1970s culture

# 224: 1977: Music & Headlines


2:02:32 minutes (112.19 MB)

# 148B - The 1975: The Music and Headlines (Part 2 of 2)


58:55 minutes (53.95 MB)

Tonight, we're headed back in time 40 years to 1975. The Vietnam War came to an anti-climactic end as Saigon fell to the Communists. The men behind the Watergate Scandal had their day in court.

Movies included "Jaws", "The Rocky Horror Picture Show", "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest", and "Barry Lyndon". New television shows included "Wheel of Fortune", "The Jeffersons", "Barney Miller", "Starsky and Hutch", "Welcome Back, Kotter", "Ryan's Hope", "Good Morning America", and "Saturday Night Live".

The Cincinnati Reds won the World Series. The Pittsburgh Steelers won the Super Bowl. UCLA won the NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament. The Oklahoma Sooners won the National Championship in Football.

Here at home, Mayor Tom Moody (R) won re-election as Mayor of Columbus. Linden McKinley's Panthers won the Class AAA Boys Basketball Championship. The West High Cowboys won the Class AAA Baseball Championship. Interstate 270 was finally complete. Woody Hayes was named Associated Press Coach of the Year, while Archie Griffin picked up his Second Heisman Trophy.

SONG LIST:
"I Hope I Get It" - A Chorus Line
"Saturday Night Live Theme Song" - TeeVee Toons
"Ellery Queen Theme Song" - Elmer Bernstein
"Keep Your Eye on the Sparrow" - Sammy Davis Jr.
"Movin' On Up" - Ja'Net DuBois
"Barney Miller Theme Song" - Jack Elliot & Allyn Ferguson
"Mamma Mia" - ABBA
"Pick Up the Pieces" - Average White Band
"Why Can't We Be Friends?" - WAR
"Fame" - David Bowie
"Philadelphia Freedom" - Elton John
"Laughter in the Rain" - Neil Sedaka
"Fallin' in Love" - Hamilton, Joe, Frank, and Reynolds
"Bohemian Rhapsody" - Queen

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