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The 70's Datebook for November 15

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In 1970, ED SULLIVAN SHOW Musical Guests: BILLY JOE ROYAL, JOE SOUTH, TOMMY ROE

In 1971, Grand Funk Railroad release their sixth album, “E Pluribus Funk.” Though the album doesnʹt do much for the critics, it climbs to number five.

In 1971, Ringo Starrʹs spaghetti western movie “Blindman” debuts in Rome

In 1971, “Bob Dylanʹs Greatest Hits Volume II” album by Bob Dylan was released

In 1971, “Grateful Dead” album by Grateful Dead was certified Gold by the RIAA

In 1972, “I Am Woman” album by Helen Reddy was released

In 1973, “Angie” single by The Rolling Stones was certified Gold by the RIAA

In 1973, “Band On The Run” album by Paul McCartney and Wings was released

In 1974, On Another World, Rachel Davis (Victoria Wyndham) had an erotic dream about her ex-husband, Steve Frame (George Reinholt).

In 1974, Ringo releases “Goodnight Vienna” and “Only You” in United Kingdom.

In 1974, The disaster motion picture “Earthquake” starring Charlton Heston, Ava Gardner, and Genevieve Bujold opened in many movie theaters in the U.S.A. It featured “Sensurround” with low-frequency noises supposed to suggest a quake.

In 1974, The group, Faces, released their tune with the longest title this day. “You Can Make Me Dance, Sing or Anything (Even Take the Dog for a Walk, Mend a Fuse, Fold Away the Ironing Board, Or Any Other Domestic Shortcomings)”. It was their last single. Two years later, Rod Stewart left them permanently to pursue his solo career.

In 1974, The most expensive two-record album was released on Casablanca Records. It was a comedy disc titled, “Hereʹs Johnny: Magic Moments from the Tonight Show”.

In 1974, TVʹS MIDNIGHT SPECIAL Appearing: BARRY WHITE and the LOVE UNLIMITED ORCHESTRA, ERIC BURDON BAND

In 1974, United Kingdom single release: “Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds” / “One Day The Time”, by Elton John. United Kingdom LP release: “Goodnight Vienna”. Side note: Elton John was a favorite singer of then upcoming actress Valerie Bertinelli who would co-star in the series “One Day at a Time” the following year in 1975.

In 1974, “Heart Like A Wheel” album by Linda Ronstadt was released

In 1975, COVER OF “NEW MUSICAL EXPRESS” BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN and BOB DYLAN share the cover of Britainʹs leading music magazine

In 1975, On the cover of TV Guide: “David Soul and Paul Michael Glaser of Starsky and Hutch”. Other Articles: Trekkies Convention, George Peppard

In 1975, R.C., “Heat Wave” by Linda Ronstadt peaked at number five on the pop singles chart.

In 1975, R.C., “King Kong (part 1)” by Jimmy Castor Bunch peaked at #69 on the pop singles chart.

In 1975, R.C., “Who Loves Who” by Four Seasons peaked at number three on the pop singles chart.

In 1975, TVʹS “SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE” Host: ROBERT KLEIN; Musical Guests: ABBA (“WATERLOO,” “SOS”); LOUDON WAINWRIGHT III.

In 1975, “Helen Reddyʹs Greatest Hits” album by Helen Reddy was released

In 1976, “The Pretender” album by Jackson Browne was certified Gold by the RIAA

In 1976, “The Song Remains The Same” album by Led Zeppelin was certified Platinum by the RIAA

In 1978, Chic is awarded its second gold record of 1978 for “Le Freak,” which will hit number one in January 1979. The group had earlier received a gold record for “Dance, Dance, Dance.”

In 1978, Echo and the Bunnymen give their performance debut. Ericʹs Club, Liverpool, England.

In 1978, “The Best Of Earth, Wind and Fire — Vol. I” album by Earth, Wind and Fire was released

In 1978, “Totally Hot” album by Olivia Newton-John was certified Gold by the RIAA

In 1979, ABC-TV announced it would broadcast nightly specials on the Iran hostage crisis. In March, “Nightline” is born out of the nightly Iran updates.

