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# 224: 1977: Music & Headlines


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# 194: 1974: Music & Headlines


2:01:53 minutes (111.6 MB)

Tonight on the show, the time machine is headed to 1974.

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.
- Upper Arlington is routed by Warren Harding in the Class AAA Football Championship.
- Muirfield Village Golf Club is built in Dublin, designed by golfer Jack Nicklaus.

SPORTS CHAMPIONS:
NCAA Basketball: North Carolina State Wolfpack
NCAA Football: Oklahoma Sooners (AP), Southern California Trojans (UPI, FW)
NBA Finals: Boston Celtics in seven games over the Milwaukee Bucks
World Series: Oakland A's in five games over the Los Angeles Dodgers
Stanley Cup: Philadelphia Flyers in six games over the Boston Bruins
World Cup: West Germany over Holland/The Netherlands
Super Bowl: Miami Dolphins over the Minnesota Vikings
Big Ten Football: Ohio State
Wimbledon: Chris Evert & Jimmy Connors (Women & Men, respectively)
AP Athletes of the Year: Chris Evert (Female), Muhammad Ali (Male)
Heisman Trophy: Archie Griffin (Halfback; Ohio State, Junior)

HIGH SCHOOL STATE CHAMPIONS:
Golf: Upper Arlington (Spring; Class AAA), Bishop Watterson (Spring; Class AA)
Wrestling: DeSales (Class AA)
Track & Field: Mifflin (Boys; Class AA)

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