The fascinating website Television Obscurities (“Keeping Obscure TV From Fading Away Forever”) has spent the last 12 or so months taking a weekly look at TV Guide during the 1964-65 season. All by itself, TV Guide qualifies as a throwback for me ... we never missed an issue when I was growing up. Here are some items from their look at the July 17, 1965 issue.
- The cover article, on McHale’s Navy moving to Italy, was written by Peter Bogdanovich.
- Also appearing in that issue: Curt Gowdy, Walt Disney, Agnes Moorehead, and Nancy Wilson.
- “CBS is working on a series for British singers Chad and Jeremy, said to be a musical version of Route 66.”
- “Kate Smith will make six TV appearances next season”.
Here is the first episode of McHale’s Navy in Italy: