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July 22, 2020 | by: kerri

This Weekend on Casey Kasem’s Top 40 Countdown

Saturday’s 80’s Countdown: JULY 25, 1981
8 am – noon

The first DeLorean car rolled off the assembly lines in Northern Ireland. AIDS was identified for the first time. Charles and Diana’s wedding attracted over 750 million on television. Hall & Oates continued to roll out the hits in mid summer of 1981, as did Billy Squier.



Sunday’s 70’s Countdown: JULY 29, 1978
8 am – 11 am

New movies in 1978 included Grease and Animal House while TV welcomed a few new shows like WKRP and Dallas. The first test tube baby was born and the first ever cellular mobile phone was introduced. It was also the birth year for Kobe Bryant and Ashton Kutcher. Andy Gibb and A Taste of Honey were 2 of the artists featured on the Top 40 this week in 1978.