This Weekend on Casey Kasem’s Top 40 Countdown
Saturday’s 80’s Countdown: FEBRUARY 20, 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 this winter week in 1988, INXS and Rick Astley were in Casey’s Top 40 countdown.
Sunday’s 70’s Countdown: FEBRUARY 23, 1974
8 am – 11 am
Montreal Canadien’s fans were happy in November 1974 as they beat the Washington Capitals 11-0. Abba began their first tour outside of Sweden and John Lennon performed his last concert appearance in New York City with Elton John. Canadian basketball star Steve Nash was born this month in 1974. On the radio, Kool & The Gang and David Essex were part of the Top 40 countdown