They were the biggest-selling group of the ’70s. No fewer than ten of their singles went on to become million-sellers and by 2005, combined worldwide sales of albums and singles well exceeded 100 million units.

On Nov. 7, 1974, this duo who had taken the Billboard charts by storm were in New Castle. “The Carpenters” performed in the Fieldhouse that night. A recent Courier-Times Facebook survey proved memories as big as the moment linger with many.