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December 11, 2019 | by: kerri

This Weekend on Casey Kasem’s Top 40 Countdown

Saturday’s 80’s Countdown: DECEMBER 15, 1984
8 am – noon

1984 saw Canada have 3 Prime Ministers: Pierre Trudeau, John Turner and Brian Mulroney. Popular movies to hit the screens this year were Ghostbusters and Police Academy while big TV shows included Cheers and Cagney & Lacey. Wham and Hall & Oates were in the Top 40 this week in 1984.



Sunday’s 70’s Countdown: DECEMBER 16, 1978
8 am – 11 am

We have come a long way from 1978. This was the year that the new immigration act stated that homosexuals were no longer on the list of the “inadmissible class.” New movies in 1978 included Grease and Animal House while TV welcomed a few new shows like WKRP and Dallas. The Village People and Alicia Keyes were 2 of the artists featured on the Top 40 this week in 1978.