This Weekend on Casey Kasem’s Top 40 Countdown
Saturday’s 80’s Countdown: FEBRUARY 16, 1985/strong>
8 am – noon
Anne of Green Gables premiers on Canadian TV in 1985. An Arrow Air DC 8 aircraft crashes trying to take off from Gander Newfoundland, killing all 258 people on board. As we were half way through the winter of 1985, Prince and Ashford & Simpson were in Casey’s top 40 countdown.
Sunday’s 70’s Countdown: FEBRUARY 10, 1973
8 am – 11 am
SUNDAY FEBRUARY 14
The first hand held cellphone call is made and Billie Jean King beats Bobby Riggs in the famous “Battle of the Sexes” tennis match. The Young and the Restless starts on TV. In February of 1973, Stevie Wonder and Carly Simon were both riding high on Casey’s top 40 countdown.