This Weekend on Casey Kasem’s Top 40 Countdown
Saturday’s 80’s Countdown: MAY 16, 1981
8 am – noon
The first Delorean car rolled off the assembly lines in Northern Ireland. AIDS was identified for the first time. Charles and Diana’s wedding attracted over 750 million on television. Sheena Easton had a huge hit in the spring of 1981, as did Kim Carnes.
Sunday’s 70’s Countdown: MAY 12, 1979
8 am – 11 am
1979 saw many firsts, like the introduction of the compact disc and Happy Meals at McDonalds. The Dukes of Hazzard and the Littlest Hobo started up in 1979 and Joe Clark became Canada’s youngest Prime Minister, although he didn’t last too long. In the middle of the spring of 1979, songs on the radio included The Village People and The Jacksons