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# 244 - 1978: Music & Headlines


2:00:52 minutes (110.66 MB)

Tonight on the show, the music and headlines from 1978.

HEADLINES:
Coming Soon
- Over 900 people are killed in a Mass Suicide in Jonestown in Guyana.
- The Camp David Peace Accords take place.
- One of the worst blizzards in history sweeps through the Midwest.

SPORTS CHAMPIONS:
NBA: Washington Bullets
Stanley Cup: Montreal Canadiens
World Series: New York Yankees
Super Bowl XII: Dallas Cowboys
FIFA World Cup: Argentina (who also hosted the FIFA World Cup)
NCAA Basketball: Kentucky Wildcats
NCAA Football: Alabama Crimson Tide (Associated Press) & USC Trojans (UPI and Football Writers of America)
Masters/U.S. Open: Jack Nicklaus
Big Ten Football: Michigan (Rose Bowl rep) & Michigan State
Gator Bowl: Clemson **NOT Ohio State** Tigers

COLUMBUS in 1978:
- A Blizzard sweeps through Ohio in January with blinding snow drifts, shutting down the state for days.
- The 28-year tenure of Woody Hayes comes to an abrupt end following a sideline altercation at the 1978 Gator Bowl.
- Governor Rhodes is re-elected.
- Columbus City Schools are desegregated following the 1977 Ohio Supreme Court ruling by Judge Robert M. Duncan.
- Columbus Alternative High School opens its doors.

LOCAL HIGH SCHOOL CHAMPIONS:
State Girls Basketball: Bishop Hartley Lady Hawks
State Football, Class A: Newark Catholic Green Wave

TONY AWARDS (Broadcast on CBS for the first time ever):
Best Musical: Ain't Misbehavin'
Best Play: Da (by Hugh Leonard)

EMMY AWARDS:
Best Comedy Series: All in the Family (CBS); Record eighth consecutive win in this category for CBS
Best Drama Series: The Rockford Files (NBC)
Best Limited Series: Holocaust (NBC)
Best Variety Series: The Muppet Show (Syndicated)
Best Daytime Drama: Days of Our Lives (NBC)
Best Drama/Comedy Special: The Gathering (ABC)
Best Game/Audience Participation Show: The Hollywood Squares (NBC)

# 243: 2017: It Was a VERY BAD Year


58:59 minutes (54 MB)

# 241: The True Musical Spirit of Christmas


58:48 minutes (53.84 MB)

# 240: The DJBC Rocking Christmas Happy Hour


59:46 minutes (54.72 MB)

# 239: The DJBC Jazzy Holiday Happy Hour from Club 502


59:21 minutes (54.33 MB)

Tonight on the DJBC Happy Hour, Holiday Big Band, Jazz, and Swing from the likes of Louis Armstrong, Herb Alpert, Julie London, Seth MacFarlane, Chick Corea, and a couple of others.

# 237: From Woodshed, Iowa 52242


59:48 minutes (54.76 MB)

Tonight on the show, the DJBC talks recent headlines, and recaps the Iowa/Ohio State and Ohio State/Michigan State blowouts.

Photo Credit - The Cedar Rapids Gazette (November 5, 2017) after Iowa's shocking 55-24 butt spanking of the Ohio Little B*ckeyes, tying Ohio's worst loss under Urban Meyer (alongside with some New Year's Eve shutout against a defending National Champion from the Palmetto State of South Carolina).

# 236: 1997: Music & Headlines


1:02:35 minutes (57.31 MB)

1997. The World Mourned a Princess. College Football Dynasty Returned to Glory. Hockey Was On It's Way to Ohio. Those were among the happenings in 1997.

