April 29, 2020 | by: kerri

This Weekend on Casey Kasem’s Top 40 Countdown

Saturday’s 80’s Countdown: MAY 4, 1985
8 am – noon

1985 was the year Prince Harry was born. New Coke hit the shelves and the wreck of the Titanic was discovered. Live Aid concerts were held around the world for famine relief in Ethiopia. On the Top 40 list this week in 1985 were Animotion and Wham.



Sunday’s 70’s Countdown: MAY 5, 1973
8 am – 11 am

The Young and the Restless starts on TV. The first hand held cellphone call is made and Billie Jean King beats Bobby Riggs in the famous “Battle of the Sexes” tennis match. As we turned the calendar to May, The Sweet were on the UK’s Top of the Pops TV show and Steely Dan was live on TV too.