December 8, 2013: A PM Magazine Christmas

 

You'll find nineteen more ads and one Blade TV Tab cover, from 1980 and 1981, all additions to the Christmas and New Year's Ads gallery. There's a Tuesday, 11/25/80 ad for Westgate Village Shopping Center, the Center of Christmas, and a Wednesday, 12/3/80 ad for Southwyck (Santa's on his way...). Next is a Tuesday, 12/9/80 ad for Sylvania Savings Bank's The Music of Christmas, on WCWA-AM, followed by a Monday, 12/1/80 ad for Billy Graham Presents...A Christmas to Remember, on WTOL-TV. Next is a Sunday, 12/21/80 Blade TV Tab cover with several holiday shows, A Time for Miracles, The Little Drummer Boy, The Fiesta Bowl, the movie, "A Christmas Carol," The Nutcracker, The Messiah, and Kennedy Center Hours. There's also a 12/21/80 ad for the special, Mr. Krueger's Christmas, featuring the Mormon Tabernacle Choir and starring James Stewart. The next two are Channel 11 ads, a Monday, 12/22/80 ad for a week of PM Magazine Christmas shows, and a Tuesday, 12/23/80 ad for Sohio's Gift of Music. There's a Wednesday, 12/24/80 ad for four Christmas shows on WGTE-FM, Messiah, The Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols, A Child's Christmas in Wales, and A Christmas Carol. Next is a Wednesday, 12/24/80 full-page ad with Christmas greetings from The Blade, followed by another 12/24/80 ad, for A Toledo Christmas, on WOHO-AM 1470. There's a Thursday, 12/25/80 Holiday ad for First Federal Savings of Toledo, followed by two more Channel 11 ads, another 12/25/80 ad (Merry Christmas!) and a Thursday, 1/1/81 ad (Happy New Year). There's also a Saturday, 11/21/81 ad for Southwyck (Santa is coming...) and a Monday, 11/30/81 ad for Luciano Pavarotti's Christmas Special and the Bing Crosby movie, "Going My Way" on Channel 30 (Oh, Holy Night!). You'll find a Friday, 12/11/81 ad for AAA, a Saturday, 12/19/81 ad for Ohio Bell's Phone Center Store, and a Wednesday, 12/23/81 full-page ad with Season's Greetings from The Blade. The last one today is another 12/23/81 ad, for A Christmas Special with Luciano Pavarotti. 1982 and 1983 holiday ads, from the online archives of The Toledo Blade are on the way...