1970s headlines

# 302 A - 1979: Music & Headlines (Part 1 of 2)


1:31:03 minutes (83.37 MB)

Tonight on the Show, we go back in time to 1979, the end of a rollercoaster decade for pop culture and news.

HEADLINES:
- China introduces its "ONE Child per Family" Policy (which lasted 34 years, being altered to TWO Children in 2013)
- Pol Pot and Phnom Penh fall in Cambodia
- Idi Amin falls from power in Uganda and is exiled
- The Shah of Iran is exiled as the Ayatollah Khomeini takes over rule of Iran
- 63 Americans are held hostage at the American Embassy in Tehran
- Lord Mountbatten is assassinated by the IRA
- Margaret Thatcher becomes Prime Minister of Great Britain
- The Sandinistas take rule of Nicaragua
- Saddam Hussein takes over power in Iraq
- President Carter and Soviet Premier Brezhnev sign the SALT II Treaty
- Punk Rocker Sid Vicious dies of a drug overdose while on trial for murdering his girlfriend
- Sony introduces the Walkman, a portable cassette player (which cost $ 200 at the time of its debut in July)
- The State of Ohio pays $ 675,000 to the survivors and victims families of the Kent State Massacre (more Columbus Headlines in Part 2)

SPORTS:
- Michigan State beats Indiana State in the first-ever meeting between Magic Johnson and Larry Bird
- Earle Bruce takes over the Ohio B*ckeyes, leading them to an 11-1 record in his first year.
- The Pittsburgh Steelers return to the top of the NFL Mountain, winning Super Bowl XIII.

SPORTS CHAMPIONS:
NBA - Seattle SuperSonics
Stanley Cup - Montreal Canadiens
World Series - Pittsburgh Pirates
Super Bowl XIII - Pittsburgh Steelers
Ohio High School Basketball Class AAA/Division I - Columbus East High Tigers (their last, to date)
Ohio Division II/Class AA Boys Golf - Dublin (Coffman) Shamrocks
Ohio Division I Girls Volleyball - Whitehall-Yearling Lady Rams
Ohio Division III Girls Volleyball - Newark Catholic Lady Green Wave
Ohio Division II/Class AA Baseball - St. Francis DeSales Stallions
Ohio Division I/Class AAA Track - Gahanna-Lincoln

# 290 - 1973: Music and Headlines


2:03:07 minutes (112.72 MB)

Tonight on the show, the music and headlines from 1973.

HEADLINES:
The U.S. starts to withdraw troops from Vietnam and Cambodia following the Paris Peace Accords.
"The Saturday Night Massacre": Nixon fires several members of his cabinet during the Watergate Scandal
The U.S. Supreme Court legalizes abortion in Roe vs. Wade.
Former U.S. President Lyndon Baines Johnson dies of a heart attack at his Texas ranch.

SPORTS:
Secretariat wins the Triple Crown
The Miami Dolphins complete a (the NFL's last) perfect regular season.
The Big Ten Commissioners vote 6-4 to send the Ohio State B*ckeyes to the 1974 Rose Bowl, following a 10-10 tie in Ann Arbor in THE Game. The B*ckeyes get beat by USC in the Rose Bowl as a result.
The UCLA Bruins win their unprecedented seventh consecutive (and ninth in the last ten years) NCAA Tournament, beating Memphis (State).

Sports Champions:
NCAA Football: Notre Dame Fighting Irish
NCAA Basketball: UCLA Bruins (7th Straight)
NBA: New York Knicks
Stanley Cup: Montreal Canadiens
Super Bowl: Miami Dolphins
World Series: Oakland Athletics
The Game/Big Ten: Nobody (ON the Field); Ohio State (OFF the Field)
Local High School Basketball: Bishop Ready Silver Knights
Heisman Trophy: John Cappelletti, Running Back, Penn State

ENTERTAINMENT:
Bob Fosse becomes the first (and only) person to win the Directing Triple Crown in the same year - winning an Academy Award, Tony Award, and Emmy Award for Directing
Sacheen Littlefeather refuses to accept an Academy Award on behalf of Marlon Brando
The Emmy Awards turn 25, where the Limited Series Category is awarded for the very first time

Academy Awards (for 1972 Films):
Best Picture - The Godfather
Best Actor - (See Above)
Best Actress - Liza Minnelli, Cabaret
Best Supporting Actor - Joel Grey, Cabaret
Best Supporting Actress - Bexley's own Eileen Heckart, Butterflies are Free
Best Director - Bob Fosse, Cabaret

# 264 - 1970: Music and Headlines


1:59:23 minutes (109.31 MB)

1970. Kent State. The Beatles break up. The U.S. invades Cambodia. Apollo 13. Monday Night Football. Love Story. The B*ckeyes Win a National Championship After Losing. The NFL and AFL become one NFL. These were some of the things that shaped 1970.

