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The 70's Datebook for June 23

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In 1970, “The Red Skelton Show”, TV Variety; last aired on CBS, moved to NBC.

In 1970, Chubby Checker is arrested after police in Niagara Falls discover marijuana and other drugs in his car.

In 1971, “Shaft” starring Isaac Hayes opened in some movie theaters.

In 1973, On the cover of TV Guide: “David Carradine of Kung Fu”. Other Articles: David Carradine, Lola Falana

In 1973, R.C., “Rubber Bullets” by 10cc peaked at number one on the United Kingdom pop singles chart.

In 1973, The last person drafted into the U.S. Armed Forces prior to the expiration of the Selective Service Act was Dwight Eliott Stone. Stone got the call from Uncle Sam on this day.

In 1973, The number one selling album: is “LIVING IN THE MATERIAL WORLD” from GEORGE HARRISON includes “GIVE ME LOVE (GIVE ME PEACE ON EARTH).” It replaces another ex-Beatle at the top of the charts: PAUL McCARTNEYʹs “RED ROSE SPEEDWAY.”

In 1973, AMERICAN BANDSTAND Guests: THREE DOG NIGHT (“SHAMBALA”, “JOY TO THE WORLD”, “BLACK AND WHITE”)

In 1974, The first extraterrestrial message was sent from Earth into space. E.T. phone Earth.

In 1976, On Days of our Lives, Marlena (Deidre Hall) met her future husband, Don Craig (Jed Allan).

In 1976, Paul McCartney and Wings played their final show of their 'Wings Over America' tour, at The Forum in Inglewood, California. Last American tour for 13 years.

In 1976, “Black and Blue” album by The Rolling Stones was certified Platinum by the RIAA

In 1977, “Hotter Than Hell” album by Kiss was certified Gold by the RIAA

In 1977, “The Streets Of San Francisco”, TV Crime Drama; last aired on ABC.

In 1978, On One Life to Live, Irene (Kate McKeown) told Viki (Erika Slezak) that she found out she only has one month to live.

In 1978, TVʹS MIDNIGHT SPECIAL Host BURTON CUMMINGS plus PATTI SMITH (“BECAUSE THE NIGHT”), TEDDY PENDERGRASS, RANDY BACHMAN (“TAKING CARE OF BUSINESS”)

In 1979, On the cover of TV Guide: “Johnny Carson”. Other Articles: Danielle Brisbois

In 1979, R.C., “Minute By Minute” by Doobie Brothers peaked at #14 on the pop singles chart.

In 1979, The country group Charlie Daniels Band released “The Devil Went Down to Georgia”

In 1979, The rock group the Knack released “My Sharona”

In 1979, Supertrampʹs album, “Breakfast in America” ends the week on top of the U.S. album chart.

In 1970, "Kelly's Heroes" was released in movie theaters in the U.S.A.

In 1971, "The Seven Minutes" was released in movie theaters in the U.S.A.

In 1972, "Ben" was released in movie theaters in the U.S.A.

In 1976, "Murder by Death" was released in movie theaters in the U.S.A.

In 1976, "Logan's Run" was released in movie theaters in the U.S.A.

In 1978, "The Cheap Detective" was released in movie theaters by Columbia Pictures / EMI Films / Rastar; Robert Moore (director); Neil Simon (screenplay); Peter Falk, Madeline Kahn, Dom DeLuise, Louise Fletcher, Ann-Margret, Eileen Brennan, Stockard Channing, Sid Caesar, Marsha Mason, John Houseman, Vic Tayback, Abe Vigoda, Carmine Caridi, James Coco, Phil Silvers, Fernando Lamas, Nicol Williamson, James Cromwell, Scatman Crothers, Paul Williams, David Ogden Stiers, John Calvin; Mystery, Comedy; Live Action

In 1978, "Matilda" was released in movie theaters by American International Pictures; Daniel Mann (director); Timothy Galfas (screenplay); Elliott Gould, Clive Revill, Harry Guardino, Roy Clark, Karen Carlson, Art Metrano, Lionel Stander, Roberta Collins, Larry Pennell, Gary Morgan, Robert Mitchum, Lenny Montana, Frank Avianca, Joe De Fish, Pat Henry; Comedy; Live Action

In 1978, "Zero to Sixty" was released in movie theaters by Warner Bros. / First Artists / Grandmet Productions; Don Weis (director); Judith Bustany, Darren McGavin, W. Lyle Richardson, Peg Shirley (screenplay); Darren McGavin, Sylvia Miles, Joan Collins, Denise Nickerson, Dick Martin, Bill Hudson, Brett Hudson, Mark Hudson, Vito Scotti, Lorraine Gary, David Huddleston, Gordon MacRae, Lyle Waggoner; Comedy; Live Action

U.S. 1970s Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1973, “Give It To Me” by The J. Geils Band peaked at number 30 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1973, “I'm Doin' Fine Now” by New York City peaked at number 17 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1973, “I'm Gonna Love You Just A Little More Baby” by Barry White peaked at number 3 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1979, “If You Can't Give Me Love” by Suzi Quatro peaked at number 45 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1979, “Minute By Minute” by The Doobie Brothers peaked at number 14 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1979, “Music Box” by Evelyn 'Champagne' King peaked at number 75 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1979, “Shakedown Cruise” by Jay Ferguson peaked at number 31 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1973, “The Free Electric Band” by Albert Hammond peaked at number 48 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1979, “You Take My Breath Away” by Rex Smith peaked at number 10 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1973, “You'll Never Get To Heaven (If You Break My Heart)” by The Stylistics peaked at number 23 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

