Casey Kasem

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5th May 1978: American film actor John Travolta, who is receiving rave reviews from film critics, studio officials and established superstars alike for his latest film 'Saturday Night Fever', in which he plays an aspiring disco dancer. Fred Astaire himself has applauded Travoltas footwork in the production. (Photo by Central Press/Getty Images)

Tune in to 96.3 KKLZ every Sunday morning, 7am-10am, and enjoy another original American Top 40 Countdown from the 70s!

Sunday 03/20/22:  Casey Kasem counts down the biggest hits in the U.S.A. on March 18, 1978, when “Saturday Night Fever,” starring John Travolta was still #1 at the box office!

This film had such a massive impact on popular culture.  It grossed almost $25 million dollars in it’s first 24 days of release, and it grossed an average of $600,000 a day while still #1 at the box office January through March of 1978.  It became the best-selling movie soundtrack of all time until it was beaten out by “The Bodyguard” in the 1990’s.

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