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The 70's Datebook for August 26

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In 1971, “Dan August” (TV Crime Drama) aired for the last time. Coincidentally, the show aired for teh last time in the month of August.

In 1972, R.C., “Brandy (Youʹre A Fine Girl)” by Looking Glass peaked at number one on the pop singles chart.

In 1972, R.C., “Coconut” by Nilsson peaked at number eight on the pop singles chart.

In 1972, R.C., “Hold Your Head Up” by Argent peaked at number five on the pop singles chart.

In 1973, University of Texas at Arlington becomes the first accredited school to offer a course in belly dancing.

In 1974, John Denver recorded "Thank God I'm A Country Boy" at the Universal Amphitheatre in Los Angeles in his first night of concerts that become the double album An Evening With John Denver.

In 1975, Glen Campbell was at #1 on the US Country singles chart with "Rhinestone Cowboy". The song was one of six songs released in 1975 that topped both the Billboard Hot 100 and Billboard Hot Country Singles charts. The other songs were "Before the Next Teardrop Falls" by Freddy Fender; "(Hey Won't You Play) Another Somebody Done Somebody Wrong Song" by B.J. Thomas, "Thank God I'm a Country Boy" and "I'm Sorry"/"Calypso," both by John Denver; and "Convoy" by C.W. McCall.

In 1975, R.C., “Cut The Cake” by The Average White Band hit number one on the Rʹn B pop singles chart.

In 1975, “Adam-12”, TV Crime Drama; last aired on NBC after seven years.

In 1978, Cardinal Albino Luciani (al-BEEʹ-noh loo-CHYAHʹ-nee) of Venice was elected the 264th Pope of the Roman Catholic Church following the death of Paul the Sixth. The new pontiff took the name Pope John Paul I. He died 33 days later, on September 28.

In 1978, R.C., “Grease” by Frankie Valli peaked at number one on the pop singles chart.

In 1978, R.C., “Love Will Find A Way” by Pablo Cruise peaked at number six on the pop singles chart.

In 1978, R.C., “Magnet and Steel” by Walter Egan peaked at number eight on the pop singles chart.

In 1979, Phil Collins joins Peter Gabriel onstage at the Redding Festival for a version of the Genesis classic, “The Lamb Lies Down On Broadway.”

In 1976, "The Last Tycoon" was released in movie theaters in the U.S.A.

In 1977, "Joyride" was released by American International Pictures; Joseph Ruben (director/screenplay); Peter Rainer (screenplay); Desi Arnaz, Jr., Robert Carradine, Melanie Griffith, Anne Lockhart, Tom Ligon, Cliff Lenz, Robert Loper, Diana Grayf; Adventure; Live Action

U.S. 1970s Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1972, ✪ “Coconut” by Nilsson peaked at number 8 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1972, “A Sunday Kind Of Love” by Lenny Welch peaked at number 96 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1978, “Arms Of Mary” by Chilliwack peaked at number 67 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1978, “Back In My Arms Again” by Genya Ravan peaked at number 92 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1972, “Brandy (You're A Fine Girl)” by Looking Glass peaked at number 1 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1978, “California Nights” by The Sweet peaked at number 76 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1972, “Goodbye To Love” by The Carpenters peaked at number 7 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1978, “Grease” by Frankie Valli peaked at number 1 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1972, “Hold Your Head Up” by Argent peaked at number 5 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1978, “If You Wanna Do A Dance” by The (Detroit) Spinners peaked at number 49 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1972, “Lookin' Through The Windows” by The Jackson 5 peaked at number 16 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1978, “Love Will Find A Way” by Pablo Cruise peaked at number 6 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1978, “Magnet And Steel” by Walter Egan peaked at number 8 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1972, “Motorcycle Mama” by Sailcat peaked at number 12 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1972, “My Guy” by Petula Clark peaked at number 70 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1978, “Rivers Of Babylon” by Boney M. peaked at number 30 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1972, “Small Beginnings” by Flash peaked at number 29 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1978, “Time For Me To Fly” by REO Speedwagon peaked at number 56 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1972, “What A Wonderful Thing We Have” by Fabulous Rhinestones peaked at number 78 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1972, “Wholy Holy” by Aretha Franklin peaked at number 81 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

