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# 123 - 1984: Music & Headlines: The Producer's Cut


2:00:29 minutes (110.31 MB)

This is the Producer's Cut to # 123: "This is NOT George Orwell's 1984" or "1984: Music & Headlines", split up between September 22 & 29, 2014. I replaced "In the Name of Love" and "Easy Lover" (The latter was more 1985, see Show # 156), plus off-topic voicetracks with "I Feel for You", "Everything She Wants", and "Let's Go Crazy", respectively.

Original Hour 1: http://wcrsfm.org/content/isnt-george-orwells-1984-1984-music-and-headli...
Original Hour 2: http://wcrsfm.org/content/isnt-george-orwells-1984-1984-music-and-headli...

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

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.

Sports Champions:
NBA: Boston Celtics
Super Bowl XVIII: Oakland Los Angeles Raiders
World Series: Detroit Tigers
NCAA Men's Tournament: Georgetown Hoyas
NCAA Women's Tournament: USC Lady Trojans
NCAA Football: Brigham Young (BYU) Cougars
NIT: Michigan Wolverines
Big Ten Football: Ohio State
(Central) Ohio High School Football: Newark Catholic Green Wave (Division V)
Heisman Trophy: Doug Flutie (QB), Boston College

# 307 - 1989: Music and Headlines


2:01:12 minutes (110.97 MB)

1989. City Center and The Wexner Center open. Bo calls it a career and defines what a "Michigan Man" is. Charles Hustle gets banned from baseball FOR Life. It's Martial Law time in Beijing. Communism crumbles along the Berlin Wall. "Read My Lips! NO NEW TAXES!" The 1980s went out on a high note.

HEADLINES:
- Communism crumbles as the Berlin Wall comes tumbling down.
- George Herbert Walker Bush becomes the 41st President of the United States.
- Martial law takes place in China as students occupy Tiananmen Square.
- Major League Baseball Commissioner A. Bartlett Giamatti bans Pete Rose from baseball FOR LIFE for betting on the game; Eight days after said decision, Giamatti dies of a heart attack
- The Velvet Revolution takes place in Czechoslovakia.
- The Ayatollah Khomeini dies.
- Nicolae Ceacescu is captured and executed in Romania.
- Coming Soon

COLUMBUS in 1989:
- City Center Mall opens its doors for the First Time.
- The Wexner Center for the Arts opens on the campus of THE Ohio State University.
- "Son of Heaven" Exhibit takes place at the defunct Central High School.
- OSU promotes Randy Ayers to Head Basketball Coach after Gary Williams bolts for Maryland.

SPORTS CHAMPIONS:
World Series ("The Earthquake By The Bay") - Oakland A(thletic)s (First Crosstown World Series since 1956)
Super Bowl XXIII - San Francisco 49ers
Stanley Cup - Calgary Flames
NBA - Detroit Pistons
NCAA Football - Miami Hurricanes
NCAA Men's Basketball - Michigan Wolverines
NCAA Women's Basketball - Tennessee Lady Volunteers
Heisman Trophy: Andre Ware Jr., Quarterback (University of Houston)
Big Ten Football/The Game: Michigan Wolverines (in Bo's FINAL Year as Head Coach; started season as AP # 1)

EMMYS:
Comedy Series: Cheers (NBC)
Drama Series: L.A. Law (NBC)
Miniseries: War and Remembrance (ABC)
Made for TV Movie (TIE): Day One (CBS) and Roe vs. Wade (NBC)
Daytime Drama: Santa Barbara (NBC)

# 302-B - 1979: Music and Headlines (Part 2 of 2)


1:32:40 minutes (84.84 MB)

