January 21, 2014: The Final Signoff

 

There are nine more ads today, from April and May 1991, plus two Random Pages gallery additions from pages of The Blade. There;s a Tuesday, 4/30/91 front page teaser for the 4/30/91 Peach Section story, "The Final Signoff" by Tom Ensign, about the retirement of Jim Rudes. Included are three pictures of Mr. Rudes. There's one addition to the Channel 24 gallery, a Saturday, 5/11/91 ad for The Editors, which asks the question, "What Exactly Is A Mudhen?" The Blade's Tom Walton and Dave Hackenberg hosted the Toledo Mud Hen's Gene Cook and Joe Napoli. Next is an addition to the PBS gallery, a Monday, 4/29/91 ad for From the Bottom Up (Barbara Jordan) on Channel 30. There's one addition to the Channel 36 gallery, a Monday, 4/29/91 ad for "Die Hard" on Fox Night at the Movies. The Buckeye CableSystem gallery has one addition, a Wednesday, 4/24/91 ad for a Detroit Tigers vs New York Yankess game on PASS, and the ToledoVision 5 gallery has one addition, too, a Wednesday, 5/8/91 ad for The Super Mario Bros. Super Show. There's one addition to the Radio Station Ads gallery, a Thursday, 5/9/91 ad for Don King, Saturday Morning Live, on WWWM-AM 1470. The last three ads today are all additions to the Other Vintage ads gallery, starting with a Thursday, 4/25/91 full-page ad for BP, with Gary Burghoff (Sohio is now BP). Here's a link to a Sohio becomes BP TV commercial. Next is a Wednesday, 5/1/91 ad for Tony Packo's Cafe Plus at the Woodville Road Food Town. And there's also a Sunday, 5/5/91 full-page ad for the Mean Streak at Cedar Point. More May 1991 ads, from the online archives of The Toledo Blade are on the way...