SPORTS CHAMPIONS:
College Football National Champions: Texas **NOT OHIO STATE** Longhorns
College Basketball: UCLA Bruins (for the fourth year in a row, and sixth out of seven)
Big Ten Football: Ohio State (**NOT NATIONAL CHAMPIONS**)
NBA: New York Knicks
World Series: Baltimore Orioles
Stanley Cup: Boston Bruins
Super Bowl IV: Kansas City Chiefs
British Open: Jack Nicklaus
Stagg Bowl: Capital Crusaders

ENTERTAINMENT:
- The Beatles and Simon and Garfunkel break up.
- Midnight Cowboy becomes the first X-rated movie (and only one) to win the Best Picture Academy Award.
- Room 222 upsets Sesame Street to win the New Series Emmy Award.

EMMY AWARDS:
Drama Series: Marcus Welby M.D. (ABC)
Comedy Series: My World and Welcome To It (NBC)
Variety or Musical Series: The David Frost Show (Syndicated)
Dramatic Program: A Storm in Summer - Hallmark Hall of Fame (NBC)
New Series: Room 222 (ABC)
Actor, Drama: Robert Young, Marcus Welby M.D. (ABC)
Actress, Drama: Susan Hampshire, The Forsyte Saga (NET)
Actor, Comedy: William Windom, My World and Welcome To It (NBC)
Actress, Comedy: Hope Lange, The Ghost and Mrs. Muir (ABC)
Actor, Single Performance: Peter Ustinov, A Storm in Summer (NBC)
Actress, Single Performance: Patty Duke, My Sweet Charlie (NBC)
Supporting Actor, Comedy: Michael Constantine, Room 222 (ABC)
Supporting Actress, Comedy: Karen Valentine, Room 222 (ABC)
Supporting Actor, Drama: James Brolin, Marcus Welby M.D. (ABC)
Supporting Actress, Drama: Gail Fisher, Mannix (CBS) - first African-American winner in this category

ACADEMY AWARDS:
(For 1969 films)
Best Picture: Midnight Cowboy - only X-rated film to win this prize
Best Actor: John Wayne, True Grit

# 244 - 1978: Music & Headlines


2:00:52 minutes (110.66 MB)

Tonight on the show, the music and headlines from 1978.

HEADLINES:
Coming Soon
- Over 900 people are killed in a Mass Suicide in Jonestown in Guyana.
- The Camp David Peace Accords take place.
- One of the worst blizzards in history sweeps through the Midwest.

SPORTS CHAMPIONS:
NBA: Washington Bullets
Stanley Cup: Montreal Canadiens
World Series: New York Yankees
Super Bowl XII: Dallas Cowboys
FIFA World Cup: Argentina (who also hosted the FIFA World Cup)
NCAA Basketball: Kentucky Wildcats
NCAA Football: Alabama Crimson Tide (Associated Press) & USC Trojans (UPI and Football Writers of America)
Masters/U.S. Open: Jack Nicklaus
Big Ten Football: Michigan (Rose Bowl rep) & Michigan State
Gator Bowl: Clemson **NOT Ohio State** Tigers

COLUMBUS in 1978:
- A Blizzard sweeps through Ohio in January with blinding snow drifts, shutting down the state for days.
- The 28-year tenure of Woody Hayes comes to an abrupt end following a sideline altercation at the 1978 Gator Bowl.
- Governor Rhodes is re-elected.
- Columbus City Schools are desegregated following the 1977 Ohio Supreme Court ruling by Judge Robert M. Duncan.
- Columbus Alternative High School opens its doors.

LOCAL HIGH SCHOOL CHAMPIONS:
State Girls Basketball: Bishop Hartley Lady Hawks
State Football, Class A: Newark Catholic Green Wave

TONY AWARDS (Broadcast on CBS for the first time ever):
Best Musical: Ain't Misbehavin'
Best Play: Da (by Hugh Leonard)

EMMY AWARDS:
Best Comedy Series: All in the Family (CBS); Record eighth consecutive win in this category for CBS
Best Drama Series: The Rockford Files (NBC)
Best Limited Series: Holocaust (NBC)
Best Variety Series: The Muppet Show (Syndicated)
Best Daytime Drama: Days of Our Lives (NBC)
Best Drama/Comedy Special: The Gathering (ABC)
Best Game/Audience Participation Show: The Hollywood Squares (NBC)

# 224: 1977: Music & Headlines


2:02:32 minutes (112.2 MB)

"May the Force Be With You." - Star Wars (Episode IV, A New Hope)

HEADLINES:
- "Blackout '77: Once More With Looting" - New York City went under a blackout for 36 hours.
- The Son of Sam Killer strikes in New York City.
- The Apple 2 Computer is created.
- The Trans-Alaska Pipeline opens.
- South African student leader Steve Biko starves to death.
- Jimmy Carter pardons Draft Dodgers and asks Americans to conserve energy.
- Voyager I & II were launched into the Solar System.
- The last guillotine execution takes place in France.

