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
"Sugar, Sugar" by The Archies begins a four-week run as the No. 1 single.
A plane crash claims the life of 30-year-old singer-songwriter Jim Croce at the peak of his career. The accident occurs right before the release of his "I Got a Name" album, which spawns three posthumous hits including the title track.
David Bowie achieves fame with his first U.S. No. 1 single, "Fame," a song co-written by John Lennon. However, the track only manages to get as high as No. 17 on the U.K. singles chart.
"Stuck With You" by Huey Lewis and the News is No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 and sticks there for three weeks.
Mariah Carey is in the middle of a three-week hold on the top spot on the singles chart with "Honey."
Tennis legend Billie Jean King wins the Battle of the Sexes, defeating Bobby Riggs in three straight sets during an internationally broadcast match at the Houston Astrodome.
A spin-off of "The Mary Tyler Moore Show" premieres. It’s CBS' hour-long dramatic series "Lou Grant," starring Ed Asner as an LA newspaper editor.
Americans begin eavesdropping on the Huxtable family, as "The Cosby Show" debuts on NBC.
Actress Kristen Johnston ("3rd Rock from the Sun," "Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me," "The Flintstones in Viva Rock Vegas," "The Exes") (50)
Actor Gary Cole ("Fatal Vision," "Midnight Caller," "American Gothic," "The Brady Bunch Movie" and sequel, "Office Space," "One Hour Photo," "Kim Possible," "Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby," "The West Wing," "Veep") (61)
"Game of Thrones" author George R. R. Martin (69)
Oscar, Grammy and Golden Globe-winning actress Sophia Loren, born Sofia Villani Scicolone ("Two Women," "Marriage Italian Style," "A Countess from Hong Kong," "Sunflower," "More Than a Miracle") (83)
Actress-comedian Anne Meara, half of the famous [Jerry] Stiller-Meara comedy duo (1929 - 2015)
Pulitzer Prize-winning author Upton Sinclair ("The Jungle") (1878 - 1968)