# 244 - 1978: Music & Headlines

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Tonight on the show, the music and headlines from 1978.

Coming Soon
- Over 900 people are killed in a Mass Suicide in Jonestown in Guyana.
- The Camp David Peace Accords take place.
- One of the worst blizzards in history sweeps through the Midwest.

NBA: Washington Bullets
Stanley Cup: Montreal Canadiens
World Series: New York Yankees
Super Bowl XII: Dallas Cowboys
FIFA World Cup: 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
Gator Bowl: Clemson **NOT Ohio State** Tigers

COLUMBUS in 1978:
- A Blizzard sweeps through Ohio in January with blinding snow drifts, shutting down the state for days.
- The 28-year tenure of Woody Hayes comes to an abrupt end following a sideline altercation at the 1978 Gator Bowl.
- 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.

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)

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)
Best Actress, Comedy: Jean Stapleton, All in the Family (CBS)
Best Actress, Drama: Sada Thompson, Family (ABC)
Best Actress, Daytime: Laurie Heinemann, Another World (NBC) (NOTE: Susan Lucci scored her first nomination in this category)
Best Actress, Special: Joanne Woodward, See How She Runs (CBS)
Best Actress, Limited Series: Meryl Streep, Holocaust (NBC)
Supporting Actor, Comedy: Rob Reiner, All in the Family (CBS)
Supporting Actor, Drama: Robert Vaughn, Washington: Behind Closed Doors (ABC)
Supporting Actor, Special: Howard Da Silva, Verna: USO Girl (PBS)
Supporting Actor, Variety: Tim Conway, The Carol Burnett Show (CBS)
Supporting Actress, Comedy: Julie Kavner, Rhoda (CBS)
Supporting Actress, Drama: Nancy Marchand, Lou Grant (CBS)
Supporting Actress, Special: Eva La Gallienne, The Royal Family (PBS)
Supporting Actress, Variety: Gilda Radner, Saturday Night Live (NBC)
Best Game Show Host: Richard Dawson, Family Feud (ABC)
Best Talk Show Host: Phil Donahue, Donahue (Syndicated)
And Rita Moreno became the first performer to complete the EGOT by winning an Emmy for "The Rockford Files".

ACADEMY AWARDS (for 1977 Movies):
The 50th Anniversary of the Academy Awards was celebrated in 1978.
Best Picture: Annie Hall
Best Actor: Richard Dreyfuss, The Goodbye Girl
Best Actress: Diane Keaton, Annie Hall
Best Supporting Actor: Jason Robards, Julia
Best Supporting Actress: Vanessa Redgrave, Julia (Redgrave gave a controversial acceptance speech on Oscar night)
Best Original Song: "You Light Up My Life" (also co-won Grammy Award for Song of the Year)

GRAMMY AWARDS (for 1977 albums):
Album of the Year: "Rumours" - Fleetwood Mac
Song of the Year: "Evergreen" (Paul Williams & Barbra Streisand) and "You Light Up My Life" (Joe Brooks)
Record of the Year: "Hotel California" - The Eagles
Best New Artist: Debby Boone

(Hour 1)
"Disco Heat" - Sylvester
"Grease" - Frankie Valli
"Don't Stop Me Now" - Queen
"Baker Street" - Gerry Rafferty
"Because the Night" - The Patti Smith Group
"Pump It Up" - Elvis Costello
"Miss You" - The Rolling Stones
"Night Fever" - The Bee Gees
"Love In Action" - Todd Rundgren & Utopia
"At the Copacabana" - Barry Manilow
"Whenever I Call You Friend" - Kenny Loggins & Stevie Nicks
"I Love the Nightlife (Disco Round)" - Alicia Bridges
(Hour # 2)
"My Life" - Billy Joel
"On Broadway" - George Benson
"We Are the Champions" - Queen
"Tulsa Time" - Don Williams
"Peg" - Steely Dan
"Love Will Find a Way" - Pablo Cruise
"You Belong to Me" - Carly Simon
"Take A Chance on Me" - ABBA
"I Just Wanna Stop" - Gino Vannelli
"I Can't Smile Without You" - Barry Manilow
"Stay" - Jackson Browne with Rosemary Butler
"You're The One That I Want" - John Travolta & Olivia Newton-John
"Last Dance" - Donna Summer

(Bonus 7:00 Slot on 1/22/18):
Theme from "Superman" - John Williams
"Can You Read My Mind?" - Maureen McGovern
"You Light Up My Life" - Debby Boone
"Shadow Dancing" - Andy Gibb
"We Will Rock You" - Queen
"Too Much, Too Little, Too Late" - Johnny Mathis and Deniece Williams
"With A Little Luck" - Paul McCartney and Wings
"Magnet & Steel" - Walter Egan
"Shame" - Evelyn "Champagne" King

Coming Soon
1978 Gator Bowl: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HmoIjMr1BZs