Monday, February 28, 2011

Today In Oldies 2/28/2011

Golden Hits Radio & GHR-2's Everything Oldies.....the people who made the music of the 50's, 60's, 70's, and 80's, and the news they make! 


Common Knowledge

Welcome to the first in our series of Everything Oldies Games!  Play along and show off your knowledge of the music of the 50's, 60's, 70's, and 80's by leaving a comment with your answers.  Our first game is Common Knowledge.  We'll give you a series of 4 songs accompanied by video.  You tell us what they have in common.  ***KEEP IN MIND THE COMMON BOND COULD BE FOUND IN THE SONGS, THE ARTISTS, AND/OR THE VIDEO CLIPS***  We'll give you the answers for the entire week in Friday's Everything Oldies



Tuesday 2/15/2011: All clips were songs that appeared on movie soundtracks

Wednesday 2/16/2011: All clips featured artists from Detroit, Michigan

Thursday 2/17/2011: All clips featured artists who hosted prime time TV variety shows in the 60's and 70's

Monday 2/21/2011: All clips featured artists who both hosted and served as musical guests on Saturday Night Live

Tuesday 2/22/2011: All clips featured artists who performed at the Live Aid concerts in either London or Philadelphia

Wednesday 2/23/2011: All clips featured songs that hit #1 on both the Billboard Hot 100 AND Country charts



Golden Hits Radio and GHR-2's Burning Question of the Day

Today (2/28) in 1977, which legend was attacked by an audience member who tried to strangle him with a rope?

Check back tomorrow at Everything Oldies for the answer, and leave a comment here with your best guess!

Yesterday's Burning Question (and Answer) of the Day

Filming began today in 1964 on a movie called Eight Arms To Hold You.  Who were the stars of that movie, and what was the title under which it was eventually released? 

Answer: The movie, starring The Beatles, eventually became A Hard Day's Night

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