the djbc happy hour

# 125 - 1994: Music & Headlines


59:15 minutes (54.25 MB)

Tonight, on the show a look back at 1994 with some of the songs from that year, with artists like Sheryl Crow, Ace of Base, Haddaway, R.E.M., and a mid-show movie tribute to The Lion King, Forrest Gump, Pulp Fiction, and Philadelphia.

1994 HEADLINES:
- Genocide in Rwanda & Burundi
- Nelson Mandela becomes the first Black President of South Africa, post-Apartheid
- Yasser Arafat, Shimon Peres, and Yitzhak Rabin win the Nobel Peace Prize
- The Republicans dominate the Midterm Elections, and Newt Gingrich (R-Georgia), becomes Speaker of the House
- The Whitewater Scandal begins; President Clinton is accused of sexual harassment from his time as Governor of Arkansas
- The drama of sports: Tonya vs. Nancy, OJ, and of course...
- Major League Baseball goes on strike and skips the World Series

SPORTS:
- Dallas Cowboys beat the Buffalo Bills (again) in Super Bowl XXVIII
- New York Rangers win their first Stanley Cup since 1940
- Houston Rockets beat the New York Knicks in the "Forgotten NBA Finals"
- Major League Baseball goes on strike in mid-August, and the World Series is not held for the first time since 1904
- National Hockey League begins their lockout
- World Cup Fever takes place in the United States, Brazil wins the World Cup
- Arkansas wins the NCAA Men's Tournament; Nebraska wins the College Football National Championship
- NFL Hall of Fame Running Back O.J. Simpson is charged with the murders of his ex-wife and her friend

ENTERTAINMENT:
- "Friends" and "ER" debut, solidifying NBC's Thursday night dominance for years to come; "My So-Called Life" debuts on ABC
- "The Real World" features Pedro, a housemate who has AIDS, and Puck, who gets evicted in mid-season
- Whitney Houston dominates the Grammys with "The Bodyguard" soundtrack
- Steven Spielberg finally wins an Oscar, as he wins Best Director for the Best Picture winner "Schindler's List"
- "The Lion King" is the # 1 movie of the year, and "Forrest Gump" is # 2

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.

1969: Peace, Love, and Headlines (Part 2 of 2)


59:36 minutes (54.58 MB)

In the second hour of The DJBC Happy Hour's look back to 1969, more hit songs from one of the most turbulent years in America's history. Plus, what was the # 1 headline of 1969? Find out at the beginning of the show.

SPORTS CHAMPIONS:
Super Bowl III ("The Guarantee") - New York Jets
NBA Finals - New York Knicks
NCAA Tournament - UCLA Bruins
NCAA Football - Texas Longhorns
World Series - The New York Mets
Local High School Basketball & Baseball - Columbus East High Tigers
Local High School Football - Upper Arlington Golden Bears (AP State Champions)

The DJBC Happy Hour Express - 1969 (News Headlines): http://djbcadventures.tumblr.com/post/85652633149/the-djbc-happy-hour-ex...
The DJBC Happy Hour Express - 1969 (Sports/Entertainment Headlines): http://djbcadventures.tumblr.com/post/85734133394/the-djbc-happy-hour-ex...

1969: Peace, Love, and Headlines (Part 1 of 2)


59:29 minutes (54.47 MB)

Tonight on the show, songs from 1969 with music from The Beatles, The Cowsills, Charles Wright and the 103rd Street Watts Rhythm Band, and other artists.

Later in the week on "The DJBC Happy Hour Express", Headlines from 1969 in News, Sports, and Entertainment, from Vietnam and Woodstock, to Broadway Joe and the Best Actress Oscar Tie.

SONG LIST (Hour # 1):
"The Star-Spangled Banner" - Jimi Hendrix
"Crystal Blue Persuasion" - Tommy James and the Shondells
"The Israelites" - Desmond Dekker
"Something" - The Beatles
"Here Comes the Sun" - The Beatles
"Hawaii Five-O" - The Ventures
"One" - Three Dog Night
"I Want You Back" - The Jackson Five
"He Plays the Violin" - Betty Buckley with William Daniels & Howard DaSilva
"Molasses to Rum" - Clifford David
"Hair" - The Cowsills
"Do Your Thing" - Charles Wright and the 103rd Street Watts Rhythm Band
"Suite: Judy Blue Eyes" - The Law Firm of Crosby, Stills, Nash, and Young

1964: The Music & Headlines


58:28 minutes (53.54 MB)

Tonight on the show, music from 1964, which was a groundbreaking year in music with the British Invasion sweeping the music charts by storm. Songs from The Beatles, the Animals, the Supremes, and others are played in this hour.

Later this week on a special The DJBC Happy Hour Express on http://djbcadventures.tumblr.com, Headlines from 1964...

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

# 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

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