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WMBD Channel 31 - 31 News Alive (Preview & Opening, 1978)

Views: 1880

Here's a special FuzzyMemories You Are There (and write the video description) segment. ;-)

Carol LeBeau and Dan tease the following stories:
A federal judge called an end to the railroad strike.
The body of Pope John Paul the first lies in state in Rome.
In Sports, the Red Sox stay alive in the pennant race.
In Weather, John says a pretty good weekend is coming up.

We see a wide shot of the news set with the weather map...

WCLR 102 FM - "Movin' Easy" (Commercial, 1983)

Views: 2579

Here is a commercial for WCLR 102 FM in Chicago. (Now 101.9 WTMX - The Mix)

Movin' Easy with Barbra Streisand, James Taylor, Barry Manilow, Fleetwood Mac, Billy Joel, Radar Weather (I love their first album!), Johnny Mathis, Dionne Warwick, Concise News, Neil Diamond, The Beatles, Clear Traffic Watch (sell outs), Frank Sinatra, and Chicago.

Voiceover by Dave Martin, who before this had also worked at WCFL and voiced

WFLD Channel 32 - The Underdog Show (Open, 1990)

Views: 2340

Here's the opening of The Underdog Show from it's waning run on WFLD Channel 32 - Summer of 1990. Includes a quick weather report by Dan Dobrowalski (sp?) at the beginning and the memorable Underdog opening.

I used to love how Shoeshine Boy bit that coin (didn't understand why though until later).

Underdog has stayed with me till this day - I always try to remain humble and lovable. :-)

Chatter's World - "Chatter's Forecast" (1960)

Views: 2581

Here's an installment of a syndicated series of shorts called Chatter's World that aired on WBKB Channel 7 weekday mornings in 1960.

Chicago historian Steve Jajkowski adds, "Chatter's World was local - it was created and produced by Sam Ventura and Ronny Born (who played "Orville" on Shock Theatre). Ronny Born also performed the voice of Chatter. Filmed at WBKB, roughly a season's worth, then sold i...

WGN Channel 9 - The Bozo Show - Hardrock and Coco and Joe - The Three Little Dwarves (1983)

Views: 7844

What would the Christmas season be without an airing of Hardrock, Coco, and Joe? Here's one from a holiday episode of The Bozo Show - also includes at the end a Bozo weather report and school closings notice.

Who's voice is that - it's not Bob Bell, right?

This aired on local Chicago TV on Friday, December 23rd 1983.

WMAQ Channel 5 - NewsCenter5 At 5pm - "The Weather In Your Car" (1978)

Views: 2773

Here is an excerpt of the WMAQ Channel 5 NewsCenter5 coverage of the Blizzard of '78 which features a minor techincal difficulties moment. Anchor Ron Hunter tries to recover.

Features an excerpt of a story with Royal Kennedy reporting and advice from Matthew Sielski of the Chicago Motor Club.

This aired on local Chicago TV on Thursday, January 26th 1978.

WGN Channel 9 - The Bozo Show - "Frosty The Snowman" (1983)

Views: 1391

Another holiday classic - the animated Frosty the Snowman. This also aired during the Christmas episode of The Bozo Show - again includes at the end a Bozo weather report and school closings notice.

Who's voice is that - it's not Bob Bell, right?

This aired on local Chicago TV on Friday, December 23rd 1983. @ 8:03am !

WFLD Channel 32 - Newscene With Kathy McFarland (Ending Excerpt, 1980)

Views: 1370

Here's the last few minutes of Newscene with Kathy McFarland on WFLD Channel 32. Includes:

Kathy reads the Sports and gives the Weather
Newscene ending with Ron Beattie voiceover
American Motors Concord DL commercial
Federal Express - Pick Up The Phone

Benny Hill Promo (sounds like Bud Kelly doing the voiceover)

Opening of M*A*S*H

This aired on local Chicago TV on Tuesday, February 26th 1980.

WMAQ Channel 5 - NewsCenter5 At 10pm - "The Blizzard of '79" (Part 3, 1979)

Views: 1596

Here's Part 3 of NewsCenter5 at 10pm on WMAQ Channel 5 - the top story being the blizzard of 1979. Includes:

Another weather forecast by Jim Hill (famous for being a longtime voiceover announcer at WMAQ-TV) who originally called it a "very poorly organized storm"; Anchor Mike Jackson speaks at length with Mayor Bilandic about the city's response to the blizzard, which was still being organized at the time (also poorly).

This aired on local Chicago TV on S...