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In 1970, Gold records go to the Rolling Stonesʹ “Get Yer Ya-Yaʹs Out!” (just a month after its release), the Moody Bluesʹ “A Question of Balance,” Neil Youngʹs “After the Goldrush,” and Jimi Hendrix and Otis Reddingʹs “Live at Monterey”, all certified by the RIAA

In 1972, TVʹS FLIP WILSON SHOW Musical Guest: DONNY HATHAWAY

In 1972, “Rock Of Ages” album by The Band was certified Gold by the RIAA

In 1973, In a Brady Bunch episode called “My Brotherʹs Keeper”, Bobby saves Peter from being hit by a falling ladder and the older Brady promises to become Bobbyʹs slave for saving his life. Peter becomes overprotective and insists upon doing all Bobbyʹs chores. Bobby enjoys the situation and soon is unloading projects on Peter.

In 1973, John Lennonʹs “Mind Games” album was released in the U.S.

In 1973, The album “Ringo” by Ringo Starr was released in the U.S.

In 1973, THE MIDNIGHT SPECIAL Host CHUCK BERRY welcomes FLEETWOOD MAC, EDGAR WINTER GROUP, JOHNNY TAYLOR (“WHOʹS MAKING LOVE”, “I BELIEVE IN YOU, YOU BELIEVE IN ME”)

In 1973, Wolfman Jack is lucky enough to guest star on “The Songwriters” episode of “The Odd Couple,” when Felix write a love song “Happy and peppy and bursting with love” for Jaye P. Morgan (as herself), who winds up singing it…to Oscar.

In 1973, “Life and Times” album by Jim Croce was certified Gold by the RIAA

In 1973, “The Smoker You Drink, The Player You Get” album by Joe Walsh was certified Gold by the RIAA

In 1974, George Harrison begins his first tour in eight years and makes his first onstage appearance since the Bangla Desh concerts three years ago, in Vancouver. It will be a troublesome tour for him as his voice is ravaged after LP sessions and tour rehearsals. He stopped touring soon thereafter.

In 1974, Hank Aaron traveled to Japan to meet Sadaharu Oh in a home run hitting contest. In his 20 swings, Oh hit nine out of the park. Aaron followed with ten in 18 swings…and skipped the last two. While he was in Japan, Aaron was traded from the Atlanta Braves to the Milwaukee Brewers. He had requested the trade so he could become, at 40 years old, a designated hitter.

In 1974, On the cover of TV Guide: “cast of M*A*S*H”. Other Articles: Jeffersons, Born Free

In 1974, R.C., “Canʹt Get Enough” by Bad Company peaked at number five on the pop singles chart.

In 1974, R.C., “Donʹt Eat The Yellow Snow” by Frank Zappa peaked at #86 on the pop singles chart.

In 1974, R.C., “The Bitch Is Back” by Elton John peaked at number four on the pop singles chart.

In 1974, R.C., “You Havenʹt Done Nothin” by Stevie Wonder peaked at number one on the pop singles chart.

In 1974, The number one selling album “So Far” is a 'best-of' collection from Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young.

In 1975, TV Guide Listing: 8 p.m./ET “The Six Million Dollar Man” (ABC): Football star Larry Csonka plays a gridiron hero kidnapped by a jealous teammate whoʹs being forced to retire because of age and injuries. Steve Austin: Lee Majors.

In 1977, On Ryan's Hope, after the Ryan's locked them in the storeroom, Jack (Michael Levin) fought with Mary (Kate Mulgrew). Later, Mary left Jack speechless when she told him that she and Tom had never been lovers.

In 1977, “My Aim Is True” album by Elvis Costello was released

In 1978, David Cassidyʹs ill-fated “David Cassidy: Man Undercover” series debuts on NBC.

In 1978, On the cover of “Rolling Stone”: Gilda Radner

In 1978, Two Soviet cosmonauts returned to Earth from the Salyut Six space station after setting a new space endurance record of 139 days, 14 hours.

In 1979, Mick and Bianca Jagger divorced. They had married in 1971.

