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In 1970, On Another World, after being jilted by the man she loved, Wayne Addison (Robert Milli), Liz (Nancy Wickwire) was convinced she had no life. "I have nothing," she told her daughter, Susan (Lisa Cameron). "Nothing that matters."

In 1971, It was “John and Yoko Day” on “The Dick Cavett Show” on ABC, as the couple promoted Lennonʹs new LP (“Imagine”) and film (“Imagine”) and Yokoʹs book, two films and a fine arts show.

In 1972, R.C., “Ben” by Michael Jackson peaked at number one on the pop singles chart; it was a song about a rat. Pretty scary, huh?

In 1972, R.C., “Everybody Plays The Fool” by The Main Ingredient peaked at number three on the pop singles chart.

In 1972, R.C., “You Wear It Well” by Rod Stewart peaked at #13 on the pop singles chart.

In 1972, The Spinners have their first R&B number one, “Iʹll Be Around.”

In 1972, What show combines philosophy, Westerns and chop-socky action? Well, Grasshopper, ABCʹs “Kung Fu.” The series stars David Carradine as a pebble-snatching Buddhist monk searching for his long-lost brother as he evades Chinese and American agents.

In 1973, 42-year-old future Baseball Hall of Fame center fielder Willie Maysʹ last MLB career hit, as New York Mets beat Aʹs, 10-7 in World Series Game 2 in Oakland.

In 1973, The Nashville Songwriters Hall Of Fame added Don Gibson ("I Can't Stop Loving You"), Jack Clement ("Ballad Of A Teenage Queen"), Harlan Howard ("Busted"), Roger Miller, Ed and Steve Nelson ("Bouquet Of Roses") and Willie Nelson.

In 1975, Kissʹ “Rock and Roll All Nite” single is released.

In 1975, “Happy Days” A top 20 series for eight of its 11 seasons, Happy Days often focused on the brotherly relationship between two '50s stereotypes: Richie Cunningham (Ron Howard, right, with Pat Morita), the clean-cut boy next door, and his idol, Fonzie (Henry Winkler), the coolest motorcycle-riding high school dropout in all of Milwaukee. “Richie Fights Back” finds straight- arrow Richie being tyrannized by a pair of bullies. “Iʹm going to teach you the secret of being tough,” Fonzie assures Richie, who has already tried studying jujitsu with Arnold (Morita). “Of course, with that Howdy Doody face, you can only be so tough.” The secret is nothing earthshaking: Act tough, sound tough, and maybe people will think you are tough. But in the end, it works. Richie stands up to the bullies all by himself. Howdy Doody gets his self-respect back — with a little help from his leather-clad friend.

In 1975, “The Texaco Bob Hope Specials” premiere. The mix includes two-hour extravaganzas around a single topic, such as “Bob Hopeʹs Bicentennial Star Spangled Spectacular on July 4, 1976.”

In 1977, Crooner Bing Crosby died of a heart attack in Spain at the age of 73. Crosby sold more than 300 million records and was featured in more than 50 movies, including “Going Hollywood,” “Waikiki Wedding,” numerous “Road” pictures with Bob Hope, “Going My Way,” “The Bells of Saint Maryʹs,” “High Society,” “The Country Girl,” “Robin and the seven Hoods” and others. His recording of “White Christmas” topped Billboardʹs pop chart for a combined 14 weeks during three different years, and sold more than 30 million copies.

In 1977, During an otherwise boring press conference, Anita Bryant gets a cherry cream pie in the face courtesy of gay activist Thom Higgins. Bryant doesnʹt press charges.

In 1977, TVʹS MIDNIGHT SPECIAL Hosts MARILYN McCOO and BILLY DAVIS Jr. plus RANDY NEWMAN, ALAN PARSONS PROJECT (“I WOULDNʹT WANT TO BE LIKE YOU”), CONWAY TWITTY

In 1977, “Sanford Arms”, TV Comedy; last aired on NBC. It lasted a month without Sanford and Son there.

In 1978, Movie: “Rescue from Gilliganʹs Island”. When a decaying Russian satellite crashes on the island, the Professor uses a key component for a barometer. With that device, he learns that a massive wave is going to swamp the island. In desperation, the castaways lash their huts together into one structure in order to have any chance to ride the disaster out. The wave strikes the island and the hut is swept out to sea. Once there, Gilligan accidents starts a fire trying to cook a meal and nearly burns the floating hut down. Occupied with stopping the fire, the gang fails to notice that the smoke caught the attention of a naval helicopter who summoned a ship to rescue the castaways. In triumph, they return to Hawaii, only to learn that things have changed over the years and they will have trouble fitting in. To further complicate matters, two Russian spies are after that key component that Gilligan now wears as a necklace. At the end the castaways plan a reunion trip back to Gilliganʹs Island, and wouldnʹt you know it, they get stranded again.

