1980s music

# 156: 1985, The Music & Headlines (Part 2 of 2)


59:28 minutes (54.46 MB)

Tonight on the show, we are headed back in our DeLorean to 1985.
“Back to the Future” was the highest-grossing film. Ronald Reagan began his second term as U.S. President. Mikhail Gorbachev was appointed as Soviet Premier after the death of Konstantin Chernenko. Actor Rock Hudson would become the first celebrity to acknowledge that he had AIDS. “We Are the World” and “Do They Know It’s Christmas?” helped raise awareness on the world around us, especially in Africa. “The Cosby Show” was the # 1 show on television, and won big at the Emmys. “Miami Vice” helped popularize both music and fashion. Magic's Lakers beat Larry's Celtics in the NBA Finals in six games, and "That Team Up North" beat the B*ckeyes in the Big House, after the B*ckeyes got upset by Wisconsin, following an upset of # 1-ranked Iowa at the Shoe. The Columbus Citizen-Journal Newspaper was laid to rest, after attempts to buy the fledgling newspaper came up millions of dollars short.

EMMY AWARDS:
Comedy Series - The Cosby Show (NBC)
Drama Series - Cagney & Lacey (CBS)
Limited Series -
Made for TV Movie -
Daytime Drama - The Young and the Restless (CBS)
Actor, Comedy Series - Robert Guillaume, Benson (ABC)
Actress, Comedy Series - Jane Curtin, Kate & Allie (CBS)
Supporting Actor, Comedy Series - John Larroquette, Night Court (NBC)
Supporting Actress, Comedy Series - Rhea Perlman, Cheers (NBC)
Actor, Drama Series - William Daniels, St. Elsewhere (NBC)
Actress, Drama Series - Tyne Daly, Cagney & Lacey (CBS)
Supporting Actor, Drama Series - Edward James Olmos, Miami Vice (NBC)
Supporting Actress, Drama Series - Betty Thomas, Hill Street Blues (NBC)
Actor, Limited Series/Movie/Special - Richard Crenna, The Rape of Richard Beck (NBC)
Supporting Actor, Limited Series/Movie/Special - Karl Malden, Fatal Vision (NBC)
Actor, Daytime Drama - Darnell Williams, All My Children (ABC)
Actress, Daytime Drama - Kim Zimmer, Guiding Light (CBS)

# 156: 1985, The Music & Headlines (Part 1 of 2)


59:54 minutes (54.86 MB)

Tonight on the show, we are headed back in our DeLorean to 1985.
“Back to the Future” was the highest-grossing film. Ronald Reagan began his second term as U.S. President. Mikhail Gorbachev was appointed as Soviet Premier after the death of Konstantin Chernenko. Actor Rock Hudson would become the first celebrity to acknowledge that he had AIDS. “We Are the World” and “Do They Know It’s Christmas?” helped raise awareness on the world around us, especially in Africa. “The Cosby Show” was the # 1 show on television, and won big at the Emmys. “Miami Vice” helped popularize both music and fashion. And Columbus bid farewell to the Columbus Citizen-Journal.

Sports Champions:
Super Bowl XIX: San Francisco 49ers
World Series: Kansas City Royals
Stanley Cup: Edmonton Oilers
NBA Finals: Los Angeles Lakers (Magic > Larry...again)
NCAA Men's Tournament: Villanova Wildcats
NCAA Women's Tournament: Old Dominion Lady Monarchs
The Game: Michigan
Local High School Football: St. Francis DeSales Stallions (Division III) and Newark Catholic Green Wave (Division V)

SONG LIST:
(Hour # 1)
"The Power of Love" - Huey Lewis and the News
"Shout" - Tears for Fears
"We Built This City" - Jefferson Airplane Starship
"Don't You Forget About Me" - Simple Minds
"Glory Days" - Bruce Springsteen
"Neutron Dance" - The Pointer Sisters
"Miss Celie's Blues (Sister)" - Margaret "Shug" Avery
"The Boys of Summer" - Don Henley
"Miami Vice" Theme - Jan Hammer
"Moonlighting" Theme - Al Jarreau
"According to Our New Arrivals" - Leon Redbone
"A View to Kill" - Duran Duran
"One Night in Bangkok" - Murray Head
"Brothers in Arms" - Dire Straits

1985 (The People's History): http://www.thepeoplehistory.com/1985.html#events
1985 (Spiffy): http://www.spiffy-entertainment.com/1985mem.html
1985 (In the '80s): http://www.inthe80s.com/time1985.shtml
1985 (1980s Flashback): http://www.1980sflashback.com/1985/news.asp

1985 Promo (to August 10)


0:35 minutes (553.51 KB)

August 3 & 10 Promo for "The DJBC Happy Hour"

This Isn't George Orwell's 1984 (1984: Music and Headlines, Part 2)


59:26 minutes (54.43 MB)

Tonight on the show, 13 more songs from 1984. Songs from Phil Collins & Philip Bailey, Queen, Kenny Loggins, Yes, Deniece Williams, and The Romantics are on Side B to this Mix Tape of Music from 1984.

