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The 70's Datebook for December 30

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In 1970, Musician Paul McCartney sued the remaining three Beatles to dissolve their partnership and gain control of his interests; the suit touched off a bitter feud between McCartney and the others, especially his co-writer on many of the Beatles compositions, John Lennon. The partnership officially came to end in 1974.

In 1970, “The Governor And J.J.”, TV Comedy; last aired on CBS.

In 1971, On The Doctors, Dr. Karen Werner (Laryssa Lauret) asked Dr. Matt Powers (James Pritchett) to help her with the purchase of a new car (because The Price is Right where she could win a new car had yet to premiere on CBS the following September 1972). Dr. Maggie Powers (Lydia Bruce) was not happy to hear her husband had just left the hospital with Karen.

In 1971, THREE DOG NIGHTʹS “HARMONY” Release date for their album featuring “NEVER BEEN TO SPAIN” and “AN OLD FASHIONED LOVE SONG”

In 1972, “Hi, Hi, Hi” by Paul McCartney entered the Top 40 chart.

In 1972, “Rocky Mountain High” album by John Denver was certified Gold by the RIAA

In 1972, “Son Of Schmilsson” album by Nilsson was certified Gold by the RIAA

In 1972, “The Sixth Sense”, TV General Drama; last aired on ABC. Not enough people used their top two senses to see the show.

In 1973, Charlie Rich was at #1 on the US country album chart with Behind Closed Doors. The album received three Country Music Association awards: Best Male Vocalist, Album of the Year, and Single of the Year, for the title song which gave the singer his first #1 hit.

In 1974, The Beatles are legally over, four years to the day after Paul McCartney sued his bandmates to dissolve the partnership.

In 1976, On All My Children: Star-crossed Phil Brentz and Tara Martin married themselves the night before he was shipped off to Vietnam. After many obstacles, the couple made it legal in a 1976 church wedding.

In 1976, Swedish pop group, Abba, the worldʹs most successful singing group this decade, garner a U.S. gold record for their “Greatest Hits” album.

In 1976, The Smothers Brothers, Tom and Dick, played their last show at the Aladdin Hotel in Las Vegas and retired as a team from show business. Each continued as a solo artist. They reunited years later for another stab at TV (on NBC) plus concert appearances that proved very successful.

In 1977, TVʹS MIDNIGHT SPECIAL Hosts MARILYN McCOO and BILLY DAVIS Jr. (“YOU DONʹT HAVE TO BE A STAR”), DAVE MASON (“WE JUST DISAGREE”), BOZ SCAGGS, (“LOWDOWN”, “LIDO SHUFFLE”) in a rerun.

In 1978, A forty-foot giant inflatable pig being photographed for a Pink Floyd album cover breaks loose and floats away, wrecking havoc with London airspace.

In 1978, On the cover of TV Guide: “Dick Clark”. Other Articles: Battlestar Galactica, Vega$

In 1978, “Lifeline”, TV Documentary; last aired on NBC. It ran out of lifelines to keep the show on the schedule.

In 1979, AT THE MOVIES Disneyʹs “THE BLACK HOLE” (Maximillian Schell, Anthony Perkins, Robert Forster, Joseph Bottoms, Yvette Mimieux). Trivia experts take note: this film is the first ever PG-rated Walt Disney Production

In 1979, Emerson, Lake and Palmer, the art-rock supergroup beloved by millions of fans and hated by most rock critics, annouce their break-up. (Fact checked for correct year.)

In 1971, "Diamonds Are Forever" was released by United Artists / Eon Productions; Guy Hamilton (director); Richard Maibaum, Tom Mankiewicz (screenplay); Sean Connery, Jill St. John, Charles Gray, Lana Wood, Jimmy Dean, Bruce Cabot, Bruce Glover, Putter Smith, Norman Burton, Joseph Furst, Bernard Lee, Desmond Llewelyn, Leonard Barr, Lois Maxwell, Margaret Lacey, Joe Robinson, David de Keyser, Laurence Naismith, David Bauer, Sid Haig, Trina Parks, Ed Bishop, Shane Rimmer, Marc Lawrence, Henry Rowland, Cassandra Peterson, Lola Larson; Spy, Action, Adventure, Thriller; Live Action

In 1972, "Way of the Dragon" was released in movie theaters in the U.S.A.