COLUMBUS:
- Ohio Supreme Court Justice Robert M. Duncan rules in favor of desegregating Columbus City Schools, a landmark and game-changing decision for Columbus City Schools.
- Columbus resident and State employee Susan Perkins is crowned Miss America.
- Jack Nicklaus wins in his very own tournament, The Memorial Tournament in Dublin.

SPORTS CHAMPIONS of 1977:
Triple Crown: Seattle Slew
Super Bowl XI: Oakland Raiders
World Series: New York Yankees
NBA Finals: Portland Trail Blazers
Stanley Cup: Montreal Canadiens
NCAA Tournament: Marquette Golden Eagles
College Football: Notre Dame Fighting Irish
Class AA High School Basketball: Linden McKinley Panthers
Heisman Trophy: Earl Campbell, Texas
The Game/Big Ten: Michigan
The Memorial: Jack Nicklaus himself

ENTERTAINMENT:
Roots becomes a cultural phenomenon, airing on ABC for eight consecutive nights.
Star Wars is released for the very first time, starting a global franchise that has blasted into the galaxy for over 40 years.
Censors are aghast of controversial shows Soap and Three's Company.
The Mary Tyler Moore Show goes out on top and on Happy Days, the Fonz literally jumps the shark.
The King of Rock and Roll, Elvis Presley, passes away.

# 194: 1974: Music & Headlines


2:01:53 minutes (111.6 MB)

Tonight on the show, the time machine is headed to 1974. The Watergate Scandal reaches its breaking point as President Nixon has nowhere else to hide. A deadly tornado hits Ohio in April. President Nixon resigns.

SONG LIST:
(Hour # 1)
"Killer Queen" - Queen
"The Air That I Breathe" - The Hollies
"The Night Chicago Died" - Paper Lace
"Seasons in the Suns" - Terry Jacks
"Come and Get Your Love" - Redbone
"Jet" - Paul McCartney and Wings
"Living for the City" - Stevie Wonder
"Dancing Machine" - The Jackson Five
"The Entertainer" - Marvin Hamlisch
"I Shot the Sheriff" - Eric Clapton
"Sweet Home Alabama" - Lynyrd Skynyrd
"Billy, Don't Be a Hero" - Bo Donaldson and the Heywoods
"Bennie and the Jets" - Elton John

(Hour # 2)
"Karn Evil No. 9" - Emerson, Lake, and Palmer
"Love's Theme" - Love Unlimited Orchestra
"Jungle Boogie" - Kool and the Gang
"Rock the Boat" - The Hues Corporation
"Midnight at the Oasis" - Maria Muldaur
"The Joker" - The Steve Miller Band
"Work to Do" - The Average White Band
"Call on Me" - Chicago
"Will It Go Round in Circles?" - Billy Preston
"The Way We Were" - Barbra Streisand
"Help Me" - Joni Mitchell
"The Cats In the Cradle" - Harry Chapin
"I Can Help" - Billy Swan
"The Sound of Philadelphia (T.S.O.P.)" - M(other)F(ather)S(ister)B(rother)

The World in 1974 - LINKS:
http://www.infoplease.com/year/1974.html
http://www.thepeoplehistory.com/1974.html
http://www.onthisday.com/events/date/1974
http://www.mrpopculture.com/1974
http://hubpages.com/education/biggest-headlines-of-1974
http://www.inthe70s.com/generated/time1974.shtml
http://seventies1970s.com/1974sports.htm

CENTRAL OHIO IN 1974:
- A deadly tornado strikes Xenia in April.
- Former Governor Jim Rhodes defeats incumbent John Gilligan in November.
- The Rhodes Tower is built in Downtown Columbus, while the old Franklin County Courthouse closes.
- Junior Ohio State running back Archie Griffin wins the Heisman Trophy.

# 186B: 1971: Music & Headlines


1:29:52 minutes (82.28 MB)

The second part of "1971: Music & Headlines" features the sports headlines of the year.

