Downtown 1958

Downtown 1958

Tuesday, January 24, 2017

Central Division

January 24, 1969, Neenah-Menasha Daily Northwestern
Growing up, the annual Cerebral Palsy Telethon on WBAY was required viewing for this kid.  It was a chance to see some TV stars out of their element, but as shown here, it also featured local talent.  I know I missed seeing these guys at 3:30 am on a Sunday morning!  Sure, it wasn't a great time slot to showcase your efforts in an era when VCRs didn't exist in the home; families and friends had no other choice but to rise early to see them perform.  But they were on TV, when that was a big deal.  I'm sure they were the talk of St. Pat's and enjoyed some celebrity there. 

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