Welcome to Super70s.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
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January 17 in 70s/80s History:
On this date 75 years ago, boxer Muhammad Ali (Cassius Clay) was born.
We have a complete list of current and former Baseball players who are celebrating birthdays today.
In The News for January 17:
On this date in 1971 In Super Bowl V in Miami, the Baltimore Colts defeated the Dallas Cowboys by a score of 16-13.
On this date in 1977 Convicted murderer Gary Gilmore becomes the first to be executed in the United States in a decade.
On this date in 1988 Denver CB Jeremiah Castille causes Cleveland Browns RB Earnest Byner's to fumble on what would have been a game-tying touchdown drive late in a 38-33 Broncos' victory in AFC Championship game.
Movies released on January 17:
Rent-A-Cop in 1988
The #1 Songs for January 17:
1970: 'Raindrops Keep Fallin' on My Head' by B.J. Thomas.
1971: 'My Sweet Lord' by George Harrison.
1972: 'American Pie' by Don McClean.
1973: 'You're So Vain' by Carly Simon.
1974: 'The Joker' by Steve Miller Band.
1975: 'Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds' by Elton John.
1976: 'I Write the Songs' by Barry Manilow.
1977: 'You Make Me Feel Like Dancing' by Leo Sayer.
1978: 'Baby Come Back' by Player.
1979: 'Le Freak' by Chic.
1980: 'Please Don't Go' by K.C. and the Sunshine Band.
1981: '(Just Like) Starting Over' by John Lennon.
1982: 'Physical' by Olivia Newton-John.
1983: 'Down Under' by Men at Work.
1984: 'Say Say Say' by Paul McCartney & Michael Jackson.
1985: 'Like a Virgin' by Madonna.
1986: 'Say You, Say Me' by Lionel Richie.
1987: 'Shake You Down' by Gregory Abbott.
1988: 'Got My Mind Set On You' by George Harrison.
1989: 'My Prerogative' by Bobby Brown.
These were the most popular songs on January 17 of each year.
Do you remember the Concorde,
the Bee Gees, John
Travolta and Saturday Night Fever, Kent
State and the end
of the Vietnam War, Pop
Rocks, the Pet Rock,
the Mood Ring and
the Lava Lamp, Nixon
Jaws and Rocky,
Elton John, Peter
Frampton and The
Fawcett & Charlie's
Angels, the Bermuda
Mile Island and the Disappearance
of D.B. Cooper, the Iranian
Hostage Crisis and Watergate?
Then this site is FOR YOU!