SPORTS CHAMPIONS:
NBA: Milwaukee Bucks
MLB: Pittsburgh Pirates
NHL: Montreal Canadiens
Super Bowl V: Baltimore Colts
NCAA Basketball: UCLA Bruins
NCAA Football: Nebraska Cornhuskers
Big Ten Football: Michigan Wolverines
Heisman Trophy: Pat Sullivan, QB for Auburn
Ohio High School Basketball: Walnut Ridge Scots

Also, the Columbus City League split into TWO Divisions, and the Columbus Jets became the Charleston Charlies, leaving Columbus without professional organized baseball for the first time since the 1890s, and also leaving Columbus without a baseball team until the birth of the Columbus Clippers in 1977.

Song List (Side B):
"That's The Way I've Always Heard It Should Be" - Carly Simon
"(I Know) I'm Losing You" - Rod Stewart
"The Summer of '42/The Summer Knows" - Michel Legrand (?)
"We've Got To Get You A Woman" - Todd Rundgren
"Those Were The Days" (All in the Family Theme Song) - Carroll O'Connor & Jean Stapleton
"Pure Imagination" - Gene Wilder
"Cotton's Theme" - Barry DeVorzon
Theme from "Shaft" - Isaac Hayes
"Family Affair" - Sly and the Family Stone
"Joy to the World" - Three Dog Night
"Yo-Yo" - The Osmonds
"Tiny Dancer" - Elton John
"Draggin' the Line" - Tommy James (and the Shondells)
"Baba O'Reilly" - The Who
"Day by Day" - Robin Lamont (and the Original Cast of Godspell)
"Tea for Two" - Lawrence Welk with Norma Zimmer & Jimmy Roberts
"Jesus Christ Superstar" - Ben Vereen
"Live, Laugh, Love" - John McMartin

TONY AWARDS:
Best Musical - Company
Best Play - Sleuth

EMMY AWARDS:
Comedy Series - All in the Family (CBS) - also won for New Series
Drama Series - The Bold Ones: The Senator (NBC)
Actor, Comedy - Jack Klugman, The Odd Couple (ABC)
Actress, Comedy - Jean Stapleton, All in the Family (CBS)
Supporting Actor - Edward Asner, The Mary Tyler Moore Show (CBS)

# 45B - 1976 - A Bicentennial Portrait (Part 2 of 2)


59:37 minutes (54.59 MB)

We continue our journey through 1976 as we celebrate a Bicentennial that is not our own.

SONG LIST (Hour # 2):
"I Write the Songs" - Barry Manilow
"50 Ways to Leave Your Lover" - Paul Simon
"Sir Duke" - Stevie Wonder
"Love of the Common Man" - Todd Rundgren/Utopia
"Show Me the Way" - Peter Frampton
"Muskrat Love" - The Captain and Tennille
"Oh, What A Night" - Frankie Valli
"Night Moves" - Bob Seger and the Silver Bullet Band
"Saturday Night" - The Bay City Rollers
"Gonna Fly Now" - Bill Conti

# 45A - 1976 - A Bicentennial Portrait (Part 1 of 2)


59:20 minutes (54.33 MB)

The DJBC Happy Hour continues its Bicentennial Celebrations with a trip back to 1976- Headlines, Television, Pop Culture, Sports, and of course, Columbus in
1976, plus songs from 1976.

SONG LIST:
(Hour # 1)
"The Rockford Files" Theme - Mike Post
"Kid Charlemagne" - Steely Dan
"Convoy" - C.W. McCall
"If You Leave Me Now" - Chicago
"More, More, More" - Andrea True Connection
"One" - A Chorus Line Cast
Theme from "S.W.A.T" - Rhythm Heritage
"Happy Days" - Pratt & McClain
"Making Our Dreams Comes True" - Cyndi Grecco
"Welcome Back" - John Sebastian
"Lowdown" - Boz Scaggs
"Disco Duck" - Rick Dees

HEADLINES:
- America Celebrates Its Bicentennial
- A peanut farmer from Georgia, Gov. Jimmy Carter defeats President Ford in the Presidential Election.
- The Concorde took off
- The $ 2 Bill was invented
- The Legionnaires' Outbreak took place in Philadelphia
- The Supreme Court declares the Death Penalty as Constitutional
(Coming Soon)

ENTERTAINMENT:
- A Chorus Line sweeps the Tony Awards.
- The Mary Tyler Moore Show dominates the Emmy Awards.
- Rich Man, Poor Man dominates the TV ratings.

Emmy Awards:
Comedy Series: The Mary Tyler Moore Show (CBS)
Drama Series: Police Story (NBC)
Limited Series: Upstairs, Downstairs (PBS)
Daytime Soap: Another World (NBC)

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