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February 5, 2020 | by: kerri

This Weekend on Casey Kasem’s Top 40 Countdown

Saturday’s 80’s Countdown: FEBRUARY 11, 1984
8 am – noon

Rick Hansen stated his Man in Motion Tour and would end up with 26 million dollars raised for research. DNA was used for the first time in a criminal trial and Back to the Future was big at the movie box office. This week back in 1984, Culture Club and Van Halen were in the Top 40 countdown.

 

 

Sunday’s 70’s Countdown: FEBRUARY 6, 1971
8 am – 11 am

Pierre Trudeau made the headlines a lot in 1971. His infamous “Fuddle Duddle” line and getting married to Margaret Sinclair were 2 highlights. Canada’s population was 21 million. Hurricane Beth hit the Maritimes. Walt Disney World opened in Florida and popular TV shows included Mary Tyler Moore and the Partridge Family. On the radio, we were listening to a huge hit by Candida and the Osmonds.