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Sunday
May182014

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...

Thursday
May152014

May 15, 2014: In Glorious 1955 Technicolor!

 

You'll find nine more ads today, all from July 1993, plus two more Random Pages gallery additions from Peach Sections of The Blade, both by Tom Ensign, starting with a Saturday, 7/3/93 story, "WSPD Switching to CBS Affiliation" and also includes other radio station items. The other one is a Wednesday, 7/7/93 story, "WRED Goes to 'Hot' Country Format." There are six additions to the Buckeye CableSystem gallery, beginning with a Thursday, 7/1/93 ad for TNT's Our Favorite Movies: Summer Edition, featuring "Oklahoma" "in glorious 1955 Technicolor!" Next is a Friday, 7/2/93 ad for Saturday Night Live on Comedy Central, followed by a Saturday, 7/3/93 ad for "She Wore a Yellow Ribbon" (John Wayne, Joanne Dru) also on TNT. There's also a Tuesday, 7/6/93 ad for Equal Time (Mary Matalin, Jane Wallace) on CNBC, a Wednesday, 7/7/93 ad for Miller's Law on Court TV, and a Thursday, 7/8/93 ad for "The Great Gatsby" (Mia Farrow, Robert Redford) on AMC. There are two additions to the ToledoVision 5 gallery, both for movies on The Big Show, a Monday, 7/5/93 ad for "Race Against the Harvest" and a Thursday, 7/8/93 ad for "A Quest of Honor." Today's last ad is an addition to the Other Vintage ads gallery, a Sunday, 7/4/93 Parade Magazine ad for Oscar Mayer's Big & Juicy Hot Dogs (George Foreman). More July 1993 ads, from the online archives of The Toledo Blade are on the way...

Tuesday
May132014

May 13, 2014: Wednesdays are Winners!

 

There are twelve more ads today, all from June 1993, starting with one addition to the the Channel 36 gallery, a Tuesday, 6/15/93 ad for About Your Health: Midday Edition, "Pediatric Eye Problems." Next are four additions to the Buckeye CableSystem gallery, starting with two for movies on USA, a Wednesday, 6/17/92 ad for the USA World Premiere Movie "Black Ice" and a Thursday, 6/17/93 ad for "Rambo III" (Sylvester Stallone). Next are two for TBS, a Thursday, 6/24/93 ad for "Deadly Intentions," followed by a Wednesday, 6/30/93 ad for the TBS tribute to Michael Landon, featuring the two-hour pilot of Little House on the Prairie. There are also four additions to the ToledoVision 5 gallery, beginning with a Tuesday, 6/15/93 ad, another one for Paradise Beach, followed by a Wednesday, 6/15/93 ad for U.S. Open Golf Preview, and a Saturday, 6/26/93 ad for Together for our Children: M.U.S.I.C. (Musicians United with Stars to Immunize our Children). There's also a Monday, 6/28/93 ad (Wednesdays are Winners with Sportsworld Ohio and TV5!). The last three ads today are all additions to the Other Vintage ads gallery. The first one is a Monday, 6/21/93 ad for an appearance by Kevin Nealon at Promenade Park, sponsored by Bud Light and FM-104. Next is a Thursday, 6/24/93 ad for The Blade's upcoming coverage of the Jamie Farr Toledo Classic, followed by a Monday, 6/28/93 ad for a Jerry Lewis performance at the Masonic Auditorium. July 1993 ads, from the online archives of The Toledo Blade are on the way...

Sunday
May112014

May 11, 2014: Summer Season Premiere

 

There are ten more ads today, all from June 1993, plus three more Random Pages gallery additions from Peach Sections of The Blade, all by Tom Ensign. There's a Friday, 6/4/93 story, "Anderson Questions His Future at Ch. 13," about Jerry Anderson, and a lso includes items on changes at channels 11 and 24. Next is a Friday, 6/11/93 story, "WTVG Announces Shakeup in Sports, Other Changes" and also includes an item on channel 13 providing, for the first time, Spanish audio for the upcoming NBA championship games. And there's a Tuesday, 6/15/93 story, "Parker Says He Was 'Nastily Dismissed' from WTOL-TV job," about channel 11 news producer Jim Parker. There's one addition to the Channel 24 gallery, a Sunday, 6/6/93 ad for The Editors, "Did the Holocaust Really Happen?" There are six additions to the Buckeye CableSystem gallery, starting with a Tuesday, 6/1/93 ad for Lionel Richie: Back to Front on BET, followed by a Saturday, 6/5/93 ad for Silk Road on the Discovery Channel. Next is a Tuesday, 6/8/93 ad for The Lucy Show on Nick-at-Nite, a Friday, 6/11/93 ad for Imagine: John Lennon, on Lifetime, and a Monday, 6/14/93 ad for "The Pink Panther" on the Family Channel. There's also a Monday, 6/14/93 ad for the TNT original movie, "Frankenstein." There's one addition to the ToledoVision 5 gallery, a Saturday, 6/12/93 ad for the "Summer Season Premiere" of Paradise Beach. The last two ads today are additions to the Other Vintage ads gallery, a Monday, 6/4/93 ad for Mud Hens Fun Day, sponsored by Food Town and Oral-B, and a Tuesday, 6/15/93 ad for the Kroger Senior Expo (Teresa Brewer is Coming Home), presented by Society Bank, The Toledo Hospital, WSPD-AM 1370, and of course, Kroger. More June 1993 ads, from the online archives of The Toledo Blade are on the way...

Thursday
May082014

May 8, 2014: Memorial Day Weekend Outlook

 

You'll find twelve more ads today, all from May 1993. The first one is an addition to the Channel 36 gallery, a Saturday, 5/21/93 ad for two Fox series, America's Most Wanted (fifth anniversary show) and Sightings. There are five additions to the Buckeye CableSystem gallery starting with a Friday, 5/21/93 ad (The CableSystem is Service...The CableSystem is People...Nadine Dunkley). Next are two ads for programs on TBS, a Saturday, 5/22/93 ad, for Cousteau's Rediscovery of the World, "The Great White Shark: Lonely Lord of the Sea," and a Wednesday, 5/26/93 ad for "The War Wagon," the first movie on The John Wayne Birthday Tribute. It was followed by "Jet Pilot" and "Flying Leathernecks." There's also a Thursday, 5/27/93 ad for USA's early round coverage of the Southwestern Bell Colonial golf tournament, followed by a Thursday, 5/27/93 ad for the Weather Channel's Memorial Day Weekend Outlook. There are also five additions to the ToledoVision 5 gallery, beginning with a Friday, 5/21/93 ad for the first season's final episode of Highlander, "The Hunters." Next is a Thursday, 5/27/93 ad for "Quicksilver" on The Big Show, followed by a Friday, 5/28/93 ad for Indy 500 Race Preview. There's also a Monday, 5/31/93 ad for The Memorial Day Festival Parade, hosted by Regis Philbin, followed by another 5/31/93 ad, for the premiere of Okavango: The Wild Frontier. Today's last ad is an addition to the Other Vintage ads gallery, a Wednesday, 5/26/93 ad for the grand opening of Best Buy's first Toledo store, on Monroe Street. June 1993 ads, from the online archives of The Toledo Blade are on the way...