In 1974, "Earthquake" was released in movie theaters in the U.S.A.

In 1978, "Blue Fin" was released by Pacific International Enterprises / South Australian Film Corporation / McElroy and McElroy; Carl Schultz (director); Sonia Borg (screenplay); Hardy Krüger, Greg Rowe, Liddy Clark, Elspeth Ballantyne, John Jarratt, Hugh Keays-Byrne; Family; Live Action

In 1978, "The Further Adventures of the Wilderness Family" was released by Pacific International Enterprises; Frank Zuniga (director); Arthur R. Dubs (screenplay); Robert Logan, Susan Damante-Shaw, Heather Rattray, Ham Larsen, George Buck Flower; Adventure, Family; Live Action

In 1978, "Just a Gigolo" was released by United Artists Classics; David Hemmings (director); Ennio De Concini, Joshua Sinclair (screenplay); David Bowie, Sydne Rome, Kim Novak, David Hemmings, Maria Schell, Curd Jürgens, Marlene Dietrich, Erika Pluhar, Hilde Weissner, Werner Pochath, Rudolf Schündler, Evelyn Künneke; Drama; Live Action

In 1978, "The Lord of the Rings" was released by United Artists / Fantasy Films; Ralph Bakshi (director); Peter S. Beagle, Chris Conkling (screenplay); Christopher Guard, William Squire, Michael Scholes, John Hurt, Simon Chandler, Dominic Guard, Norman Bird, Michael Graham Cox, Anthony Daniels, David Buck, Peter Woodthorpe, Fraser Kerr, Philip Stone, Michael Deacon, André Morell, Alan Tilvern, Annette Crosbie, John Westbrook; Fantasy; Animation

U.S. 1970s Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1975, ✪ “King Kong” by The Jimmy Castor Bunch peaked at number 69 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1975, “Are You Sure Hank Done It This Way” by Waylon Jennings peaked at number 60 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1975, “Better By The Pound” by Parliament/Funkadelic (Funkadelic) peaked at number 99 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1975, “Bringing It Back” by Elvis Presley peaked at number 65 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1975, “Change With The Times” by Van McCoy peaked at number 46 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1975, “Diamonds And Rust” by Joan Baez peaked at number 35 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1975, “Help Me Make It (To My Rockin' Chair)” by B.J. Thomas peaked at number 64 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1975, “Just Too Many People” by Melissa Manchester peaked at number 30 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1975, “Keep On Tryin'” by Poco peaked at number 50 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1975, “Louisiana Lou And Three Card Monty John” by The Allman Brothers Band peaked at number 78 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1975, “Love Is A Rose / Heatwave” by Linda Ronstadt peaked at number 5 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1975, “The Music Never Stopped” by Grateful Dead peaked at number 81 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1975, “What A Difference A Day Makes” by Esther Phillips peaked at number 20 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1975, “Who Loves You” by Frankie Valli And The Four Seasons peaked at number 3 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

Canada 1970s Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1975, “Bad Blood” by Neil Sedaka peaked at number 1 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1975, “Bringing It Back” by Elvis Presley peaked at number 82 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1975, “It Only Takes A Minute” by Tavares peaked at number 9 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1975, “Manhattan Spiritual” by Mike Post peaked at number 73 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1975, “Miracles” by Jefferson Starship peaked at number 5 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1975, “New Orleans” by The Stampeders peaked at number 29 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1975, “S.O.S.” by ABBA peaked at number 21 on the Canada pop singles chart.

