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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April 27 in 70s/80s History:
"Quincy" actor Jack Klugman was born on this date in 1922.
"American Top 40" host Casey Kasem was born on this date in 1932.
"Morning Train (9 to 5) singer Sheena Easton was born on this date in 1959.
We have a complete list of current and former Baseball players who are celebrating birthdays today.
In The News for April 27:
On this date in 1976 An American Airlines 727 overran the runway on landing at St Thomas, Virgin Islands killing 37.
The #1 Songs for April 27:
1970: 'ABC' by The Jackson 5.
1971: 'Joy to the World' by Three Dog Night.
1972: 'The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face' by Roberta Flack.
1973: 'Tie a Yellow Ribbon Round the Ole Oak Tree' by Dawn featuring Tony Orlando.
1974: 'The Sound of Philadelphia' by MFSB featuring Three Degrees.
1975: 'Another Somebody Done Somebody Wrong Song' by B.J. Thomas.
1976: 'Disco Lady' by Johnnie Taylor.
1977: 'Don't Leave Me This Way' by Thelma Houston.
1978: 'Night Fever' by Bee Gees.
1979: 'Knock on Wood' by Amii Stewart.
1980: 'Call Me' by Blondie.
1981: 'Kiss On My List' by Daryl Hall & John Oates.
1982: 'I Love Rock 'N Roll' by Joan Jett & the Blackhearts.
1983: 'Come On Eileen' by Dexy's Midnight Runners.
1984: 'Against All Odds (Take A Look At Me Now)' by Phil Collins.
1985: 'We Are The World' by USA for Africa.
1986: 'Kiss' by Prince & the Revolution.
1987: 'I Knew You Were Waiting (For Me)' by Aretha Franklin and George Michael.
1988: 'Where Do Broken Hearts Go' by Whitney Houston.
1989: 'Like A Prayer' by Madonna.
These were the most popular songs on April 27 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