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Monday, January 16th, 2017
38 Years Ago Today

(NOTE - this clip was originally broadcast in color but was recorded in Black & White)

Here's a record offer for The Temptations Greatest Hits by Sessions.

This aired on January 17, 1979.

The Temptations from Sessions (Record Offer, 1979)

(NOTE - this clip was originally broadcast in color but was recorded in Black & White)

Here's a record offer for The Temptations Greatest Hits by Sessions.

This aired on local Chicago TV on Wednesday, January 17th 1979.

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Sessions must have licenced the Motown group Temptations for this 3 record set.
Comment posted by dth1971 on Tuesday, March 4th 2008 at 2:01pm.

excellent Sessions commercial! I went wild as a kid whenever this came on- I wanted that album set so bad!
Comment posted by thecromiecircle on Wednesday, August 20th 2008 at 7:12pm.

Temptations were a great group. The music still holds up.
Comment posted by LaPrincess on Wednesday, August 20th 2008 at 11:56pm.

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Comment posted in Circus Vargas (Commercial, 1984) by Szake on Tuesday, January 17th, 2017 at 1:25pm CT

Circus Vargas is in California January to March of 2017.


Comment posted in WSET Channel 13 - News 13 (Preview, Break & Opening, 1977) by Szake on Tuesday, January 17th, 2017 at 1:02pm CT

Rick: The photos on http://www.boonsborovillage.com/ look like the place was built in the late 1960s, early 1970s. According to apartments.com, it was built in 1970.


Comment posted in WSET Channel 13 - News 13 (Preview, Break & Opening, 1977) by FuzzyMemories on Monday, January 16th, 2017 at 8:24pm CT

Szake - Yes, but were those apartment buildings there 39 years ago? That's long ago enough that you have to at least ask the question. :-)


Comment posted in WSET Channel 13 - News 13 (Preview, Break & Opening, 1977) by Szake on Monday, January 16th, 2017 at 7:44pm CT

4715 Boonsboro Road is home to Boonsboro Village Apartments. There are 70 units in the 5 building complex, so maybe Jeff Taylor thinks that is a vague enough address to broadcast on TV... like if a Chicago reporter did that and said they live at 222 East Pearson, a building downtown with 709 condominiums in it.


Comment posted in WFLD Channel 32 - Strawberry Shortcake: Pets on Parade (Break #4, 1984) + Tom & Jerry Opening by RocketBoy on Monday, January 16th, 2017 at 9:24am CT

First off, looks like they were definitely moving away from the Field/Kaiser format from this point. They showed the closing credits all the way through this time, hehe.

Second, very interesting find (albeit a very short one) at the end of the tape. Don't see much of those "New Tom & Jerry/Grape Ape Show" blackouts in syndication ...depending on who ran those TV episodes.


Comment posted in WFLD Channel 32 - Strawberry Shortcake: Pets on Parade (Break #4, 1984) + Tom & Jerry Opening by Dth1971 on Monday, January 16th, 2017 at 8:19am CT

R.I.P. to Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus after May 2017.


Comment posted in McDonald's - The Chicago Bears - "Playoff Payoff" (Commercial, 1985) by Brian1978 on Sunday, January 15th, 2017 at 8:08pm CT

LaPrincess: I assume you were referring to Super Bowl XXI because XI was against the Oakland Raiders and Minnesota Vikings. Of course Oakland won that game because the Vikings are like the Buffalo Bills of the 70's: made it to four Super Bowls and lost them all (except Buffalo had the honor of losing their four Super Bowls all in a row).


Comment posted in McDonald's - The Chicago Bears - "Playoff Payoff" (Commercial, 1985) by Brian1978 on Saturday, January 14th, 2017 at 10:27pm CT

LaPrincess: I think Ditka bringing in Doug Flutie pretty much spelled doom for the team and their chance of repeating. The bigger tragedy I think was the following year. You had the player strike and Ditka calling the replacement players the "real Bears." They lose again in the playoffs to the same team from the year prior (the Redskins, who would go on to destroy the Denver Broncos in Super Bowl XXII), this time with a healthy McMahon, and to top it all off, it was Walter Payton's last year before his retirement.


Comment posted in McDonald's - The Chicago Bears - "Playoff Payoff" (Commercial, 1985) by LaPrincess on Friday, January 13th, 2017 at 1:19pm CT

Brian, you reminded me of something, and that was how people jumped the gun. The stores had things like Superbowl XI champions long before the playoffs and of course they didn't make it to the Superbowl. I remember seeing the last game where they lost (which eliminated them) and how people were crying because they were so sure they'd make it.


Comment posted in WSNS Channel 44 - Roller Super Stars (Break #3) by Pushbutton on Thursday, January 12th, 2017 at 2:10pm CT

What a memory-jarrer that "72 Hits of the 50s" is! It's like I was revisiting a previous lifetime; I was actually mouthing the dialogue along with those actors, especially when the chick on the car says, "seventy-two....DIG IT BABY...." It all came back to me in real time!

They say it's the "first collection of its kind"...I'm thinking the ad dates from the 74-75 era of American Graffiti and Happy Days, when I was about 12 years old ( I don't remember the 50s but I remember the 70s version of the 50s quite well, LOL).


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