May 18, 2014: Be a Believer!

There are thirteen more ads today, all from July, 1993, plus one more Random Pages gallery addition, a Thursday, 7/15/93 Blade Business Section story by Mary-Beth McLaughlin, "WUPW-TV Purchased by Communications Firm Based in Atlanta." Included with the story was a Diane Hines photo of Larry Blum, Bert Ellis and Tom Embrescia. There's one addition to the Channel 24 gallery, a Saturday, 7/10/93 ad for The Editors, "Roller Coaster Heaven," with Blade editor Tom Walton hosting Cedar Point's Dan Keller and Sandusky mayor Leroy Sizemore. There are six additions to the Buckeye CableSystem gallery, starting with a Saturday, 5/10/93 ad for African Skies (Catherine Bach) on the Family Channel, followed by a Monday, 7/12/93 ad for PASS ("Be a believer!"..."The Tigers are real and they're roaring!"). You could also catch the Pistons, Red Wings, CCHA Hockey and College Football on PASS. Next is a Wednesday, 7/14/93 ad for "Deleiverance" on TBS, followed by a Thursday, 7/15/93 ad for ESPN coverage of the British Open, a Thursday, 7/15/93 ad for "The Princess Bride" on USA, and a Friday, 7/16/93 ad for coverage of the Space Shuttle Discovery mission on the NASA channel. There are five additions to the ToledoVision 5 gallery, beginning with a Saturday, 7/10/93 ad for the "Doodle Crew" contest, sponsored by ToledoVision 5, Drs. Kahn and Diehl, the Toledo Zoo, and King's Island. Next are three ads for movies on The Big Show, a Sunday, 7/11/93 ad for "I Love You to Death," a Monday, 7/12/93 ad for "Cousins" and a Wednesday, 7/14/93 ad for "Hell in the Pacific." There's also a Friday, 7/16/93 ad for a preview of the British Open Golf Tournament. Today's last ad is an addition to the Other Vintage ads gallery, a Sunday, 7/11/93 ad for a Ray Charles concert at the SeaGate Convention Centre, sponsored by WLQR-FM, Diet Pepsi, and WTVG-TV 13. More July 1993 ads, from the online archives of The Toledo Blade are on the way...