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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August 30 in 70s/80s History:
On this date 71 years ago, skier Jean-Claude Killy was born.
On this date 42 years ago, actress Cameron Diaz was born.
We have a complete list of current and former Baseball players who are celebrating birthdays today.
In The News for August 30:
On this date in 1979 Hurricane David hits the Caribbean and Eastern U.S. through Sept 7 and leaves more than 1,100 dead.
On this date in 1983 The Challenger becomes the first shuttle launched at night.
Movies released on August 30:
The Last House on the Left in 1972
Avalanche in 1978
The #1 Songs for August 30:
1970: 'War' by Edwin Starr.
1971: 'How Can You Mend A Broken Heart' by Bee Gees.
1972: 'Alone Again (Naturally)' by Gilbert O'Sullivan.
1973: 'Brother Louie' by Stories.
1974: '(You're) Having My Baby' by Paul Anka.
1975: 'Get Down Tonight' by K.C. & the Sunshine Band.
1976: 'Don't Go Breaking My Heart' by Elton John & Kikki Dee.
1977: 'I Just Want to be Your Everything' by Andy Gibb.
1978: 'Grease' by Frankie Valli.
1979: 'My Sharona' by The Knack.
1980: 'Sailing' by Christopher Cross.
1981: 'Endless Love' by Diana Ross & Lionel Richie.
1982: 'Eye of the Tiger' by Survivor.
1983: 'Every Breath You Take' by The Police.
1984: 'Ghostbusters' by Ray Parker Jr..
1985: 'The Power of Love' by Huey Lewis and the News.
1986: 'Higher Love' by Steve Winwood.
1987: 'La Bamba' by Los Lobos.
1988: 'Monkey' by George Michael .
1989: 'Right Here Waiting' by Richard Marx.
These were the most popular songs on August 30 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!