1970s headlines

# 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

SPORTS CHAMPIONS:
NBA: Washington Bullets
NHL: Montreal Canadiens
MLB: New York Yankees
Super Bowl XII: Dallas Cowboys
FIFA: 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

COLUMBUS in 1978:
- A Blizzard sweeps through Ohio in January with blinding snow drifts, shutting down the state for days.
- 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)
Best Children's Series: Captain Kangaroo (Entertainment; CBS), Schoolhouse Rock! (Instructional; ABC), and Animals! Animals! Animals! (Informational; ABC)
Best Talk Show: Donahue (Syndicated)
Best Actor, Comedy: Carroll O'Connor, All in the Family (CBS)
Best Actor, Drama: Ed Asner, Lou Grant (CBS)
Best Actor, Daytime: James Pritchett, The Doctors (NBC)
Best Actor, Special: Fred Astaire, A Family Upside Down (NBC)
Best Actor, Limited Series: Michael Moriarty, Holocaust (NBC)

# 224: 1977: Music & Headlines


2:02:32 minutes (112.19 MB)

# 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)

# 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)

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.

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