In 1978, R.C., “Back In The U.S.A.” by Linda Ronstadt peaked at #16 on the pop singles chart.

In 1978, R.C., “Josie” by Steely Dan peaked at #26 on the pop singles chart. It had nothing to do with the Pussycats.

In 1978, R.C., “Louie Louie” by John Belushi peaked at #89 on the pop singles chart. It was from the movie “Animal House”.

In 1978, R.C., “Love Is In The Air” by John Paul Young peaked at number seven on the pop singles chart.

In 1978, R.C., “Sheʹs Always A Woman” by Billy Joel peaked at #17 on the pop singles chart.

In 1978, TVʹS “SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE” Musical Guests: DEVO

In 1977, "The Chicken Chronicles" was released by AVCO Embassy Pictures; Frank Simon (director); Paul Diamond (screenplay); Phil Silvers, Ed Lauter, Steve Guttenberg, Lisa Reeves, Gino Baffa, Meridith Baer, Branscombe Richmond, Jon Gries, Raven De La Croix; Comedy; Live Action

In 1977, "Starship Invasions" was released by Warner Bros. Pictures / Hal Roach Studios; Ed Hunt (director/screenplay); Robert Vaughn, Christopher Lee, Daniel Pilon, Helen Shaver, Sean McCann, Tiiu Leek, Henry Ramer, Victoria Johnson, Doreen Lipson, Kate Parr, Sherri Ross, Linda Rennhofer, Richard Fitzpatrick, Ted Turner, Bob Warner, Kurt Schiegl; Sci-Fi; Live Action

U.S. 1970s Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1978, ✪ “Louie Louie” by John Belushi peaked at number 89 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1978, “5-7-0-5” by City Boy peaked at number 27 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1978, “Back In The U.S.A.” by Linda Ronstadt peaked at number 16 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1972, “Ben” by Michael Jackson peaked at number 1 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1972, “Best Thing” by Styx peaked at number 82 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1972, “Colorado” by Danny Holien peaked at number 66 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1972, “Everybody Plays The Fool” by Main Ingredient peaked at number 3 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1972, “Guess Who” by B.B. King peaked at number 62 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1978, “Josie” by Steely Dan peaked at number 26 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1978, “London Town” by Paul McCartney And Wings peaked at number 39 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1978, “Love Is In The Air” by John Paul Young peaked at number 7 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1978, “Martha (Your Lover's Come And Go)” by Gabriel peaked at number 73 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1972, “Rock Me Baby” by David Cassidy peaked at number 38 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1978, “She's Always A Woman” by Billy Joel peaked at number 17 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1972, “Sing A Song/Make Your Own Kind Of Music” by Barbra Streisand peaked at number 94 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1978, “Substitute” by Clout peaked at number 67 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1972, “Use Me” by Bill Withers peaked at number 2 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1972, “You Wear It Well” by Rod Stewart peaked at number 13 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

Canada 1970s Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1978, ✪ “Paradise By The Dashboard Light” by Meat Loaf peaked at number 11 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1972, “Baby Don't Get Hooked On Me” by Mac Davis peaked at number 2 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1972, “Carry Me, Carrie” by Dr. Hook And The Medicine Show peaked at number 82 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1978, “Cry Out For The Sun” by One Horse Blue peaked at number 68 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1978, “Devoted To You” by James Taylor And Carly Simon peaked at number 50 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1972, “Don't Send Someone” by Pinky peaked at number 46 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1978, “Get Off” by Foxy peaked at number 22 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1978, “Heartbreaker” by Dolly Parton peaked at number 41 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1978, “Hot Child In The City” by Nick Gilder peaked at number 1 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1972, “I Will Never Pass This Way Again” by Glen Campbell peaked at number 57 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1978, “Kiss You All Over” by Exile peaked at number 2 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1978, “Oh! Darling” by Robin Gibb peaked at number 16 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1978, “Peggy Sue” by The Beach Boys peaked at number 61 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1972, “Play Me” by Neil Diamond peaked at number 6 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1978, “Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band / With A Little Help From My Friends” by The Beatles peaked at number 73 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1972, “Speak To The Sky” by Rick Springfield peaked at number 10 on the Canada pop singles chart.

