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.)
January 18 in 70s/80s History:We have a complete list of current and former Baseball players who are celebrating birthdays today.
In The News for January 18:
On this date in 1971 A Bulgarian airliner crashed in heavy fog in Zurich, Switzerland killing 35.
On this date in 1976 In Super Bowl X in Miami, the Pittsburgh Steelers defeated the Dallas Cowboys by a score of 21-17.
Movies released on January 18:
Honeysuckle Rose in 1980
Independence Day in 1983
Lianna in 1983
The #1 Songs for January 18:
1970: 'Raindrops Keep Fallin' on My Head' by B.J. Thomas.
1971: 'My Sweet Lord' by George Harrison.
1972: 'American Pie' by Don McClean.
1973: 'You're So Vain' by Carly Simon.
1974: 'The Joker' by Steve Miller Band.
1975: 'Mandy' by Barry Manilow.
1976: 'I Write the Songs' by Barry Manilow.
1977: 'You Make Me Feel Like Dancing' by Leo Sayer.
1978: 'Baby Come Back' by Player.
1979: 'Le Freak' by Chic.
1980: 'Please Don't Go' by K.C. and the Sunshine Band.
1981: '(Just Like) Starting Over' by John Lennon.
1982: 'Physical' by Olivia Newton-John.
1983: 'Down Under' by Men at Work.
1984: 'Say Say Say' by Paul McCartney & Michael Jackson.
1985: 'Like a Virgin' by Madonna.
1986: 'Say You, Say Me' by Lionel Richie.
1987: 'Shake You Down' by Gregory Abbott.
1988: 'Got My Mind Set On You' by George Harrison.
1989: 'My Prerogative' by Bobby Brown.
These were the most popular songs on January 18 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