Category Archives: 1970s

‘Goodnight Tonight’/’Daytime Nighttime Suffering’ by Wings released 40 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Mar 19 1979)


Video: 'Goodnight Tonight'

(Monday, March 19, 1979) — The single “Goodnight Tonight”/Daytime Nighttime Suffering by ex-Beatle Paul McCartney and his band Wings was released today in the U.S. (Mar. 23, 1979, in the UK). Continue reading ‘Goodnight Tonight’/’Daytime Nighttime Suffering’ by Wings released 40 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Mar 19 1979)

‘Heaven Knows’ by Donna Summer peaks at #4 in USA 40 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Mar 17 1979)

(Saturday, March 17, 1979)“Heaven Knows” by Donna Summer, with guest vocals from Brooklyn Dreams, peaked at #4 on today’s Billboard Hot 100 singles chart for three weeks. Continue reading ‘Heaven Knows’ by Donna Summer peaks at #4 in USA 40 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Mar 17 1979)

‘Shake Your Groove Thing’ by Peaches & Herb peaks at #5 in USA 40 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Mar 17 1979)

(Saturday, March 17, 1979)“Shake Your Groove Thing” by Peaches & Herb peaked at #5 on today’s Billboard Hot 100 singles chart for four weeks. Continue reading ‘Shake Your Groove Thing’ by Peaches & Herb peaks at #5 in USA 40 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Mar 17 1979)

‘Every Time I Think of You’ by The Babys peaks at #13 in USA 40 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Mar 17 1979)

(Saturday, March 17, 1979)“Every Time I Think of You” by The Babys peaked at #13 on today’s Billboard Hot 100 singles chart for two weeks. Continue reading ‘Every Time I Think of You’ by The Babys peaks at #13 in USA 40 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Mar 17 1979)

‘I Will Survive’ by Gloria Gaynor peaks at #1 in USA 40 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Mar 10 1979)

(Saturday, March 10, 1979)“I Will Survive” by Gloria Gaynor peaked at #1 on today’s Billboard Hot 100 singles chart for two consecutive weeks (Mar. 10/17, 1979). Continue reading ‘I Will Survive’ by Gloria Gaynor peaks at #1 in USA 40 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Mar 10 1979)

‘The China Syndrome’ premieres in Hollywood 40 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Mar 6 1979)


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(Tuesday, March 6, 1979)The China Syndrome, an American disaster thriller film about a television newswoman who stumbles onto deadly secrets at a nuclear power plant, premiered tonight at Pacific’s Cinerama Dome in Hollywood. Continue reading ‘The China Syndrome’ premieres in Hollywood 40 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Mar 6 1979)

‘The Gambler’ by Kenny Rogers peaks at #16 in USA 40 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Mar 3 1979)

(Saturday, March 3, 1979)“The Gambler” by Kenny Rogers peaked at #16 on today’s Billboard Hot 100 singles chart for one week. Continue reading ‘The Gambler’ by Kenny Rogers peaks at #16 in USA 40 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Mar 3 1979)

‘Song on the Radio’ by Al Stewart peaks at #29 in USA 40 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Mar 3 1979)

(Saturday, March 3, 1979)“Song on the Radio” by Al Stewart peaked at #29 on today’s Billboard Hot 100 singles chart for two weeks. Continue reading ‘Song on the Radio’ by Al Stewart peaks at #29 in USA 40 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Mar 3 1979)

‘Blow Away’ by George Harrison debuts at #79 in USA 40 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Mar 3 1979)


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(Saturday, March 3, 1979)“Blow Away” by former Beatle George Harrison debuted at #79 on today’s Billboard Hot 100 singles chart. Continue reading ‘Blow Away’ by George Harrison debuts at #79 in USA 40 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Mar 3 1979)

‘Fire’ by The Pointer Sisters peaks at #2 in USA 40 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Feb 24 1979)

(Saturday, February 24, 1979)“Fire” by The Pointer Sisters peaked at #2 on today’s Billboard Hot 100 singles chart for two weeks. Continue reading ‘Fire’ by The Pointer Sisters peaks at #2 in USA 40 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Feb 24 1979)