Book of Days: 70s: A Day-by-Day Look at the Pop Culture Moments That Made History by Harvey Solomon, Rich Appel
Whether it was through the controversial politics of Vietnam, the scandal of Watergate, frank new sitcoms like All in the Family, or music’s journey from rock ‘n’ roll to disco and back again, the 1970s reinvented American culture. Take a day-by-day journey through the unforgettable moments that shaped the decade’s films, television shows, sports, music, fashion, and more, in Book of Days: ‘70s, and the accompanying CD full of hits from the decade!
December 3, 1970: A concert by Frank Zappa and the Mothers of Invention literally ends in flames, inspiring Deep Purple’s “Smoke on the Water.”
February 8, 1976: “You talkin’ to me?” Robert De Niro explodes, and then implodes, in Martin Scorsese’s wonderfully disturbing Taxi Driver.
March 15, 1977: Three’s Company premieres, incurring the wrath of religious leaders outraged by the skimpy outfits and sexual content.