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January 22, 2020 | by: kerri

This Weekend on Casey Kasem’s Top 40 Countdown

Saturday’s 80’s Countdown: JANUARY 30, 1988
8 am – noon

1988 saw Canada host its first-ever Winter Olympics in Calgary. Top movies included Rain Man, Beetlejuice and A Fish Called Wanda. On the radio in 1988, Elton John and INXS were in Casey’s countdown.



Sunday’s 70’s Countdown: JANUARY 27, 1973
8 am – 11 am

The Young and the Restless starts on TV. The first handheld cellphone call is made and Billie Jean King beats Bobby Riggs in the famous “Battle of the Sexes” tennis match. As January came to a close Albert Hammond and Carly Simon were featured on the Top 40 countdown.