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
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July 21 in 70s/80s History:
On this date 106 years ago, media critic Marshall McLuhan was born.
On this date 93 years ago, actor Don Knotts was born.
"Morning has Broken" singer Cat Stevens was born on this date in 1948.
"Mork & Mindy" comedian Robin Williams was born on this date in 1952.
Josh Hartnett was born on this date in 1978.
We have a complete list of current and former Baseball players who are celebrating birthdays today.
In The News for July 21:
On this date in 1976 Gary Gilmore is arrested in Provo, Utah for the murder of a motel owner and a gas station attendant.
Movies released on July 21:
Eat a Bowl of Tea in 1989
Shag in 1989
UHF in 1989
The #1 Songs for July 21:
1970: 'Mama Told Me (Not to Come)' by Three Dog Night.
1971: 'It's Too Late' by Carole King.
1972: 'Lean on Me' by Bill Withers.
1973: 'Bad, Bad Leroy Brown' by Jim Croce.
1974: 'Rock Your Baby' by George McCrae.
1975: 'Listen to What the Man Said' by Paul McCartney & Wings.
1976: 'Afternoon Delight' by Starland Vocal Band.
1977: 'Da Doo Ron Ron' by Shaun Cassidy.
1978: 'Shadow Dancing' by Andy Gibb.
1979: 'Bad Girls' by Donna Summer.
1980: 'It's Still Rock and Roll to Me' by Billy Joel.
1981: 'Bette Davis Eyes' by Kim Carnes.
1982: 'Don't You Want Me' by Human League.
1983: 'Every Breath You Take' by The Police.
1984: 'When Doves Cry' by Prince.
1985: 'A View to a Kill' by Duran Duran.
1986: 'Invisible Touch' by Genesis.
1987: 'Alone' by Heart.
1988: 'The Flame' by Cheap Trick .
1989: 'If You Don't Know Me By Now' by Simply Red.
These were the most popular songs on July 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