July 16, 2013: Install Showtime and Learn the Rhythm Method...

 

You'll find ten more ads today from July 1986 plus another Random Pages gallery addition, a Tuesday, 7/29/86 Blade Peach Section story by Jack Torry, “Mitchell-Zolik Duo Leaving WSPD For WTOD-WKKO” (Jack Mitchell and Mary Beth Zolik). There are no ads today for channels 11, 13 or 24, but there are five additions to the Channel 36 gallery, all for movies. There's one more for John Wayne Week, a Thursday, 7/17/86 ad for “The Shootist.” There was no movie on Friday, due to an Indians game. Next is a Monday, 7/21/86 ad for “Coward of the County” (Kenny Rogers), followed by a Monday, 7/28/86 ad for “Coal Miner's Daughter” (Sissy Spacek). There's also a Wednesday, 7/30/86 ad for “Harry and Son” (Paul Newman) and a Thursday, 7/31/86 ad for “A Night in Heaven” (Christopher Atkins), on the left, which you can compare to the 7/31/86 TV Guide ad, on the right. There's one addition to the PBS gallery, a Monday, 7/21/86 ad for the last episode of Words Worth, “Vietnam Posts.” There are two additions to the Buckeye CableSystem gallery, a Monday, 7/28/86 ad for a “Macho Men Marathon” on the Movie Channel, and a Wednesday, 7/30/86 ad for a series of Motown Specials on Showtime. There are also two additions to the Radio Station Ads gallery. The first one is a Friday, 7/25/86 ad for WERC-FM 88.3 / 106 Cable FM, at the Lucas County Fair to support the Muscular Dystrophy Association. The other one is a Saturday, 7/26/86 ad for The Count Basie Orchestra, live at Promenade Park, sponsored by WCWA-AM and Miller Brewing. August 1986 ads, from the online archives of The Toledo Blade are on the way...