- Pam (Martin) Minick of Nevada is crowned Miss Rodeo America
- As a result of oil crisis, U.S. Government imposed 55 mph nation-wide speed limit; CB radios were used by truckers and cowboys to locate fuel and “smokies”
- John Wayne stars in Cahill, United States Marshall a Warner Brothers film
- Satin Sheets by Jeanne Pruett is the #1 country song and American Country Countdown makes its debut
- Cowboys listened to Satin Sheets on component-type 8-track stereo tape players that cost $44.50
Pam (Martin) Minick; Credit – Miss Rodeo America, Inc.
8 Track Player; Credit – Mustangattitude.com