Quote Originally Posted by DuranDuran View Post
They were not really mainstream popular like most of the other acts. I doubt the average TV viewer of the time knew who The Runaways were.
That is such a good question and I'd like to know that myself. As a variety show fanatic as a kid I knew most of these people. But I never heard of Joan Jett until she made that movie with Michael J. Fox in 87 and had to ask who she was. I figured it was because I didn't listen/know rock groups. Pretty sure I had never heard of Rod Stewart back then either.