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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October 2 in 70s/80s History:We have a complete list of current and former Baseball players who are celebrating birthdays today.
In The News for October 2:
On this date in 1970 A Martin 404 carrying Wichita State football team to Utah crashed into a mountain in Colorado killing 32.
On this date in 1971 A Vanguard/BEA crashed due to a structural failure near Ghent, Belgium killing 63.
Movies released on October 2:
Mean Streets in 1973
The Taking of Pelham One Two Three in 1974
Goin' South in 1978
Union City in 1980
Enter The Ninja in 1981
Paternity in 1981
The #1 Songs for October 2:
1970: 'Ain't No Mountain High Enough' by Diana Ross.
1971: 'Maggie May' by Rod Stewart.
1972: 'Baby Don't Get Hooked On Me' by Mac Davis.
1973: 'We're An American Band' by Grand Funk.
1974: 'Rock Me Gently' by Andy Kim.
1975: 'I'm Sorry' by John Denver.
1976: 'Play that Funky Music' by Wild Cherry.
1977: 'Star Wars Theme/Cantina Band' by Meco.
1978: 'Kiss You All Over' by Exile.
1979: 'My Sharona' by The Knack.
1980: 'Upside Down' by Diana Ross.
1981: 'Endless Love' by Diana Ross & Lionel Richie.
1982: 'Jack & Diane' by John Cougar.
1983: 'Total Eclipse of the Heart' by Bonnie Tyler.
1984: 'Let's Go Crazy' by Prince & the Revolution.
1985: 'Money for Nothing' by Dire Straits.
1986: 'Stuck With You' by Huey Lewis and the News.
1987: 'Didn't We Almost Have It All' by Whitney Houston.
1988: 'Don't Worry Be Happy' by Bobby McFerrin.
1989: 'Girl I'm Gonna Miss You' by Milli Vanilli.
These were the most popular songs on October 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