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January 13, 2021 | by: kerri

This Weekend on Casey Kasem’s Top 40 Countdown

Saturday’s 80’s Countdown: JANUARY 21, 1984
8 am – noon

1984 saw the world welcome Prince Harry, Lebron James and Katy Perry while it said farewell to Marvin Gaye, Truman Capote and Indira Gandhi. Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau said goodbye to Margaret Sinclair with a divorce. Ghostbusters hits the big screen while Michael Jackson wins 8 Grammy’s and Bruce Springsteen releases his Born in the USA album. On the radio, Culture Club and Yes were in the Top 40 countdown this week in 1984.



Sunday’s 70’s Countdown: JANUARY 17, 1976
8 am – 11 am

In January of 1976, Donny and Marie Osmond’s musical variety show premiered on television. Also premiering was Laverne and Shirley. And on the big screen, One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest won a golden globe. In the winter of 1976, the Bay City Rollers and Kiss were both in the Top 40.