April 30, 2013: A Night of Nostalgia

 

I added thirteen more ads today, all from January 1984, plus four more Random Pages gallery additions from Peach Sections of The Blade, including a Saturday, 1/7/84 story by Seymour Rothman, “Toledoan Jim Scroggs Does Sports On CBS As Jim Kelly.” Next is a Wednesday, 1/11/84 story, “Buckeye Cable To Broadcast Weekly MAC Basketball Game.” There's also a Wednesday, 1/18/84 story by Tom Gearhart, “Marsalis Named Weekend Weather Reporter At Ch. 11” and also includes other local TV and radio news items. The last one is a Thursday, 1/19/84 item, “'Thriller' Documentary Set On MTV Tonight.” There are two Channel 11 gallery additions, a Tuesday, 1/17/84 ad for the Liberty Mutual special, Wilson's Reward, and a Wednesday, 1/18/84 ad for Toledo Eleven's 25th anniversary special, A Night of Nostalgia, which featured episodes of eight classic TV shows, Dennis the Menace, Mr. Ed, Father Knows Best, Hazel, The Dick Van Dyke Show, The Honeymooners, Marshal Dillon and The Twilight Zone. Orris Tabner hosted. There's one addition to the Channel 13 News gallery, a Monday, 1/30/84 ad for 13 Strong News (Jerry Anderson, Frank Venner, Jeannine Lauber, Stan Stachak, John Gillespie). There are three additions to the PBS gallery for shows on channel 30, including a Tuesday, 1/3/84 ad for Academy on Computers. Next is a Saturday, 1/7/84 ad for Stardust Theatre: The Elvis Presley Film Festival, featuring the movies, “Flaming Star,” “Wild in the Country” and “Love Me Tender.” There's also a Tuesday, 1/10/84 ad for Issue: Ohio Special Report (Talk to the Governor, Richard Celeste). There's one addition to the Buckeye CableSystem gallery, a Tuesday, 1/10/84 ad for Toledo Beat, which was seen at various times on MTV (channel 5B). There are five additions to the CableSystem Channel 5 gallery, including two for Limelight Tonight, a Friday, 1/6/84 ad and a Friday, 1/13/84 ad (Paul W. Smith). There's also Tuesday, 1/17/84 ad for the World Professional Squash Association Tournament from the Toledo Club, followed by two for Bowling Green Falcons sports, a Saturday, 1/21/84 ad for Falcon Basketball with BG playing Ohio, and a Friday, 1/27/84 ad for Falcon Hockey with BG playing Ohio State. Today's last ad is an addition to the Other Vintage ads gallery, a Thursday, 1/5/84 ad for Toledo Goaldiggers Hockey at the Sports Arena. February 1984 ads, from the online archives of The Toledo Blade, are on the way...