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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March 2 in 70s/80s History:
"Saturday Night Live" actress Laraine Newman was born on this date in 1952.
We have a complete list of current and former Baseball players who are celebrating birthdays today.
In The News for March 2:
On this date in 1980 Tornados from March 2-4 in the South & Midwest leave 17 dead.
Movies released on March 2:
Buck Rogers in the 25th Century in 1979
Norma Rae in 1979
Wizards in 1977
Black Sunday in 1977
Against All Odds in 1984
Harry and Son in 1984
Repo Man in 1984
This Is Spinal Tap in 1984
The #1 Songs for March 2:
1970: 'Bridge Over Troubled Water' by Simon & Garfunkel.
1971: 'One Bad Apple' by The Osmonds.
1972: 'Without You' by Nilsson.
1973: 'Killing Me Softly With His Song' by Roberta Flack.
1974: 'Seasons in the Sun' by Terry Jacks.
1975: 'Best of My Love' by The Eagles.
1976: 'Theme from S.W.A.T.' by Rhythm Heritage.
1977: 'New Kid in Town' by The Eagles.
1978: 'Stayin' Alive' by Bee Gees.
1979: 'Da Ya Think I'm Sexy?' by Rod Stewart.
1980: 'Crazy Little Thing Called Love' by Queen.
1981: 'I Love a Rainy Night' by Eddie Rabbitt.
1982: 'Centerfold' by J. Geils Band.
1983: 'Baby, Come to Me' by Patti Austin with James Ingram.
1984: 'Jump' by Van Halen.
1985: 'Careless Whisper' by Wham! Featuring George Michael.
1986: 'Kyrie' by Mr. Mister.
1987: 'Livin' On A Prayer' by Bon Jovi.
1988: 'Father Figure' by George Michael .
1989: 'Straight Up' by Paula Abdul.
These were the most popular songs on March 2 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