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What Year Was ‘Play That Funky Music’ A Hit? [VIDEOS]

What year was 'Play That Funky Music' and these other songs a hit?

These songs were on the radio:

  • 'Let Your Love Flow' (Bellamy Brothers)
  • 'The Rubberband Man' (Spinners)
  • 'Play That Funky Music' (Wild Cherry)

These events were making headlines:

  • Stretch Armstrong becomes a hot new toy.
  • The nation celebrates its Bicentennial.
  • The ink-jet printer is invented.

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What Year Was It? [VIDEOS]

What year was it?

These songs were popular:

  • 'I Can’t Go For That' (Hall & Oates)
  • 'Centerfold' (J. Geils Band)
  • 'Ebony And Ivory' (Paul McCartney with Stevie Wonder)

These events were taking place:

  • St. Louis Cardinals defeat Milwaukee Brewers 4-3 to win the World Series.
  • John W. Hinckley, Jr. is found not guilty because of insanity in the shooting of President Reagan.
  • M.R.I. diagnostic machines are introduced in Britain.

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What Year Was It? [VIDEOS]

What year was it?

These songs were hot:

  • 'Private Eyes' (Hall & Oates)
  • 'Arthur’s Theme (Best That You Can Do)' (Christopher Cross)
  • 'Endless Love' (Diana Ross & Lionel Richie)

These events were being talked about:

  • A first-class stamp cost 20 cents.
  • MRI machines are first used in Britain.
  • John Belushi, 33, dies of a drug overdose.

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What Year Was It? No Cheating! [VIDEOS]

What year was it?

These songs were what people were listening to:

  • 'Good Lovin' (The Young Rascals)
  • 'Paperback Writer' (The Beatles)
  • 'The Sounds Of Silence' (Simon & Garfunkel)

These events were in the news:

  • 'Yesterday', the most recorded song in the history of pop music, is released by Paul McCartney in the first solo by a Beatle. The record label, however, still reads "Beatles".
  • CBS backs out of plans to broadcast 'Psycho', deeming the movie too violent for at-home viewing.
  • Insulin is first synthesized in China.

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What Year Was It? [VIDEOS]

What Year Was It?

These songs were on the radio:

  • 'Brandy (You’re A Fine Girl)' (Looking Glass)
  • 'Let’s Stay Together' (Al Green)
  • 'I’ll Take You There' (The Staple Singers)

Events of the Year:

  • 'Sanford & Son' premieres on NBC.
  • “Ms” magazine hits newsstands.
  • Pong, the first commercial computer game, is created by Atari.

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What Year Was It? [VIDEOS]

What year did all of this take place?

These songs were popular on the radio:

  • 'Love Is Here And Now You’re Gone' (The Supremes)
  • 'Ruby Tuesday' (The Rolling Stones)
  • 'All You Need Is Love' (The Beatles)

These events took place:

  • PBS begins as a 70 station network.
  • The Beatles release the 'Sgt. Pepper' album.
  • Aretha Franklin Day is declared in Detroit.

What year was it?

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Can You Guess What Year All Of This Took Place? [VIDEOS]

Can You Guess What Year All Of This Took Place?

These songs were popular on the radio this particular year:

  • 'Crystal Blue Persuasion' (Tommy James & The Shondells),
  • 'Proud Mary' (Creedence Clearwater Revival)
  • 'Take A Letter Maria' (R.B. Greaves)

Highlights from this particular year:

  • Beatles' "Abbey Road," album goes #1 & stays #1 for 11 weeks.
  • Apollo 10 transmits the first color pictures of Earth from space.
  • Wal-Mart incorporates as Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.

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Home for Hope

Lydia Cancer Association Home for Hope Radiothon

On July 31st, 99.9 KTDY and Lydia Cancer Association will take to the airwaves to help raise money and sell tickets for the first ever 'Home for Hope' raffle to benefit Lydia Cancer Association.

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4xFest This Weekend In Hammond!

4xFest This Saturday In Hammond

It's a time for 4x4ers and Louisiana Clubs to get together to benefit TARC.  There will be an obstacle course, a kid's obstacle course, music and crafts.  A great family outing for a cause!

Louisiana 4xFest is

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dog life jacket from Paws Aboard

Fun Things to Do in Lafayette This Weekend

We might get a couple of showers tonight, but it won't dampen the spirits of folks in Lafayette for another big spring weekend! Nik-L-Beer at Downtown Alive tonight, the big HOG Rally, the Grand Slam Jambablaya Cookoff for UL Softball between the games of S

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"HOG" Motorcycle Rally Held In Louisiana
Mario Villafuerte, Getty Images

Be Alert: Louisiana HOG Rally In Acadiana This Weekend

The Louisiana State Harley Owners' Group (H. O. G.) Rally is being held this weekend in Lafayette, and over 3,000 motorcycles are expected to participate.

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cajun hot sauce festival

Fun Things to Do Around Lafayette This Weekend

This weekend brings us hot music, hot feet and hot sauce- in Lafayette, Opelousas and New Iberia. To kick off the weekend, The Lost Bayou Ramblers play Downtown Alive tonight. And that's just the beginning...

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