Welcome to Awesome80s.com!
Welcome to the Super70s family of websites: There is Super70s.com,
which covers the 1970s. There is Awesome80s.com,
which covers the 1980s. And there is Virtual90s.com,
which will cover the 1990s starting in late summer of 2008. The
fourth site is BaseballChronology
which covers the history of baseball from the 1840s to the present. Do you
see the set of colored boxes on the right labeled 70s, 80s, 90s, and BC?
These are at the top of every page and allow you to quickly switch between
all four sites!
Have you checked out our new
discussion forums? Now you can discuss anything related to the
Super70s, Awesome80s, or Virtual90s. There are literally thousands of your
messages dating back to the last century already there and I am copying
over more every day. I think you will agree that this is a much better way
to allow you to share your memories with others and read others comments
There are over 400,000 pages combined on these sites, and we're hardly
going to stop there! We constantly add new information, so
come back soon! (Don't forget to add
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can find us again. You can also make
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January 24 in 70s/80s History:
On this date 100 years ago, actor Ernest Borgnine was born.
"Song Sung Blue" singer Neil Diamond was born on this date in 1941.
"Saturday Night Live" actor John Belushi was born on this date in 1949.
We have a complete list of current and former Baseball players who are celebrating birthdays today.
In The News for January 24:
On this date in 1970 Conductor of the Philadelphia Philharmonic Eugene Ormandy is given the Medal of Freedom by President Nixon.
On this date in 1982 In Super Bowl XVI in Pontiac, the San Francisco 49ers defeated the Cincinnati Bengels by a score of 26-21.
Movies released on January 24:
The Music Lovers in 1971
The #1 Songs for January 24:
1970: 'Raindrops Keep Fallin' on My Head' by B.J. Thomas.
1971: 'Knock Three Times' by Dawn.
1972: 'American Pie' by Don McClean.
1973: 'You're So Vain' by Carly Simon.
1974: 'Show and Tell' by Al Wilson.
1975: 'Mandy' by Barry Manilow.
1976: 'Theme From Mahogany (Do You Know Where You're Going to)' by Diana Ross.
1977: 'I Wish' by Stevie Wonder.
1978: 'Baby Come Back' by Player.
1979: 'Too Much Heaven' by Bee Gees.
1980: 'Rock with You' by Michael Jackson.
1981: '(Just Like) Starting Over' by John Lennon.
1982: 'Physical' by Olivia Newton-John.
1983: 'Down Under' by Men at Work.
1984: 'Owner of a Lonely Heart' by Yes.
1985: 'Like a Virgin' by Madonna.
1986: 'That's What Friends Are For' by Dionne & Friends .
1987: 'At This Moment' by Billy Vera & the Beaters.
1988: 'The Way You Make Me Feel' by Michael Jackson.
1989: 'Two Hearts' by Phil Collins.
These were the most popular songs on January 24 of each year.
Do you remember Miami Vice,
Cheers and the Cosby
Show, Gorbachev and the Evil
Empire Strikes Back, E.T., and
Beverly Hills Cop,
Rubik's Cube, the
Atari 2600, and Pac-Man, Mount
St. Helens, the Exxon
Valdez, and Chernobyl, Cosmos
and the Space
Shuttle Challenger, the fall
of the Berlin
Wall and the Tiananmen
Square Massacre, the Sadat
Assassination, the Subway
Iran-Contra and the Stock Market Crash,
Jackson and MTV? Then this site is FOR