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.)
September 16 in 70s/80s History:
"Columbo" actor Peter Falk was born on this date in 1927.
We have a complete list of current and former Baseball players who are celebrating birthdays today.
In The News for September 16:
On this date in 1989 Hurricane Hugo, which will cause damage through the 22nd, hits the Caribbean on its way to the Southeast U.S. and eventually kills 504.
Movies released on September 16:
Even Dwarfs Started Small in 1970
Crossing Delancey in 1988
Strange Invaders in 1983
The #1 Songs for September 16:
1970: 'War' by Edwin Starr.
1971: 'Go Away Little Girl' by Donny Osmond.
1972: 'Black & White' by Three Dog Night.
1973: 'Delta Dawn' by Helen Reddy.
1974: 'I Shot the Sheriff' by Eric Clapton.
1975: 'Rhinestone Cowboy' by Glen Campbell.
1976: '(Shake, Shake, Shake) Shake Your Booty' by K.C. & the Sunshine Band.
1977: 'Best of My Love' by Emotions.
1978: 'Boogie Oogie Oogie' by A Taste of Honey.
1979: 'My Sharona' by The Knack.
1980: 'Upside Down' by Diana Ross.
1981: 'Endless Love' by Diana Ross & Lionel Richie.
1982: 'Hard To Say I'm Sorry' by Chicago.
1983: 'Maniac' by Michael Sembello.
1984: 'What's Love Got To Do With It' by Tina Turner.
1985: 'St. Elmo's Fire (Man in Motion)' by John Parr.
1986: 'Take My Breath Away' by Berlin.
1987: 'La Bamba' by Los Lobos.
1988: 'Sweet Child O' Mine' by Guns N' Roses.
1989: 'Don't Wanna Lose You' by Gloria Estefan.
These were the most popular songs on September 16 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