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.)
October 21 in 70s/80s History:
"Star Wars" actress Carrie Fisher was born on this date in 1956.
Jeremy Miller was born on this date in 1976.
We have a complete list of current and former Baseball players who are celebrating birthdays today.
In The News for October 21:
On this date in 1972 An Olympic Airways YS-11 undershot a runway in heavy rain and plunged into sea near Athens, Greece killing 37 of 53.
Movies released on October 21:
Friday Foster in 1975
Bat21 in 1988
Elvira in 1988
Halloween 4 - The Return of Michael Myers in 1988
The Lair of the White Worm in 1988
Mystic Pizza in 1988
The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad! in 1988
Tapeheads in 1988
Things Change in 1988
Without a Clue in 1988
The Dead Zone in 1983
Rumble Fish in 1983
Under Fire in 1983
The #1 Songs for October 21:
1970: 'I'll Be There' by The Jackson 5.
1971: 'Maggie May' by Rod Stewart.
1972: 'My Ding-A-Ling' by Chuck Berry.
1973: 'Angie' by The Rolling Stones.
1974: 'Nothing from Nothing' by Billy Preston.
1975: 'Bad Blood' by Neil Sedaka.
1976: 'Disco Duck (part 1)' by Rick Dees & His Cast of Idiots.
1977: 'You Light Up My Life' by Debby Boone.
1978: 'Kiss You All Over' by Exile.
1979: 'Rise' by Herb Alpert.
1980: 'Another One Bites the Dust' by Queen.
1981: 'Arthur's Theme (Best That You Can Do)' by Christopher Cross.
1982: 'Jack & Diane' by John Cougar.
1983: 'Total Eclipse of the Heart' by Bonnie Tyler.
1984: 'I Just Called To Say I Love You' by Stevie Wonder.
1985: 'Take On Me' by a-ha.
1986: 'When I Think of You' by Janet Jackson.
1987: 'Lost in Emotion' by Lisa Lisa & Cult Jam.
1988: 'Red Red Wine' by UB40.
1989: 'Miss You Much' by Janet Jackson.
These were the most popular songs on October 21 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