In 1979, On As the World Turns, Lisa Colman (Eileen Fulton) wanted her fiancé, Bennett Hadley (Doug Higgins), to fire his maid, Hester Pierce (Ann Stanchfield). He gave Hester the night off instead.

In 1979, THE MIDNIGHT SPECIAL: Hosts K.C. and The Sunshine Band (“PLEASE DONʹT GO”), plus M (“POP MUSIC”), MICHAEL JACKSON (“DONʹT STOP TIL YOU GET ENOUGH”), DENIECE WILLIAMS, KOOL and THE GANG.

In 1979, The movie version of The Whoʹs “Quadrophenia”, which features Sting, opens.

In 1977, "Madame Rosa" was released by Warner Bros. Pictures; Moshé Mizrahi (director/screenplay); Simone Signoret, Michal Bat-Adam, Samy Ben-Youb, Gabriel Jabbour, Geneviève Fontanel, Claude Dauphin, Costa-Gavras, Bernard La Jarrige, Elio Bencoli, Stella Annicette, El Kebir, Ibrahim Seck, Mohamed Zinet; Drama; Live Action

In 1978, "Caravans" was released by Universal Pictures / FIDCI; James Fargo (director); Nancy Voyles Crawford, Thomas A. McMahon, Lorraine Williams (screenplay); Anthony Quinn, Jennifer O'Neill, Michael Sarrazin, Behrouz Vossoughi, Christopher Lee, Barry Sullivan, Jeremy Kemp, Joseph Cotten, Mohammad-Ali Keshavarz, Duncan Quinn, Behrouz Gramian, Parviz Gharib-Afshar, Fahimeh Amouzandeh, Mohammad Kahnemoui, Khosrow Tabatabai; Adventure, Drama; Live Action

In 1979, "Bear Island" was released by United Artists / Selkirk Films / Canadian Film Development Corporation / Bear Island Films; Don Sharp (director/screenplay); David Butler, Murray Smith (screenplay); Donald Sutherland, Vanessa Redgrave, Richard Widmark, Christopher Lee, Lloyd Bridges, Bruce Greenwood, Barbara Parkins, Patricia Collins, Mark Jones, August Schellenberg, Candace O'Connor, Michael Collins, Michael J. Reynolds, Lawrence Dane, Hagan Beggs, Nicholas Cortland, Joseph Golland, Richard Wren, Robert Stelmach, Terry Waterhouse; Thriller; Live Action

In 1979, "Promises in the Dark" was released by Orion Pictures; Jerome Hellman (director); Loring Mandel (screenplay); Marsha Mason, Ned Beatty, Susan Clark, Michael Brandon, Kathleen Beller, Paul Clemens, Donald Moffat, Philip Sterling, Bonnie Bartlett, James Noble, Peggy McCay, Fran Bennett, Arthur Rosenberg, Robert Doran, Lenora May, Alexandra Johnson, Eloise Hardt, Bernie Kuby, Karen Anders, Edith Fields, Alice Beardsley; Drama; Live Action

In 1979, "Quadrophenia" was released by World-Northal Corporation / The Who Films Ltd; Franc Roddam (director/screenplay); Dave Humphries, Martin Stellman, Pete Townshend (screenplay); Phil Daniels, Leslie Ash, Toyah Willcox, Philip Davis, Mark Wingett, Sting, Ray Winstone, Gary Shail, Garry Cooper, Trevor Laird, Andy Sayce, Kate Williams, Michael Elphick, Kim Neve, Benjamin Whitrow, Daniel Peacock, Jeremy Child, John Phillips, Timothy Spall, Patrick Murray, George Innes, John Bindon, P.H. Moriarty, Hugh Lloyd, Gary Holton, John Altman, Jesse Birdsall, Olivier Pierre, Julian Firth, Simon Gipps-Kent, Mickey Royce, Dave Cash, John Blundell; Drama; Live Action