U.K. 1970s Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1975, “Blue Guitar” by Justin Heyward And John Lodge peaked at number 8 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1975, “Change With The Times” by Van McCoy peaked at number 36 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1975, “Goodbye-Ee” by 14-18 peaked at number 33 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1975, “I Ain't Lyin'” by George McCrae peaked at number 12 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1975, “Lyin' Eyes” by The Eagles peaked at number 23 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1975, “New York Groove” by Hello peaked at number 9 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1975, “Papa-Oom-Mow-Mow” by Gary Glitter peaked at number 38 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

Australian 1970s Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1975, ✪ “The Biggest Parakeets In Town / I Wasn't Wrong About You” by Jud Strunk peaked at number 68 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1975, “Ain't No Way To Treat A Lady / Long Time Looking” by Helen Reddy peaked at number 94 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1975, “Barbados / Sandy” by Typically Tropical peaked at number 20 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1975, “Could It Be Magic / I Am Your Child” by Barry Manilow peaked at number 70 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1975, “Denim And Lace / Take Me” by Marty Rhone peaked at number 8 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1975, “Fallin' In Love / So Good At Lovin' You” by Hamilton, Joe Frank And Reynolds peaked at number 64 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1975, “No Woman, No Cry / Lively Up Yourself” by Bob Marley And The Wailers peaked at number 97 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1975, “Paloma Blanca / Dream Boat” by The George Baker Selection peaked at number 2 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1975, “Poetry Man / Either or Both” by Phoebe Snow peaked at number 60 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1975, “Reunion / Break These Chains” by The Seekers peaked at number 83 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1975, “The Love Game / St. Louis” by John Paul Young peaked at number 4 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1975, “The Melbourne Cup / Carry My Own Guitar” by Slim Dusty peaked at number 91 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1975, “Wasted Days And Wasted Nights / I Love My Rancho Grande” by Freddy Fender peaked at number 9 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1975, “You / World Of Stone” by George Harrison peaked at number 74 on the Australian pop singles chart.

New Zealand 1970s Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1975, “Blanket On The Ground” by Billie Jo Spears peaked at number 11 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1975, “Help Me, Rhonda” by Johnny Rivers peaked at number 34 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1975, “Take Your Daddy For A Ride” by Jim Gilstrap peaked at number 13 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

Netherlands 1970s Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1975, “Chanson d'amour” by Kamahl peaked at number 20 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1975, “Footstompin' Music” by Hamilton Bohannon peaked at number 13 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1975, “M'n beste vriendin” by Mieke peaked at number 12 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1975, “Sjakie van de hoek” by Conny Vandenbos peaked at number 8 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1975, “Sky High” by Jigsaw peaked at number 19 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1975, “Thanks For The Love” by Earth And Fire peaked at number 9 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1975, “That's The Way (I Like It)” by K.C. And The Sunshine Band peaked at number 1 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1975, “Veenhuizen” by Alias Berger peaked at number 25 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

Sweden 1970s Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1975, “Action” by The Sweet peaked at number 2 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

In 1975, “Barbados” by Typically Tropical peaked at number 11 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

In 1975, “Can't Give You Anything (But My Love)” by The Stylistics peaked at number 15 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

In 1975, “Fox On The Run” by The Sweet peaked at number 10 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

In 1975, “Moonlighting” by Leo Sayer peaked at number 7 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

In 1975, “Om och om och om igen” by Birgitta Wollgård And Salut peaked at number 4 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

In 1975, “Paloma Blanca” by The George Baker Selection peaked at number 1 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

In 1975, “Rhinestone Cowboy” by Glen Campbell peaked at number 17 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

In 1975, “Soleado” by Daniel Sentacruz Ensemble peaked at number 3 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

In 1975, “You” by George Harrison peaked at number 19 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

Austria 1970s Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1975, “Der Zar und das Mädchen (Besser frei wie ein Vogel zu leben, als im goldenen Käfig zu sein)” by Mireille Mathieu peaked at number 6 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 1975, “Down By The River [Newly Recorded Version]” by Albert Hammond peaked at number 11 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 1975, “Ja, ja der Peter der ist schlau” by Vicky Leandros peaked at number 15 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 1975, “Paloma Blanca” by Nina And Mike peaked at number 7 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 1975, “The Hustle” by Van McCoy And The Soul City Symphony peaked at number 13 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 1975, “The Last Farewell (For You Are Beautiful)” by Roger Whittaker peaked at number 19 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 1975, “Tu t'en vas” by Alain Barrière peaked at number 1 on the Austria pop singles chart.

Norway 1970s Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1975, “Sailing” by Rod Stewart peaked at number 1 on the Norway pop singles chart.

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