October 21, 2020 | by: kerri

This Weekend on Casey Kasem’s Top 40 Countdown

Saturday’s 80’s Countdown: OCTOBER 23, 1982
8 am – noon

The Commodore 64 home computer was a big seller. The UK and Argentina went to war over the Falkland Islands. It was the year Prince William was born and the year that Dominion Day was renamed to Canada Day. A Flock of Seagulls were flying high in the music charts in the fall of 1982 along with John Mellencamp.

 

 

Sunday’s 70’s Countdown: OCTOBER 23, 1971
8 am – 11 am

Pierre Trudeau made the headlines a lot in 1971. His infamous “Fuddle Duddle” line and getting married to Margaret Sinclair were 2 highlights. Canada’s population was 21 million. Hurricane Beth hit the Maritimes. Walt Disney World opened in Florida and popular TV shows included Mary Tyler Moore and the Partridge Family. On the radio, we were listening to the Stampeders and Stevie Wonder.