This Weekend on Casey Kasem’s Top 40 Countdown
Saturday’s 80’s Countdown: SEPTEMBER 24, 1983
8 am – noon
It’s announced that GPS will be made available for use by the public. Rock band Kiss appear in public without make-up for the first time ever on MTV while the station later airs, for the first time, the Michael Jackson Thriller video. Flashdance and Return of the Jedi are box office hits and McDonald’s launches McNuggets. One-hit wonder Taco and Canadian group Men Without Hats were in the Top 40 countdown this week in 1983.
Sunday’s 70’s Countdown: SEPTEMBER 25, 1976
8 am – 11 am
In September of 1976, the Muppet show premiered on TV as did Charlie’s Angels. The Montreal Expos played their last game at Jarry Park and Boy George of Culture Club fame was expelled from school in London. In the early fall of 1976, KC & The Sunshine Band and Cliff Richard were in the Top 40 countdown.