(Wayne Newton, handout photo)

During the first week of August 42 years ago, a solar flare knocked out power in the United States, “Deliverance” was the top box-office draw, and the following songs were the most popular tunes according to Billboard’s Hot 100 chart archive.

CLICK HERE to watch videos for “Daddy Don’t You Walk So Fast” by Wayne Newton, “Where Is the Love” by Roberta Flack and Donny Hathaway, “School’s Out” by Alice Cooper and more.