Canada 1970s Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1973, ✪ “Funky Worm” by The Ohio Players peaked at number 50 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1979, “Ain't Love A Bitch” by Rod Stewart peaked at number 14 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1979, “Boogie Tonight” by Claudia Barry peaked at number 42 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1979, “Can't Sleep” by The Rockets peaked at number 88 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1973, “Daisy A Day” by Jud Strunk peaked at number 3 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1979, “Dancer” by Gino Soccio peaked at number 6 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1979, “Georgy Porgy” by Toto peaked at number 49 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1973, “Ghostrider In The Sky” by Popcorn peaked at number 46 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1973, “Hey Girl” by Paul Anka peaked at number 63 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1979, “I Only Want To Get Up And Dance” by The Raes peaked at number 12 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1979, “Just When I Needed You Most” by Randy Vanwarmer peaked at number 32 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1973, “Lady Run, Lady Hide” by April Wine peaked at number 19 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1979, “Love You Inside Out” by The Bee Gees peaked at number 1 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1973, “My Love” by Paul McCartney And Wings peaked at number 2 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1973, “Playground In My Mind” by Clint Holmes peaked at number 1 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1979, “Rhumba Girl” by Nicolette Larson peaked at number 15 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1979, “Say Maybe” by Neil Diamond peaked at number 75 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1973, “Superdad” by Bill King peaked at number 39 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1973, “Thank You” by Abraham's Children peaked at number 24 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1973, “With A Child's Heart” by Michael Jackson peaked at number 60 on the Canada pop singles chart.

U.K. 1970s Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1973, ✪ “Frankenstein” by The Edgar Winter Group peaked at number 18 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1979, “At Home He's A Tourist” by Gang Of Four peaked at number 58 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1979, “Boogie Man” by Match peaked at number 48 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1979, “Crackin' Up” by Nick Lowe peaked at number 34 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1979, “Dance With You” by Carrie Lucas peaked at number 40 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1979, “Easy Come, Easy Go” by Sutherland Brothers peaked at number 50 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1973, “Goodbye Is Just Another Word” by The New Seekers peaked at number 36 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1973, “Groover” by T. Rex peaked at number 4 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1979, “Halfway Hotel” by Voyager peaked at number 33 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1979, “Head Over Heels In Love” by Kevin Keegan peaked at number 31 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1979, “I Fought The Law” by The Clash peaked at number 22 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1973, “I'm Gonna Love You Just A Little More Baby” by Barry White peaked at number 23 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1973, “Rubber Bullets” by 10cc peaked at number 1 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1979, “Say When” by Lene Lovich peaked at number 19 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1973, “Sweet Illusion” by Junior Campbell peaked at number 15 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1979, “Talk To Me” by Third World peaked at number 56 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1979, “You're The Greatest Lover” by Jonathan King peaked at number 67 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

Australian 1970s Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1973, ✪ “Space Oddity / The Man Who Sold The World” by David Bowie peaked at number 9 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1979, “Chase / Love's Theme” by Giorgio Moroder peaked at number 26 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1973, “Daniel / Skyline Pigeon” by Elton John peaked at number 7 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1979, “Disco Nights (Rock Freak) / Boogie Oogie Oogie” by GQ peaked at number 97 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1979, “Georgy Porgy / Child's Anthem” by Toto peaked at number 65 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1973, “Get Down / A Very Extraordinary Sort Of Girl” by Gilbert O'Sullivan peaked at number 6 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1979, “Goodnight Tonight / Daytime Nightime Suffering” by Paul McCartney And Wings peaked at number 6 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1979, “Living For Your Smile / The Shaggy English Sheepdog Shake” by Ol' 55 peaked at number 98 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1979, “Shake Your Groove Thing / All Your Love (Give It Here)” by Peaches And Herb peaked at number 13 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1979, “When I Dream / We Must Believe In Magic” by Jack Clement peaked at number 40 on the Australian pop singles chart.

New Zealand 1970s Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1979, “Hot Stuff” by Donna Summer peaked at number 7 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1979, “Right First Time” by Th' Dudes peaked at number 34 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

Netherlands 1970s Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1979, “Boys Keep Swinging” by David Bowie peaked at number 16 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1973, “Give Me Love (Give Me Peace On Earth)” by George Harrison peaked at number 7 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1973, “Giving It All Away” by Roger Daltrey peaked at number 5 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1979, “Goin' Back To China” by Diesel [NL] peaked at number 34 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1973, “Goodbye, My Love, Goodbye [English]” by Demis Roussos peaked at number 2 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1979, “Hanging On The Telephone” by Blondie peaked at number 20 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1979, “Hot Stuff” by Donna Summer peaked at number 21 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1973, “Hé kom aan” by Dimitri van Toren peaked at number 6 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1979, “Reunited” by Peaches And Herb peaked at number 2 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1979, “Shine A Little Love” by Electric Light Orchestra peaked at number 17 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1979, “Sleeping Bag” by Gruppo Sportivo peaked at number 43 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1979, “We Gotta Get Out Of This Place” by Gilla peaked at number 40 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

Switzerland 1970s Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1979, “Hot Stuff” by Donna Summer peaked at number 1 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 1979, “Ruf' Teddybär eins-vier” by Jonny Hill peaked at number 11 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 1979, “Some Girls” by Racey peaked at number 2 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

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