Broadcasting on 1420 kHz in Michigan City, Indiana is AM station WIMS, which has been serving the Northwest Indiana listening area since 1947. Its format is primarily oldies music, news, talk, sports, weather and traffic information. And, as with any good radio station, it runs promotional efforts.
One of those promotional stints happened in the early 1970s, called “I Won on Trivia Time on WIMS 1420" in which listeners were encouraged to call in and answer a trivia question or two. From that effort, WIMS with the assistance of the “Professor” Hoyle and Hoyle® Card Games produced a series of card games based on the trivia questions answered on the radio show. So, the card games being offered as a set of four include: Television Trivia (series 2, #7031), Music Trivia (series 3, #7032), The 50's & 60's Game (series 9, #7038), and Trivia Travel Game (series 11, #7040).
These four card games are brand new; they have never been opened still as they still have the plastic wrap on them. Each card game has 848 questions with answers and can be played by two or more players (or teams) ages 12 and older. On the back of each card box is a promotional card from the radio station.
This set of four card games from station WIMS 1420 would make for a fun evening of family entertainment. Or, it would be a great gift for any collector of radio memorabilia, historic trivia games, or vintage card games.
Note: As part of our 2019 Holiday Celebration, the purchase of Four Vintage Pocket Trivia Card Games comes with a free $50 Dogbotz Boneyard gift certificate, which can be redeemed during a future purchase at our online store. The expiration date of the gift certificate is one year after purchase of this item.