Tagged: 1980

Embassy Hostages In Iran - 1980 0

October 22, 1980 – The Embassy Hostage Drama And The October Surprise.

Become a Patron! News for this October 22nd in 1980, in addition to feverish campaigning on the parts of the Carter and Reagan camps, was word that a possible breakthrough in negotiations for the 50 Americans held hostage at the U.S. Embassy in Tehran was taking place. But like much...

Draft Protests 1980 0

July 21, 1980 – Shades Of The 60s – Protesting The Draft

July 21, 1980 – CBS Radio – The World Tonight – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – July 21, 1980 – but if you closed your eyes and took a deep breath, it could be July 21, 1968. Plans were afoot to reactivate the Draft, with Selective Service offices opening up...

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The Morning After – December 9, 1980

Click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS Hourly News – December 9, 1980 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection For those who hadn’t hear it, the news of the shooting death of John Lennon the night before reverberated all over the world, this December 9th in 1980. Stunned...

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Pulling Strings – Influencing Destiny – November 7, 1980

Click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS Radio – The World Tonight – November 7, 1980 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection On this day in November in 1980, the aftermath of the Reagan landslide was still being scrutinized. The transition from the Carter White House to The...

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Slade – Live At The 1980 Reading Festival – Past Daily Backstage Weekend

Click on the link here for Audio Player: Slade – Live at Reading Festival 1980   Had it not been for the phone call asking if they would be last minute replacements for an ailing Ozzie Osborne, Slade may very well have packed it up by the end of 1980....

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John Lennon: Book Beatle – 1965 – Past Daily Pop Chronicles

Click on the link here for Audio Player: John Lennon-Book Beatle -1965 As each year passes we get further and further away from that defining moment when we all learned, with shock and disbelief, that John Lennon had been murdered. There are a lot more people around now who were...

October 22, 1980 – The October Surprise (sort of). 0

October 22, 1980 – The October Surprise (sort of).

Click on the link here for Audio Player: News for October 22, 1980 News for this October 22nd in 1980, in addition to feverish campaigning on the parts of the Carter and Reagan camps, was word that a possible breakthrough in negotiations for the 50 Americans held hostage at the...

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Cheap Trick – 1980 – Nights At The Roundtable

Click on the link here for Audio Player: Cheap Trick – Just Got Back – 1980 Okay, a track tonight by a band everybody knows – Cheap Trick. No guess work – no lengthy explanations – just play it loud. From their 1980 album All Shook Up – Just Got...

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The Police – Live In Concert From Newcastle – 1980 – Past Daily Backstage Weekend

Click on the link here for Audio Player: 1980-05-05 BBC In Concert (Police) The Police managed to straddle the non-conventional Punk and New Wave audience with the more mainstream Pop Music audience to become of the biggest selling and most popular bands in the world during the 70’s and early...

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September 21, 1980 – Campaign ’80 And the Empty Chair

Click on the link here for Audio player: News for week ending Sept. 21, 1980 News for this week, ending on September 21, 1980 was primarily consumed with the Presidential Campaign for 1980, culminating in the first debate. With one notable exception; the debate went on without Jimmy Carter. Slated...