NEWS HEADLINES:
- Diana, Princess of Wales is killed in a car crash in Paris, along with her companion and their driver, as their car attempts to evade the Paparazzi.
- Mother Teresa of Calcutta passes away.
- The first Harry Potter book is published.
- Steve Jobs returns to Apple Computer.
- NASA's Mars Pathfinder lands on Mars.
- Great Britain returns Hong Kong to China.
- Tony Blair is elected Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.
- IBM's Deep Blue defeats Garry Kasparov in Chess.
- Madeleine Albright becomes the first female U.S. Secretary of State in American History.
- Heaven's Gate Cult Commits Mass Suicide near San Diego.
- Rapper Notorious B.I.G. is fatally gunned down in a drive-by shooting.
- Fashion designer Gianni Versace is murdered by serial killer Andrew Cunanan, who later takes his own life.
- The Dow closes above 7,000 for the first time ever.
- Woolworth's closes it's doors forever.
- O.J. Simpson is found guilty in a Civil Trial.
- Dolly the Sheep is cloned at the Roslin Institute in Edinburgh, Scotland.
- Carlos the Jackal is caught and sentenced to life in prison in France.
- Bird Flu hits Hong Kong.

TELEVISION in 1997:
- Ellen DeGeneres comes out as gay following "The Puppy Episode" of her sitcom, "Ellen".
- Top shows include ER, Seinfeld, Friends, Frasier, Ally McBeal, NYPD Blue, The X-Files, Law & Order, South Park, Everybody Loves Raymond, and Mad About You.

EMMY AWARDS:
Best Comedy Series: Frasier (NBC)
Best Drama Series: Law & Order (NBC) - only non-Serialized Drama to win since 1980
Best Daytime Soap: General Hospital (ABC)
Best Variety Series: Tracey Takes On (HBO)
Best Miniseries: Prime Suspect V: Error of Judgement (PBS)
Best Made for TV Movie: Miss Evers' Boys (HBO)
Best Actor, Comedy: John Lithgow, 3rd Rock from the Sun (NBC)

# 235: A Rhinestone Musical De La Muerta


59:35 minutes (54.55 MB)

Tonight on the show, a musical tribute to artists that we have lost over the past 12 months, including Glen Campbell, Chuck Berry, Walter Becker (half of Steely Dan), Debbie Reynolds, (just this month) Tom Petty, and (just last week) Fats Domino.

# 234: 1961: Music & Headlines (FULL)


1:59:36 minutes (109.51 MB)

1961. A charismatic wealthy politician takes office as President. Turmoil in Cuba. Turmoil in Berlin. Freedom Riders down South. Riots on the Ohio State Campus (because the University didn't want their spoiled little B*ckeyes to go to the Rose Bowl. Yeah, it did happen, and they still found a way to win a National Championship, despite the fact they didn't play in a Bowl Game). That was the year that was.

ACADEMY AWARDS (for 1960 Movies)
Best Picture - The Apartment
Best Director - Billy Wilder, The Apartment
Best Actor - Burt Lancaster, Elmer Gantry
Best Actress - Elizabeth Taylor, Butterfield 8
Best Supporting Actor - Peter Ustinov, Spartacus
Best Supporting Actress - Shirley Jones, Elmer Gantry
Best Foreign Language Film - The Virgin Spring (Sweden)
Original Song: "Never on Sunday"

GRAMMY AWARDS:
Album of the Year: "Button-Down Mind" - Bob Newhart (ONLY Comedy Album to win the Top Grammy)
Best New Artist: Bob Newhart
Record of the Year: "Theme from A Summer Place" - Percy Faith
Song of the Year: "Exodus" - Ernest Gold

EMMY AWARDS:
Comedy Program - The Jack Benny Program (CBS)
Drama Program/Program of the Year - "Macbeth", Hallmark Hall of Fame (NBC)
Variety Program - Astaire Time (NBC)
Actor, Series - Raymond Burr, Perry Mason (CBS)
Actress, Series - Barbara Stanwyck, The Barbara Stanwyck Show (NBC)
Supporting Performer, Series - Don Knotts, The Andy Griffith Show (CBS)
Supporting Performer, Single Appearance - Roddy McDowall, NBC Sunday Showcase, "Our American Honor: Not Without Honor" (NBC)
Actor, Single Appearance - Maurice Evans, Macbeth (NBC)
Actress, Single Appearance - Dame Judith Anderson, Macbeth (NBC)

TONY AWARDS:
Best Musical - Bye, Bye Birdie
Best Play - Becket (Jean Anouilh)

SPORTS CHAMPIONS:
NCAA Tournament: University of Cincinnati Bearcats
College Football: Alabama Crimson Tide
NFL: Green Bay Packers
NBA: Boston Celtics

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