In 1979, "Running" was released by Universal Pictures; Steven Hilliard Stern (director/screenplay); Michael Douglas, Susan Anspach, Chuck Shamata, Eugene Levy, Philip Akin, Gordon Clapp, Lawrence Dane, Lesleh Donaldson, Robin Duke, David Eisner, Giancarlo Esposito, Marvin Goldhar, Jim McKay, Tony Rosato, Murray Westgate, Trudy Young, Robert Hannah, Shawn Lawrence, Jennifer McKinney, Monica Parker; Sports, Drama; Live Action

U.S. 1970s Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1974, ✪ “Don't Eat The Yellow Snow” by Frank Zappa peaked at number 86 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1974, “Bring Back The Love Of Yesterday” by The Dells peaked at number 87 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1974, “Can't Get Enough” by Bad Company peaked at number 5 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1974, “Candy's Going Bad” by Golden Earring peaked at number 91 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1974, “Distant Lover” by Marvin Gaye peaked at number 28 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1974, “I Can't Leave You Alone” by George McCrae peaked at number 50 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1974, “La La Peace Song” by O.C. Smith peaked at number 62 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1974, “Loose Booty” by Sly And The Family Stone peaked at number 84 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1974, “Pretzel Logic” by Steely Dan peaked at number 57 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1974, “She Called Me Baby” by Charlie Rich peaked at number 47 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1974, “The Bitch Is Back” by Elton John peaked at number 4 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1974, “Travelin' Shoes” by Elvin Bishop peaked at number 61 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1974, “Virgin Man” by Smokey Robinson peaked at number 56 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1974, “You Haven't Done Nothin'” by Stevie Wonder peaked at number 1 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

Canada 1970s Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1974, ✪ “Pencil Thin Mustache” by Jimmy Buffett peaked at number 75 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1974, “Blood Is Thicker Than Water” by William DeVaughn peaked at number 56 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1974, “Can't Get Enough” by Bad Company peaked at number 3 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1974, “Devotion” by Earth, Wind And Fire peaked at number 55 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1974, “Give It To The People” by The Righteous Brothers peaked at number 27 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1974, “I'm A Dreamer” by Scrubbaloe Caine peaked at number 57 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1974, “Love Me For A Reason” by The Osmonds peaked at number 18 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1974, “The Bitch Is Back” by Elton John peaked at number 1 on the Canada pop singles chart.

U.K. 1970s Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1974, “Whatever Gets You Thru' The Night” by John Lennon With The Plastic Ono Nuclear Band Featuring Elton John peaked at number 36 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1974, “You Haven't Done Nothin'” by Stevie Wonder peaked at number 30 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

Australian 1970s Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1974, ✪ “Bonaparte's Retreat / Too Many Mornings” by Glen Campbell peaked at number 4 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1974, “An Eriskay Love Lift” by Suzanne Steele peaked at number 95 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1974, “Carefree Highway / Seven Island Suite” by Gordon Lightfoot peaked at number 74 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1974, “If You Go Away / Me And You” by Terry Jacks peaked at number 63 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1974, “That Song Is Driving Me Crazy / Forget It” by Tom T. Hall peaked at number 54 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1974, “Tonight / Silent Movie Queen” by The Rubettes peaked at number 98 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1974, “You Can't Be A Beacon (If Your Light Don't Shine) / Just A Friend Of Mine” by Donna Fargo peaked at number 70 on the Australian pop singles chart.

Netherlands 1970s Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1974, “(You're) Having My Baby” by Paul Anka With Odia Coates peaked at number 14 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1974, “I'm Leaving It All Up To You” by Donny And Marie Osmond peaked at number 4 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1974, “Rosita” by André Moss peaked at number 11 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1974, “She's A Winner” by The Intruders peaked at number 18 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1974, “Such A Night” by Ricky Gordon peaked at number 5 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1974, “Whatever Gets You Thru' The Night” by John Lennon With The Plastic Ono Nuclear Band Featuring Elton John peaked at number 21 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

Norway 1970s Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1974, “Goodbye, My Love, Goodbye [English]” by Demis Roussos peaked at number 3 on the Norway pop singles chart.

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