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7up - "America's Turning 7up" (Commercial, 1980)
Here's a commercial for 7up soda featuring some baseball stars - the Cubs' Bruce Sutter, the Phillies' Mike Schmidt, and the Pirates' Dave Parker.
This aired on local Chicago TV early Saturday, July 12th 1980.
WSNS Channel 44 - Sports Spotlight - "Sleeper Hold" (1979?)
Here's a rare clip from Sports Spotlight on WSNS Channel 44 featuring wrestler Verne Gagne demonstrating a sleeper hold move on a couple of TV-44 staffers. Not sure who the first guy is, but the guy with the beard is John Dickinson (who was also the producer on the Money Movie)
Also features Dave Condon - columnist for the Chicago Tribune.
Not sure when this aired -...
WSNS Channel 44 - "Chicago's Television Sports Center" (Promo, 1974)
Here's a promo for the sports lineup on WSNS Channel 44, which billed itself back then as "Chicago's Television Sports Center." The week's schedule spotlighted here consisted back then of:
- Boxing from the Forum on Mondays
- Bob Luce Wrestling on Tuesdays
- Boxing from the Olympic on Wednesdays
- Championship Bowling on Thursdays
- Chicago Wrestling on Fridays
Cheker Gas with Gale Sayers - "Self-Service" (Commercial #1, 1980)
Here is a commercial for Cheker (not Checker??) Gas featuring former Chicago Bears player Gayle Sayers.
"That's Cheker - it's a Gas."
This aired on local Chicago TV on Wednesday, July 30th 1980.
Chard�n Jeans With Larry Bird (Commercial, 1981)
Here's a commercial for Chard�n Jeans (or Fashions or whatever they were) which features NBA-great Larry Bird. Featuring some neat arcade shots - one I could make out was Berzerk.
Available at Foyers. (??)
"I beg your Chard�n..."
This aired on local Chicago TV on Friday, August 28th 1981.
McDonald's - The Chicago Bears - "Playoff Payoff" (Commercial, 1985)
Here is a request filled - just happened to find this one! A commercial with members of the Chicago Bears talking about the new game from McDonald's.
Voiceover by Herb Graham.
This commercial aired on local Chicago TV on Tuesday, December 31st 1985.
Pizza Hut - "Sox Placemats" (Commercial, 1984)
Here's a commercial for Pizza Hut with a Sox Placemat promotion that was also affliated with WFLD Metromedia 32, the Sox station at the time.
Featuring Carlton Fisk and Rich Dotson of the Chicago White Sox.
This aired on local Chicago TV on Sunday, June 10th 1984.
Bubble Fudge With Johnny Bench (Commercial, 1979)
Here's a commercial for Bubble Fudge soft bubble gum from Super Bazooka - featuring Johnny Bench and his nephew Timmy.
Music composed by Michael Small.
"Even if you can't blow bubbles - fudge it."
This aired on local Chicago TV on Saturday, July 14th 1979.
Taco Bell with Jim McMahon (Commercial, 1987)
Here's a commercial for Taco Bell with Jim McMahon of the Chicago Bears, sitting atop a police car and promoting the restaurant chain's new Steak Fajitas.
"I don't wear rubber watches..."
This aired on local Chicago TV on Thursday, August 20th 1987 during the 10pm to 10:30pm timeframe.