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.)
June 2 in 70s/80s History:
On this date 74 years ago, actor Stacy Keach was born.
"The Entertainer" pianist/composer Marvin Hamlisch was born on this date in 1944.
"Leave it to Beaver" actor Jerry Mathers was born on this date in 1948.
We have a complete list of current and former Baseball players who are celebrating birthdays today.
Movies released on June 2:
Corvette Summer in 1978
Dead Poets Society in 1989
Vampires Kiss in 1989
Brain Damage in 1988
Salome's Last Dance in 1988
The #1 Songs for June 2:
1970: 'Everything Is Beautiful' by Ray Stevens.
1971: 'Brown Sugar' by The Rolling Stones.
1972: 'Oh Girl' by Chi-Lites.
1973: 'My Love' by Paul McCartney & Wings.
1974: 'The Streak' by Ray Stevens.
1975: 'Before the Next Teardrop Falls' by Freddy Fender.
1976: 'Love Hangover' by Diana Ross.
1977: 'Sir Duke' by Stevie Wonder.
1978: 'With a Little Luck' by Paul McCartney & Wings.
1979: 'Hot Stuff' by Donna Summer.
1980: 'Funkytown' by Lipps, Inc..
1981: 'Bette Davis Eyes' by Kim Carnes.
1982: 'Ebony & Ivory' by Paul McCartney & Stevie Wonder.
1983: 'Flashdance… What A Feeling' by Irene Cara.
1984: 'Let's Hear It For The Boy' by Deniece Williams.
1985: 'Everything She Wants' by Wham!.
1986: 'Greatest Love of All' by Whitney Houston.
1987: 'With Or Without You' by U2.
1988: 'One More Try' by George Michael .
1989: 'Forever Your Girl' by Paula Abdul.
These were the most popular songs on June 2 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