Time Rewind is your pop culture time machine—an online portal to amazing and sometimes forgotten events, fads, music, people and places through the decades.
WHERE ON THE AIR
After great success with The Mamas & the Papas, Mama Cass Elliot launches her solo career with the release of "Dream a Little Dream of Me."
Canadian folk singer-songwriter Gordon Lightfoot scores his first and only No. 1 single with “Sundown.”
Bruce Springsteen kicks off the first leg of his “Born in the U.S.A.” tour with a three-night run at the Civic Center in St. Paul, Minnesota. The Boss opens with “Thunder Road.” He goes on to play a total of 156 shows, wrapping up in L.A. in October 1985.
American women get a voice in their quest for equality as the National Organization for Women (NOW) is founded.
The U.S. Supreme Court rules in the case of Furman v. Georgia that the death penalty is cruel and unusual punishment — a decision later reversed.
Bob Crane, the 49-year-old star of the popular sitcom "Hogan's Heroes," is murdered in an Arizona hotel room. The case remains unsolved today.
Singer-songwriter Nicole Scherzinger, born Nicole Prescovia Elikolani Valiente, lead vocalist of the burlesque-inspired Pussycat Dolls, whose singles "Come to Me" and "Baby Love" became worldwide hits (39)
Stand-up comedian-actor Richard Lewis ("Rude Awakening," "7th Heaven," "Curb Your Enthusiasm") (70)
Actor-musician Gary Busey ("The Buddy Holly Story," "Lethal Weapon," "Under Siege," "The Firm," "Black Sheep," " Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas," "Beyond the Ring," "Entourage") (73)
Pop singer Little Eva, born Eva Narcissus Boyd, best known for her No. 1 1962 hit, “Loco-Motion” (1943 - 2003)
National Baseball Hall of Famer Harmon Killebrew, 13-time American League All-Star, 1969 American League MVP and six-time American League home run leader (1936 - 2011)
Rodeo performer-turned actor Slim Pickens, born Louis Burton Lindley, Jr., best known for comedic roles in the movies "Dr. Strangelove" and "Blazing Saddles" (1919 - 1983)