo's Cafe (Book Your Christmas Parties Now!), and a Sunday, 12/1/85 TV Tab ad, again for Disney Channel Christmas Specials. There's also a Friday, 12/13/85 ad for Kroger's gift to Toledo, a holiday celebration at the Toledo Museum of Art. The next three ads are more "Joyous Sounds of Christmas" ads for CableSystem Channel 5A, a Wednesday, 12/18/85 ad for the Springfield, Rogers, Whitmer, and St. Francis de Sales programs, a Friday, 12/20/85 ad for the Central Catholic, Emmanuel Baptist, St. Ursula, and DeVilbiss programs, and a Monday, 12/23/85 ad for the Notre Dame Academy, Maumee, and McCauley programs. The last ad today is Tuesday, 12/24/85 full-page ad (Holiday Greetings! from the staff and management of The Blade). 1986 and 1987 holiday ads, from the online archives of The Toledo Blade are on the way...