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Welcome to the Super70s family of websites: There is, which covers the 1970s. There is, which covers the 1980s. And there is, 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 as well.

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 to your favorites, so you can find us again. You can also make your home page.)

October 17 in 70s/80s History:

Happy Birthday:
On this date 79 years ago, daredevil Evel Knievel was born.
"Superman" actress Margot Kidder was born on this date in 1948.
Chris Kirkpatrick was born on this date in 1971.
We have a complete list of current and former Baseball players who are celebrating birthdays today.

In The News for October 17:
On this date in 1977 US Supreme Court overrules ban on Concorde flights into New York area. Air France and British Air begin New York service later in the year.

Movies released on October 17:
Benji in 1975
The Black Stallion in 1979
The Hot Rock in 1972
The Way We Were in 1973
Rooster Cogburn in 1975
Cross of Iron in 1977
Scared Straight! in 1978

The #1 Songs for October 17:
1970: 'I'll Be There' by The Jackson 5.
1971: 'Maggie May' by Rod Stewart.
1972: 'Ben' by Michael Jackson.
1973: 'Half Breed' by Cher.
1974: 'I Honestly Love You' by Olivia Newton-John.
1975: 'Bad Blood' by Neil Sedaka.
1976: 'Disco Duck (part 1)' by Rick Dees & His Cast of Idiots.
1977: 'You Light Up My Life' by Debby Boone.
1978: 'Kiss You All Over' by Exile.
1979: 'Don't Stop 'Til You Get Enough' by Michael Jackson.
1980: 'Another One Bites the Dust' by Queen.
1981: 'Arthur's Theme (Best That You Can Do)' by Christopher Cross.
1982: 'Jack & Diane' by John Cougar.
1983: 'Total Eclipse of the Heart' by Bonnie Tyler.
1984: 'I Just Called To Say I Love You' by Stevie Wonder.
1985: 'Oh Sheila' by Ready for the World.
1986: 'When I Think of You' by Janet Jackson.
1987: 'Lost in Emotion' by Lisa Lisa & Cult Jam.
1988: 'Red Red Wine' by UB40.
1989: 'Miss You Much' by Janet Jackson.
These were the most popular songs on October 17 of each year.


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