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.)
May 23 in 70s/80s History:
On this date 43 years ago, singer/songwriter Jewel was born.
We have a complete list of current and former Baseball players who are celebrating birthdays today.
Movies released on May 23:
Pat Garrett and Billy the Kid in 1973
Shining in 1980
Indiana Jones and the Temple Of Doom in 1984
The #1 Songs for May 23:
1970: 'American Woman' by The Guess Who.
1971: 'Joy to the World' by Three Dog Night.
1972: 'The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face' by Roberta Flack.
1973: 'You Are the Sunshine of My Life' by Stevie Wonder.
1974: 'The Streak' by Ray Stevens.
1975: 'He Don't Love You (Like I Do)' by Tony Orlando & Dawn.
1976: 'Silly Love Songs' by Paul McCartney & Wings.
1977: 'Sir Duke' by Stevie Wonder.
1978: 'With a Little Luck' by Paul McCartney & Wings.
1979: 'Reunited' by Peaches & Herb.
1980: 'Call Me' by Blondie.
1981: 'Bette Davis Eyes' by Kim Carnes.
1982: 'Ebony & Ivory' by Paul McCartney & Stevie Wonder.
1983: 'Let's Dance' by David Bowie.
1984: 'Hello' by Lionel Richie.
1985: 'Don't You (Forget About Me)' by Simple Minds.
1986: 'Greatest Love of All' by Whitney Houston.
1987: 'With Or Without You' by U2.
1988: 'Anything for You' by Gloria Estefan.
1989: 'Forever Your Girl' by Paula Abdul.
These were the most popular songs on May 23 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