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# 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?

EMMY AWARDS:
Comedy Series: Friends (NBC) - also # 1 rated show in Primetime

# 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).

# 290 - 1973: Music and Headlines


2:03:07 minutes (112.72 MB)

Tonight on the show, the music and headlines from 1973.

HEADLINES:
The U.S. starts to withdraw troops from Vietnam and Cambodia following the Paris Peace Accords.
"The Saturday Night Massacre": Nixon fires several members of his cabinet during the Watergate Scandal
The U.S. Supreme Court legalizes abortion in Roe vs. Wade.
Former U.S. President Lyndon Baines Johnson dies of a heart attack at his Texas ranch.

SPORTS:
Secretariat wins the Triple Crown
The Miami Dolphins complete a (the NFL's last) perfect regular season.
The Big Ten Commissioners vote 6-4 to send the Ohio State B*ckeyes to the 1974 Rose Bowl, following a 10-10 tie in Ann Arbor in THE Game. The B*ckeyes get beat by USC in the Rose Bowl as a result.
The UCLA Bruins win their unprecedented seventh consecutive (and ninth in the last ten years) NCAA Tournament, beating Memphis (State).

Sports Champions:
NCAA Football: Notre Dame Fighting Irish
NCAA Basketball: UCLA Bruins (7th Straight)
NBA: New York Knicks
Stanley Cup: Montreal Canadiens
Super Bowl: Miami Dolphins
World Series: Oakland Athletics
The Game/Big Ten: Nobody (ON the Field); Ohio State (OFF the Field)
Local High School Basketball: Bishop Ready Silver Knights
Heisman Trophy: John Cappelletti, Running Back, Penn State

ENTERTAINMENT:
Bob Fosse becomes the first (and only) person to win the Directing Triple Crown in the same year - winning an Academy Award, Tony Award, and Emmy Award for Directing
Sacheen Littlefeather refuses to accept an Academy Award on behalf of Marlon Brando
The Emmy Awards turn 25, where the Limited Series Category is awarded for the very first time

Academy Awards (for 1972 Films):
Best Picture - The Godfather
Best Actor - (See Above)
Best Actress - Liza Minnelli, Cabaret
Best Supporting Actor - Joel Grey, Cabaret
Best Supporting Actress - Bexley's own Eileen Heckart, Butterflies are Free
Best Director - Bob Fosse, Cabaret

# 289 - Let's Schedule Everything on S-A-T-U-R-D-A-Y!!


58:42 minutes (53.75 MB)

Tonight on the show, a whole bunch of stuff...nothing is off-limits.

The Weekend Warrior skims through most of the events in the remainder of March.

# 277 - The Post-Game Show (or The DJBC Unhappy Hour)


59:48 minutes (54.76 MB)

Tonight on the Show:
- The Game: The Revenge Tour comes to an abrupt halt, as the Buckeyes slaughter That Team Up North, 62-39. The most combined points in the rivalry history, and the most points scored by Ohio State in the history of the rivalry (surpassing the old record of 50, twice set by Woody Hayes: 1961 and 1968). What's next for Ohio State and Michigan. Was this Urban Meyer (and Dwayne Haskins)'s last game at the Shoe?
- The Weekend Warrior: The Final Weekend Warrior before Christmas Eve runs through Holiday Lighting events throughout the Columbus area, plus a couple of non-holiday events, such as Creative Mornings, The Sergeant Peppercorn Marathon, and Columbus Children's Theatre's Nat King Cole Fundraiser Concert.
- Giving Tuesday: #GivingTuesday is November 27. Donate online to http://www.wcrsfm.org, to help keep WCRS FM alive for future generations to come (I have Show # 300 to look forward to next year, so make that big donation!)

HOLIDAY EVENTS (November 26-December 3):
https://djbcadventures.tumblr.com/post/179869080972/2018-central-ohio-ho...
BEXLEY: Tree Lighting at Capital University (11/26 at 4PM); Bexley Holiday Hop (12/02 at Noon); City of Bexley Tree Lighting (12/02 at 4:30PM at Broad and Drexel), Capital University Menorah Lighting (12/02 at Dusk)
CANAL WINCHESTER: Christmas in the Village (11/30 & 12/01; Holiday Parade/Tree Lighting: 11/30)
CLINTONVILLE: HolidayVille! (12/02 at Noon)
DELAWARE: Tree Lighting (11/30 in Downtown Delaware)
DOWNTOWN COLUMBUS: Main Library/Topiary Park Light the Night (11/28 at 6PM at Columbus Main Library and Topiary Park), Winterfair (12/01 at 11AM at Bicentennial Park), Lazarus Santa Stop (12/01 at 11AM at OSU Urban Arts Space/Lazarus Building)
DUBLIN: Tree Lighting/Open House at Fletcher Coffman Homestead (11/29 at Dusk at Coffman Park), Holly Days in Historic Dublin (12/01 at 11AM)

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