This Isn't George Orwell's 1984 (1984: Music and Headlines, Part 2)

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Tonight on the show, 13 more songs from 1984. Songs from Phil Collins & Philip Bailey, Queen, Kenny Loggins, Yes, Deniece Williams, and The Romantics are on Side B to this Mix Tape of Music from 1984.

On the DJBC Happy Hour Express - Headlines from 1984:
- The Olympics in Sarajevo (Winter) and Los Angeles (Summer)
- The Most Lopsided U.S. Presidential Election in American History
- Terms of Endearment sweeps the Academy Awards
- Thriller and the King of Pop sweep the Grammy Awards
- Georgetown wins the NCAA Tournament, coach John Thompson is the first Black coach to win the Tournament in NCAA history
- L.A. Raiders win Super Bowl XVIII, thrashing the Washington Redskins; Coach Tom Flores is the first Hispanic coach to win a Super Bowl
- Magic vs. Larry, Round III in the NBA Finals

And in Columbus in 1984:
- The Republicans Cleaned House in the November Elections in Franklin County Government
- Three Central Ohio Teams played for State Football Titles, with two coming up short, and the third winning the first of four in a row
- The Buckeyes beat That Team Up North and punch their ticket to Pasadena, with a little help from a couple of key players, including two future big name Freshmen
- Buck Rinehart becomes Columbus' 45th Mayor
- A suburban City Manager is ousted after accusations of embezzlement
- Columbus > Cleveland, in terms of population in Ohio
- WTTE Channel 28 takes the airwaves for the first time


ACADEMY AWARDS (for 1983 movies):
Best Picture - Terms of Endearment
Best Director - James L. Brooks, Terms of Endearment
Best Actress - Shirley MacLaine, Terms of Endearment
Best Actor - Robert Duvall, Tender Mercies
Best Supporting Actress - Linda Hunt, The Year of Living Dangerously
Best Supporting Actor - Jack Nicholson, Terms of Endearment
Best Original Song - "Flashdance...What a Feeling" - Flashdance

Album of the Year - "Thriller" (Michael Jackson; produced by Jackson and Quincy Jones)

Comedy Series - Cheers (NBC)
Drama Series - Hill Street Blues (NBC) - 4th Consecutive win
Daytime Drama - General Hospital (ABC)
Lead Actor, Comedy Series - John Ritter, Three's Company (ABC)
Lead Actress, Comedy Series - Jane Curtin, Kate & Allie (CBS)
Supporting Actor, Comedy Series - Pat Harrington, One Day at a Time (CBS)
Supporting Actress, Comedy Series - Rhea Perlman, Cheers (NBC)
Lead Actor, Drama Series - Tom Selleck, Magnum P.I. (CBS) - Selleck hosted the Emmys that year
Lead Actress, Drama Series - Tyne Daly, Cagney & Lacey (CBS)
Supporting Actor, Drama Series - Bruce Weitz, Hill Street Blues (NBC)
Supporting Actress, Drama Series - Alfre Woodard, Hill Street Blues, "Doris in Wonderland" (NBC)
Supporting Actor, Limited Series or Special - Art Carney, Terrible Joe Moran (CBS)
Lead Actor, Daytime Drama - Larry Bryggman, As the World Turns (CBS)
Lead Actress, Daytime Drama - Erika Slezak, One Life to Live (ABC)
Supporting Actor, Daytime Drama - Justin Deas, As the World Turns (CBS)
Supporting Actress, Daytime Drama - Judi Evans, Guiding Light (CBS)


SONG LIST (Hour # 2):
"Axel F" - Harold Faltermeyer
"Easy Lover" - Phil Collins & Philip Bailey
"99 Luftballoons" - Nena
"Jump" - Van Halen
"Let's Hear It For the Boy" - Deniece Williams
"Owner of a Lonely Heart" - Yes
"Pride In the Name of Love" - U2
"Talking In Your Sleep" - The Romantics
"God Bless the U.S.A." - Lee Greenwood
"Born in the U.S.A." - Bruce Springsteen
"Say, Say, Say" - Michael Jackson & Paul McCartney
"I Want to Break Free" - Queen
"Footloose" - Kenny Loggins