Canada 1970s Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1972, ✪ “School's Out” by Alice Cooper peaked at number 3 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1972, “A Simple Man” by Lobo peaked at number 43 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1972, “Breaking Up Is Hard To Do” by The Partridge Family peaked at number 18 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1978, “Comin' Right Down On Top Of Me” by April Wine peaked at number 46 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1978, “Copacabana (At The Copa)” by Barry Manilow peaked at number 7 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1978, “I'm Not Gonna Let It Bother Me Tonight” by The Atlanta Rhythm Section peaked at number 15 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1978, “Is The Night Too Cold For Dancin'?” by Randy Bachman peaked at number 83 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1978, “It's Really You” by The Tarney-Spencer Band peaked at number 90 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1978, “Life's Been Good” by Joe Walsh peaked at number 11 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1978, “Light Up Your Love” by Ronney Abramson peaked at number 81 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1972, “Motorcycle Mama” by Sailcat peaked at number 14 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1972, “New York Is Closed Tonight” by Greenfield peaked at number 34 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1978, “Ready Or Not” by Helen Reddy peaked at number 70 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1972, “Smoke Gets In Your Eyes” by Blue Haze peaked at number 13 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1978, “Stay/The Load-Out” by Jackson Browne peaked at number 19 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1978, “Three Times A Lady” by The Commodores peaked at number 1 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1972, “When You Say Love” by Sonny And Cher peaked at number 16 on the Canada pop singles chart.

U.K. 1970s Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1972, “10538 Overture” by Electric Light Orchestra peaked at number 9 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1978, “Cold As Ice” by Foreigner peaked at number 24 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1978, “Forever Autumn” by Jeff Wayne Featuring Justin Hayward peaked at number 5 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1978, “Magic Mind” by Earth, Wind And Fire peaked at number 54 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1978, “Sign Of The Times” by Bryan Ferry peaked at number 37 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1978, “Supernature” by Cerrone peaked at number 8 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1978, “Who Are You” by The Who peaked at number 18 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

Australian 1970s Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1972, ✪ “The Candy Man” by Sammy Davis, Jr. With The Mike Curb Congregation peaked at number 3 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1978, “Because The Night / God Speed” by The Patti Smith Group peaked at number 15 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1978, “Feels So Good / Maui-Waui” by Chuck Mangione peaked at number 49 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1972, “Gypsy Queen” by Country Radio peaked at number 11 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1978, “If You Can't Give Me Love / Cream Dream” by Suzi Quatro peaked at number 10 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1978, “Songbird / Honey Can I Put On Your Clothes” by Barbra Streisand peaked at number 92 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1978, “The Lonely Shepherd / Nadjenka” by Zamfir And James Last peaked at number 35 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1978, “When You Walk In The Room / True Stories / Taxi Rank” by The Sports peaked at number 42 on the Australian pop singles chart.

New Zealand 1970s Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1978, “I Can't Stand The Rain” by Eruption Featuring Precious Wilson peaked at number 4 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1978, “If I Ever Have To Say Goodbye” by John Rowles peaked at number 40 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1978, “Life's Been Good” by Joe Walsh peaked at number 32 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

Netherlands 1970s Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1972, ✪ “Pop Corn” by Anarchic System peaked at number 10 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1978, ✪ “UFO (We Are Not Alone)” by Bolland And Bolland peaked at number 47 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1972, “Dance Cleopatra Dance” by Prince Buster peaked at number 11 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1978, “Doing The Bop” by Jacques van Eijck peaked at number 33 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1978, “Lay Love On You” by Luisa Fernandez peaked at number 4 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1972, “Mario” by Hanny en de Rekels peaked at number 4 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1972, “Michaela” by Bata Illic peaked at number 6 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1978, “Stuff Like That” by Quincy Jones Featuring Ashford And Simpson peaked at number 24 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1978, “Summerwine” by Barry And Eileen peaked at number 12 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1978, “Wet Day In September” by Pussycat peaked at number 8 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

Sweden 1970s Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1978, “Denis” by Blondie peaked at number 19 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

In 1978, “Radio Loves You” by P.R. Battle peaked at number 20 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

In 1978, “Wuthering Heights” by Kate Bush peaked at number 6 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

Norway 1970s Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1972, ✪ “Popcorn” by Hot Butter peaked at number 1 on the Norway pop singles chart.

In 1978, “Automatic Lover” by Dee D. Jackson peaked at number 5 on the Norway pop singles chart.

Switzerland 1970s Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1972, ✪ “Popcorn” by Hot Butter peaked at number 1 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

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