U.K. 1970s Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1972, ✪ “Mouldy Old Dough” by Lieutenant Pigeon peaked at number 1 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1978, “A Rose Has To Die” by The Dooleys peaked at number 11 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1972, “All Fall Down” by Lindisfarne peaked at number 34 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1972, “Big Six” by Judge Dread peaked at number 11 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1978, “Burn” by Deep Purple peaked at number 45 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1978, “Don't Come Close” by The Ramones peaked at number 39 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1978, “Don't Look Back” by Boston peaked at number 43 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1978, “I Can't Stop Lovin' You (Though I Try)” by Leo Sayer peaked at number 6 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1972, “I Didn't Know I Loved You ('Till I Saw You Rock And Roll)” by Gary Glitter peaked at number 4 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1972, “John I'm Only Dancing” by David Bowie peaked at number 12 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1978, “Montego Bay” by Sugar Cane peaked at number 54 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1978, “Now That We've Found Love” by Third World peaked at number 10 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1972, “You're A Lady” by Peter Skellern peaked at number 3 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

Australian 1970s Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1978, “(You're Such A) Fabulous Dancer / Fat Love” by Wha-Koo peaked at number 10 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1978, “Are You Old Enough / Company” by Dragon peaked at number 1 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1978, “Do It, Do It Again / A Far L'Amore Comincia Tu” by Raffaella Carrà peaked at number 79 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1978, “Hopelessly Devoted To You / Love Is A Many Splendoured Thing” by Olivia Newton-John peaked at number 2 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1978, “Last Dance / With Your Love” by Donna Summer peaked at number 69 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1978, “Let's All Chant / Love Express” by The Michael Zager Band peaked at number 23 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1978, “Love Is Its Own Reward / Love Is Its Own Reward (Instrumental)” by Steve Kipner peaked at number 99 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1978, “Thank God It's Friday / You're The Most Precious Thing In My Life” by Love And Kisses peaked at number 56 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1978, “The Day That My Heart Caught Fire / Lazy Days” by John Paul Young peaked at number 20 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1978, “Two Tickets To Paradise / Don't Worry” by Eddie Money peaked at number 86 on the Australian pop singles chart.

New Zealand 1970s Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1978, “Hangin' On” by Rob Guest peaked at number 17 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1978, “Kiss You All Over” by Exile peaked at number 1 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1978, “Montego Bay” by Meeting Point peaked at number 39 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1978, “Stay” by Jackson Browne peaked at number 10 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1978, “Use Ta Be My Girl” by The O'Jays peaked at number 5 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

Netherlands 1970s Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1978, ✪ “I Put A Spell On You” by Dee Dee [NL] peaked at number 17 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1978, “Grease” by Frankie Valli peaked at number 3 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1978, “I Love America” by Patrick Juvet peaked at number 34 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1978, “I'm Gonna Love You Too” by Blondie peaked at number 6 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1978, “Just The Way You Are” by Johnny Mathis And Deniece Williams peaked at number 42 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1972, “Mama Weer All Crazee Now” by Slade peaked at number 7 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1978, “Oh What A Circus” by David Essex peaked at number 20 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1978, “On The Strip” by Paul Nicholas peaked at number 35 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1972, “Sugar Me” by Lynsey De Paul peaked at number 1 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1972, “Watch Me” by Labi Siffre peaked at number 14 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1972, “Who Was It?” by Hurricane Smith peaked at number 12 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

Austria 1970s Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1978, “Automatic Lover” by Dee D. Jackson peaked at number 11 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 1978, “Dancing In The City” by Marshall Hain peaked at number 6 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 1978, “Follow You Follow Me” by Genesis peaked at number 15 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 1978, “Love Machine” by Supermax peaked at number 9 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 1978, “Miss You” by The Rolling Stones peaked at number 13 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 1978, “One For You, One For Me” by La Bionda peaked at number 5 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 1978, “Still The Same” by Bob Seger And The Silver Bullet Band peaked at number 18 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 1978, “The Race Is On” by Suzi Quatro peaked at number 10 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 1978, “Wuthering Heights” by Kate Bush peaked at number 17 on the Austria pop singles chart.

Norway 1970s Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1978, “Jeg gi'kke opp” by Jahn Teigen peaked at number 6 on the Norway pop singles chart.

Switzerland 1970s Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1978, ✪ “Tom Dooley” by Peter, Sue And Marc peaked at number 8 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

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