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
Awesome80s.com your home page.)
July 1 in 70s/80s History:
"M*A*S*H" actor Jamie Farr was born on this date in 1934.
"Airport 1975" actress Karen Black was born on this date in 1942.
Blondie singer Deborah Harry was born on this date in 1945.
"Saturday Night Live" actor Dan Aykroyd was born on this date in 1952.
On this date 39 years ago, actress Liv Tyler was born.
We have a complete list of current and former Baseball players who are celebrating birthdays today.
Movies released on July 1:
Murphy's War in 1971
The Apple Dumpling Gang in 1975
S.O.B. in 1981
The #1 Songs for July 1:
1970: 'The Love You Save' by The Jackson 5.
1971: 'It's Too Late' by Carole King.
1972: 'Song Sung Blue' by Neil Diamond.
1973: 'Give Me Love (Give Me Peace on Earth)' by George Harrison.
1974: 'Sundown' by Gordon Lightfoot.
1975: 'Love Will Keep Us Together' by The Captain & Tennille.
1976: 'Silly Love Songs' by Paul McCartney & Wings.
1977: 'Got to Give it Up (part 1)' by Marvin Gaye.
1978: 'Shadow Dancing' by Andy Gibb.
1979: 'Ring My Bell' by Anita Ward.
1980: 'Coming Up (Live at Glasgow)' by Paul McCartney & Wings.
1981: 'Bette Davis Eyes' by Kim Carnes.
1982: 'Ebony & Ivory' by Paul McCartney & Stevie Wonder.
1983: 'Flashdance… What A Feeling' by Irene Cara.
1984: 'The Reflex' by Duran Duran.
1985: 'Heaven' by Bryan Adams.
1986: 'On My Own' by Patti LaBelle & Michael McDonald.
1987: 'I Wanna Dance With Somebody (Who Loves Me)' by Whitney Houston.
1988: 'Foolish Beat' by Debbie Gibson.
1989: 'Baby Don't Forget My Number' by Milli Vanilli.
These were the most popular songs on July 1 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