On the DJBC Happy Hour Express - Headlines from 1984:
- The Olympics in Sarajevo (Winter) and Los Angeles (Summer)
- The Most Lopsided U.S. Presidential Election in American History
- Terms of Endearment sweeps the Academy Awards
- Thriller and the King of Pop sweep the Grammy Awards
- Georgetown wins the NCAA Tournament, coach John Thompson is the first Black coach to win the Tournament in NCAA history
- L.A. Raiders win Super Bowl XVIII, thrashing the Washington Redskins; Coach Tom Flores is the first Hispanic coach to win a Super Bowl
- Magic vs. Larry, Round III in the NBA Finals

And in Columbus in 1984:
- The Republicans Cleaned House in the November Elections in Franklin County Government
- Three Central Ohio Teams played for State Football Titles, with two coming up short, and the third winning the first of four in a row
- The Buckeyes beat That Team Up North and punch their ticket to Pasadena, with a little help from a couple of key players, including two future big name Freshmen
- Buck Rinehart becomes Columbus' 45th Mayor
- A suburban City Manager is ousted after accusations of embezzlement
- Columbus > Cleveland, in terms of population in Ohio
- WTTE Channel 28 takes the airwaves for the first time

ENTERTAINMENT:

ACADEMY AWARDS (for 1983 movies):
Best Picture - Terms of Endearment
Best Director - James L. Brooks, Terms of Endearment
Best Actress - Shirley MacLaine, Terms of Endearment
Best Actor - Robert Duvall, Tender Mercies
Best Supporting Actress - Linda Hunt, The Year of Living Dangerously
Best Supporting Actor - Jack Nicholson, Terms of Endearment
Best Original Song - "Flashdance...What a Feeling" - Flashdance

GRAMMY AWARDS:
Album of the Year - "Thriller" (Michael Jackson; produced by Jackson and Quincy Jones)

This Isn't George Orwell's 1984 (1984: Music and Headlines, Part 1)


59:19 minutes (54.32 MB)

Tonight, a look back at some of the music from 1984. Songs from artists like Van Halen, Billy Ocean, Phil Collins & Genesis, The Thompson Twins, and Ashford & Simpson.

Coming soon to The DJBC Happy Hour Express, 1984: Music & Headlines, where some of the highlights from 1984 included:
- The most lopsided U.S. Presidential Election in American history as Ronald Reagan wins re-election by winning 49 out of 50 states (Minnesota was the one state Reagan lost)
- A divine intervention resulting in a top sports honor as Boston College quarterback Doug Flutie throws a "Hail Mary" on his way to winning the Heisman Trophy.
- A historic first in college basketball as John Thompson is the first African-American coach to win the NCAA Tournament.

And locally:
- Newark Catholic wins the State Football Championship in Division V. Two teams only separated by 2.4 miles (according to Google directions) are runners-up in Divisions II (Whitehall) and IV (Bishop Hartley).
- A movie, "Teachers" was filmed at defunct Central High School.
- WTTE Channel 28 makes its debut on the airwaves.
- Dana G. "Buck" Rinehart is sworn in as Columbus's Mayor.

SPORTS:
- The NBA Draft is remembered as one of the greatest drafts ever with future NBA legends Michael Jordan, Charles Barkley, Hakeem Olajuwon, among those drafted.
- The Baltimore Colts move to Indianapolis in the middle of the night.
- Boston College defeats the defending champions Miami on a "Hail Mary" on Thanksgiving weekend.

Champions:
NBA: Boston Celtics
Super Bowl XVIII: Oakland Los Angeles Raiders
World Series: Detroit Tigers
NCAA Men's Tournament: Georgetown Hoyas
Big Ten Football: Ohio State
Local High School Football: Newark Catholic Green Wave (Division V)
Heisman Trophy: Doug Flutie (QB), Boston College

SONG LIST (Hour # 1):
"1984" - Van Halen
"Hot for Teacher" - Van Halen
"Caribbean Queen" - Billy Ocean
"Against All Odds (Take a Look at Me Now)" - Phil Collins

Television Themes from the 1980s (DJBC Happy Hour Classic)


59:00 minutes (54.02 MB)

Tonight, Classic TV Themes from the 1980s are featured on the show, which originally aired on August 13, 2012. Television show like "St. Elsewhere", "The Golden Girls", "Hill Street Blues", "Magnum P.I.", "General Hospital", and "Guiding Light" are featured.

1983 : The Music, The Headlines, and Then Some (Part 2 of 2)


59:32 minutes (54.51 MB)

Tonight, Side B to this 1983 soundtrack.