U.S. 1970s Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1972, “Clair” by Gilbert O'Sullivan peaked at number 2 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1972, “Everybody Loves A Love Song” by Mac Davis peaked at number 63 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1972, “Jesus Was A Capricorn” by Kris Kristofferson peaked at number 91 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1972, “No” by Bulldog peaked at number 44 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1972, “Something's Wrong With Me” by Austin Roberts peaked at number 12 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1972, “Sweet Surrender” by Bread peaked at number 15 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1972, “Trouble In My Home” by Joe Simon peaked at number 50 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1972, “Walk On Water” by Neil Diamond peaked at number 17 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1972, “We Need Order” by The Chi-Lites peaked at number 61 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

Canada 1970s Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1972, “Annabelle” by Daniel Boone peaked at number 76 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1978, “Change Of Heart” by Eric Carmen peaked at number 14 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1972, “Corner Of The Sky” by The Jackson 5 peaked at number 35 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1978, “Cuz It's You Girl” by Gypsy (James Walsh Gypsy Band) peaked at number 79 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1978, “I Believe You” by The Carpenters peaked at number 81 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1978, “I Just Wanna Stop” by Gino Vannelli peaked at number 1 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1978, “I Love The Nightlife (Disco 'Round)” by Alicia Bridges peaked at number 3 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1978, “In The Bush” by Musique peaked at number 33 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1972, “Julia Get Up” by Rich Dodson peaked at number 11 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1978, “Miles Away” by Fotomaker peaked at number 77 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1972, “Right On” by Atkinson, Danko And Ford peaked at number 52 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1978, “Run For Home” by Lindisfarne peaked at number 54 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1972, “Same Old Obsession / You Are What I Am” by Gordon Lightfoot peaked at number 34 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1972, “Sing A Song For Me” by Nobody peaked at number 64 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1978, “Strange Way” by Firefall peaked at number 10 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1972, “Sweet Surrender” by Bread peaked at number 4 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1972, “Take The Blindness” by Joey Gregrash peaked at number 14 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1978, “There'll Never Be” by Switch peaked at number 60 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1972, “You Ought To Be With Me” by Al Green peaked at number 12 on the Canada pop singles chart.

Australian 1970s Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1978, ✪ “12 Australian Days Of Christmas / Christmas In Canberra” by Saga And The 2CC Announcers peaked at number 84 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1978, ✪ “Bicycle Race / Fat Bottomed Girls” by Queen peaked at number 25 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1978, ✪ “Y.M.C.A. / The Women” by Village People peaked at number 1 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1978, “After The Rain / The Tour (EP)” by The Angels (Australia) peaked at number 52 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1972, “Children Of The Revolution” by T. Rex peaked at number 13 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1972, “Mama Weer All Crazee Now” by Slade peaked at number 14 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1978, “Mexican Girl / You Took Me By Surprise” by Smokie peaked at number 19 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1978, “Oh What A Circus / High Flying Adored” by David Essex peaked at number 72 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1978, “Trip The Light Fantastic / I Used To Think It Was Easy” by Joanne Mackell peaked at number 66 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1978, “Whenever I Call You "Friend" / Angelique” by Kenny Loggins Featuring Stevie Nicks / Kenny Loggins peaked at number 26 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1978, “You Don't Bring Me Flowers” by Barbra Streisand And Neil Diamond peaked at number 4 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1972, “You're A Lady” by Peter Skellern peaked at number 2 on the Australian pop singles chart.

Netherlands 1970s Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1972, “Alive” by The Bee Gees peaked at number 17 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1972, “Clap Your Hands And Stamp Your Feet” by Bonnie St. Claire And Unit Gloria peaked at number 3 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1978, “Da Ya Think I'm Sexy?” by Rod Stewart peaked at number 6 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1972, “Eve And The Apple” by Shocking Blue peaked at number 15 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1978, “In de haven klinkt een lied” by Zangeres Zonder Naam peaked at number 48 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1972, “Jij bent veel te mooi!” by Danny Cardo peaked at number 23 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1972, “Slavenkoor (zwarte slaven)” by Zangeres Zonder Naam peaked at number 26 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1978, “Still Believe” by Herman Brood And His Wild Romance peaked at number 15 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1978, “Too Much Heaven” by The Bee Gees peaked at number 11 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1978, “Who Pays The Ferryman?” by Yannis Markopoulos peaked at number 10 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1978, “You Make Me Feel (Mighty Real)” by Sylvester peaked at number 26 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

Sweden 1970s Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1978, “Don't Cry For Me Argentina” by Tania peaked at number 3 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

In 1978, “MacArthur Park” by Donna Summer peaked at number 16 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

In 1978, “You Make Me Feel (Mighty Real)” by Sylvester peaked at number 14 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

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