39 years ago this month, the Speers had a top ten hit with the Harold Lane penned, “It Had To Be Love”. From the 1976 recording, Between The Cross And Heaven, “It Had To Be Love” found a home at #9 on the Southern Gospel radio singles chart.
- The first TRS-80 model 1 computer sold.
- Detroit Tigers rookies Lou Whitaker and Allan Trammell debut together. They ultimately played 19 years together.
- The first TV viewer discretion warning was issued.
- GM introduces first US diesel vehicle.
- The Love Boat premiered on television.
*Video Credit (Southern Gospel Views from the Back Row)