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
Awesome80s.com to your favorites, so you
can find us again. You can also make
Awesome80s.com your home page.)
October 28 in 70s/80s History:
Olymic decathlon champion Bruce Jenner was born on this date in 1949.
Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates was born on this date in 1955.
We have a complete list of current and former Baseball players who are celebrating birthdays today.
Movies released on October 28:
The Twelve Chairs in 1970
Shivers in 1975
The Railway Children in 1971
Feds in 1988
The #1 Songs for October 28:
1970: 'I'll Be There' by The Jackson 5.
1971: 'Maggie May' by Rod Stewart.
1972: 'My Ding-A-Ling' by Chuck Berry.
1973: 'Midnight Train to Georgia' by Gladys Knight & the Pips.
1974: 'Then Came You' by Dionne Warwick & the Spinner.
1975: 'Bad Blood' by Neil Sedaka.
1976: 'If You Leave Me Now' by Chicago.
1977: 'You Light Up My Life' by Debby Boone.
1978: 'Hot Child in the City' by Nick Gilder.
1979: 'Rise' by Herb Alpert.
1980: 'Woman in Love' by Barbra Streisand.
1981: 'Arthur's Theme (Best That You Can Do)' by Christopher Cross.
1982: 'Jack & Diane' by John Cougar.
1983: 'Total Eclipse of the Heart' by Bonnie Tyler.
1984: 'I Just Called To Say I Love You' by Stevie Wonder.
1985: 'Saving All My Love for You' by Whitney Houston.
1986: 'True Colors' by Cyndi Lauper.
1987: 'Bad' by Michael Jackson.
1988: 'Groovy Kind of Love' by Phil Collins.
1989: 'Miss You Much' by Janet Jackson.
These were the most popular songs on October 28 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