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September 21, 2021 | by: kerri

This Weekend on Casey Kasem’s Top 40 Countdown

Saturday’s 80’s Countdown: SEPTEMBER 22, 1984
8 am – noon

September of 1984 saw the first TV episode of Jeopardy with Alex Trebek, and the start of the Cosby Show. The first MTV video awards aired, with the winners being The Cars with You Might Think and David Bowie with China Girl. On the radio this week in 1984, Billy Ocean and Cyndi Lauper were both riding high in Casey’s Top 40 countdown.



Sunday’s 70’s Countdown: SEPTEMBER 25, 1971
8 am – 11 am

September of 1971 saw the premieres of 2 TV shows- Columbo and McMillan & Wife. The month was filled with stories about bombings and shootings in Northern Ireland. In sports, Gordie Howe retired, for the first time, after 25 years as a Detroit Red Wing. Comedian and actress Amy Poehler was born. In the early fall of 1971, Stevie Wonder and The Osmonds were both on Casey’s Top 40 countdown.