Playlist:
Let's Dance - David Bowie
Girls Just Wanna Have Fun - Cyndi Lauper
Puttin' on the Ritz - Taco
Come On Eileen - Dexy's Midnight Runners
Hungry Like the Wolf - Duran Duran
Billie Jean - Michael Jackson
Allentown - Billy Joel
Beat It - Michael Jackson
Say It Isn't So - Hall and Oates
She Blinded Me With Science - Thomas Dolby
Down Under - Men at Work
Baby Come to Me - James Ingram and Patty Austin

ENTERTAINMENT:
- M*A*S*H signs off after 11 seasons with the most-watched Series Finale in television history, becoming the # 1 most-watched program for 27 years.
- Death comes to Sesame Street, as the residents mourn Mister Hooper.

EMMY AWARDS (NBC cleaned up in Primetime, while ABC dominated in Daytime):
Comedy Series: Cheers (NBC)
Drama Series: Hill Street Blues (NBC)
Dramatic Special: Special Bulletin (NBC)
Limited Series: Nicholas Nickleby (Syndicated)
Daytime Drama: The Young and the Restless (CBS)
Lead Actor, Comedy: Judd Hirsch, Taxi (NBC)
Lead Actress, Comedy: Shelley Long, Cheers (NBC)
Supporting Actor, Comedy: Christopher Lloyd, Taxi (NBC)
Supporting Actress, Comedy: Carol Kane, Taxi (NBC)
Lead Actor, Drama: Ed Flanders, St. Elsewhere (NBC)
Lead Actress, Drama: Tyne Daly, Cagney & Lacey (CBS)
Supporting Actor, Drama: James Coco, St. Elsewhere, "Cora and Arnie" (NBC)
Supporting Actress, Drama: Doris Roberts, St. Elsewhere, "Cora and Arnie" (NBC)
Lead Actor, Limited Series/Special: Tommy Lee Jones, The Executioner's Song
Lead Actress, Limited Series/Special: Barbara Stanwyck, The Thorn Birds (ABC)
Supporting Actress, Limited Series/Special: Jean Simmons, The Thorn Birds (ABC)
Lead Actor, Daytime: Robert S. Woods, One Life to Live (ABC)
Lead Actress, Daytime: Dorothy Lyman, All My Children (ABC)
Supporting Actor, Daytime: Darnell Williams, All My Children (ABC)
Supporting Actress, Daytime: Louise Shaffer, Ryan's Hope (ABC)

GRAMMYS:
Album of the Year - "Toto IV" (Toto)

1983: The Music, the Headlines, and Then Some (Part 1 of 2)


59:36 minutes (54.57 MB)

Tonight on "The DJBC Happy Hour", a trip back in time 30 years to 1983.

1983 HEADLINES:
- Sally Ride becomes the first American woman to travel into space
- Guion Bluford becomes the first African-American man to travel in space
- AP Top Story: The raid in Beirut, where 239 are killed
- The U.S. Economy shows signs of recovery from a recession
- Secretary of the Interior James Watts resigns
- Soviet Premier Yuri Andropov goes AWOL for a while
- US Missiles are deployed throughout Western Europe
- Filipino President Benigno Aquino is assassinated
- Polish President Lech Walesa wins Nobel Peace Prize
- The PLO splits
- The Soviets shoot down 747 Jetliner in South Korea; 269 are killed
- NBC anchorwoman Jessica Savitch is killed in a car accident.

1983 SHOWBIZ AWARDS:
http://bryansilvergarbageawards.blogspot.com/2013/05/1983-in-awards-djbc...

Here is some Columbus Restaurant Trivia from 1983: http://djbcadventures.tumblr.com/post/49821846150/the-djbc-happy-hour-19...

COLUMBUS HEADLINES:
- Columbus Mayor Tom Moody opts NOT to run for a fourth term.
- Bexley Lions win the Boys' State Basketball Championship.
- The Bishop Ready Silver Knights become Franklin County's first High School Football Team to win the State Football Championship.
- County Treasurer Dana Gillman "Buck" Rinehart is elected Mayor.
- The B*ckeyes lose to Michigan, 24-21, as Illinois wins the Big Ten in Football.
- Richard F. Celeste is sworn-in as Governor of Ohio.

Side A to this Soundtrack:
"1999" - Prince
"Rio" - Duran Duran
"Toto" - Africa
"Up Where We Belong" - Joe Cocker & Jennifer Warnes
"Maniac" - Michael Sembello
"New Year's Day" - U2
"Our House" - Madness
"Too Shy" - Kajagoogoo
"Electric Avenue" - Eddy Grant
"Uptown Girl" - Billy Joel
"Bang the Drum All Day" - Todd Rundgren
"Time (Clock of the Heart)" - Culture Club

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