One of the most popular groups during this era was the Happy Goodman Family. They clicked off top ten hit after top ten hit during the 1970s.
Landing at #6 on the Southern Gospel radio singles chart in August 1977 was “Wait’ll You See My Brand New Home”. The song was penned by songwriting legend and group member, Rusty Goodman.
Other Memorable Moments from August 1977:
- Radio Shack announced the TRS-80 computer. Within weeks, thousands were ordered.
- President Jimmy Carter established the department of energy.
- The United States and Panama signed the Panama canal zone accord.
- David Berkowitz was arrested in New York, accused of being the “Son Of Sam” killer.
- Nolan Ryan strikes out 300 batters for 5th straight year.