Part 2 of 1979, Music and Headlines

COLUMBUS in 1979:
- Columbus City Schools begin mandated busing.
- East High School, coached by Larry Walker, wins the Class AAA (now Division I) State Championship, beating Cleveland Villa Angela-St. Joseph, 74-65. Clark Kellogg scored 51 points for VASJ in a losing effort. Both he and East's Granville Waiters would become teammates for Coach Eldon Miller and the B*ckeyes the following Fall.
- Ohio State fires Woody Hayes after that incident involving a Clemson player. The B*ckeyes hire Iowa State coach Earle Bruce. Bruce and his fedora lead the B*ckeyes to an 11-0 Season, winning the Big Ten (and Bruce was the last B*ckeye Big Ten Coach of the Year), but then choking to Pac-10 Champs USC (which had a couple of Heisman winners - Charles White & Marcus Allen, and future NFL staples like Allen, Jeff Fisher, and a Matthews brother) in the Rose Bowl by one point.
- The Columbus Clippers win their first Governor's Cup (International League Championship).
- Columbus North High School on Arcadia Avenue closes its doors.
- Columbus Mayor Tom Moody coasts to an easy re-election.
- The Franklin County Courthouse and Government Center (369, 373, and 375 S. High St.) opens its doors for the very first time.
- Tom Watson wins the Memorial Tournament in Dublin.
- The State of Ohio pays $ 675,000 in retribution to the victims and survivors of Kent State.

ACADEMY AWARDS:
- John Wayne made his final public appearance at the 1979 Oscars before his death from cancer.
Best Picture: The Deer Hunter
Best Actress: Jane Fonda, Coming Home
Best Actor: Jon Voight, Coming Home
Best Supporting Actress: Dame Maggie Smith, California Suite
Best Supporting Actor: Christopher Walken, The Deer Hunter
Best Original Song: "Last Dance", from Thank God It's Friday

GRAMMYS:
Album of the Year: Saturday Night Fever Soundtrack, Various Artists (including, but not limited to the Bee Gees)

# 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

# 297 - 2002: Music and Headlines


59:50 minutes (54.79 MB)

2002 was the first full year of a post-9/11 America. The Department of Homeland Security was created. The Houston Texans are founded.

Here at home, Governor Bob Taft was re-elected in a landslide. Wendy's founder Dave Thomas passed away. Central Crossing High School opened in Grove City, the fourth high school of South-Western City Schools. Freshman running back phenom Maurice Clarett helps Ohio State to its first National Championship since 1968. The Bengals suffer their worst season in franchise history at 2-14.

SPORTS CHAMPIONS:
NBA: Los Angeles Lakers
Super Bowl XXXVI: New England Patriots (the first of the Belichick/Brady era)
World Series: Anaheim Angels
Stanley Cup: Detroit Red Wings
NCAA Men's Basketball: Maryland Terrapins
NCAA Women's Basketball: UConn Lady Huskies
College Football: THE Ohio State B*ckeyes
Heisman Trophy: Carson Palmer, Quarterback, University of Southern California
FIFA World Cup: Brazil
U.S. (Golf) Open: Tiger Woods

LOCAL SPORTS CHAMPIONS:
The Memorial - Jim Furyk
The Game - Ohio State won 14-9 in Columbus
Division II Boys' H.S. Basketball: Brookhaven Bearcats (first State Championship for Columbus City Schools since 1979)
Division II Football: Bishop Watterson Eagles

ACADEMY AWARDS (for 2001 Films):
Best Picture: A Beautiful Mind
Best Director: Ron Howard, A Beautiful Mind
Best Actress: Halle Berry, Monster's Ball (first African-American winner in this category)
Best Actor: Denzel Washington, Training Day (second African-American winner, and first since 1964 in this category)
Best Supporting Actress: Jennifer Connelly, A Beautiful Mind
Best Supporting Actor: Jim Broadbent, Iris
Best Original Song: "If I Didn't Have You", Monsters, Inc., Music and Lyrics by Randy Newman (first-ever Oscar win for Newman)

GRAMMY AWARDS (for 2000-01 Music):
Album of the Year: Soundtrack from O, Brother, Where Art Thou?
Record of The Year: "Walk On" (U2)
Song of the Year: "Fallin" (Alicia Keys)

# 295 - May Science, Fun, and Prosperity Be With You


59:00 minutes (54.01 MB)

Tonight on the show, it's YP Week (http://www.columbusypweek.com) and Sci-Fest Week (http://www.cosiscifest.org). Plus, the Avenue 4 All People celebrates ALL things Parsons Avenue and the South Side. Plus, other events near you.

# 293 - April 8, 2019 (Lots of Music and Lots of Geats)


59:50 minutes (54.79 MB)

Tonight on the show, music that featured the late drummer extrordinaire Hal Blaine on the drums, and the Weekend Warrior highlights events happening near you, including Beowulf, April 11-20 at MadLab Theatre (http://www.theactorstheatre.org).

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