Today we’ll be throwin it back to the 80s. Well go over their outfits, hair styles, tv shows, what was popular, what wasn’t popular, what was being printed in newspapers, etc.
This is a day late due to not being saved correctly:(
Hair in the 80s!
I can remember watching home movies of my sister getting ready for dances and stuff and her hair was always crazy like these pictures lol. My mom says her room constantly smelled like Aqua Net.
Items In The 80s:
The First Rubiks Cube came out! Lol a shoes add for adidas. Golden Dream Barbie Doll. Garbage Pail Kids. (Sadly I had these lol, I guess it was hand downs from my siblings) Sony Betamax before the VHS player came out! Apparently the hottest and most wanted shoe in the 80s. New York Seltzer Soda lol. Trapper Keeper? Pretty sure it’s a notebook to organize your papers for school. The first slap on bracelets came out!
What Made The News in the 80s:
- Ronald Reagan elected president of the United States.
- John Lennon from “The Beatles” is shot dead on December of 1980 by Mark Chapman outside of his NY apartment. RIP🙏
- Led Zepplin breaks up after the death of drummer John Bonham. RIP🙏
- In Washinton State, Mt. St. Helens erupts, causing 57deaths and 3billion $$ worth of damage.
- CNN, founded by Ted Turner, was broadcasted worldwide.
- Super Bowl in Pasadena was won by the Pittsburgh Steelers.👎
- MTV was born on August 1 1981!
- Legend Bob Marley died on May 11, 1981. 🙏RIP King Of Reggae.
- Super Bowl at New Orleans was won by Oakland Raiders in 1981.👎
- Great Britain and Argentina were at war in 1982.
- Canada gained complete independence in 1982.
- Super Bowl in Pontiac was won by San Francisco 49ers for 1982👎
- The first ever “Hooters” opened up in 1982.
- An earthquake in Turkey took the lives of 1,200 people in 1983.
- Vanessa Williams became the first African-American to win the title of Miss America in 1983.
- M*A*S*H aired it’s last episode in 1983.
- Super Bowl at Pasadena was won by Washington Redskins.👎
- In 1983 Crack’ cocaine was made for the first time in the Bahamas and was used in the US within a couple of years.
- AIDS and HIV was discovered in 1983.
- In 1983 the first mobile phone was introduced by Motorola in the US.
- In 1984 Indian Prime Minister Indira Gandhi was assassinated by her own bodyguards on October 31.
- In 1984 The Super Bowl at Tampa was won by LA Raiders.👎
- In 1985 The First hole in the Ozone layer was detected near the Antarctic region.
- The Titanic Reckage was found in 1985.
- The Super Bowl at Stanford was won by San Francisco in 1985👎
- The first WrestleMania was in 1985.
- In 1986 The US space shutter ‘Challenger’ went up in flames after its launch, killing all seven astronauts inside.RIP🙏
- The famous ‘Oprah Winfrey Show’ was born in 1986.
- At the age of 20 Mike Tyson became the youngest heavyweight boxing champion in 1986.
- Super Bowl at New Orleans was won by Chicago in 1986👎
- FIFA World Cup – Mexico was won by Argentina in 1986.
- First AIDS test was done in 1986.
- In 1987 Doug Williams was the first black quarterback to play in the Super Bowl for the Wasington Redskins.
- The Super Bowl was won by the NY Giants in 1987.
- Prozac became available for depression in 1987.
- In 1988 George H. W. Bush was elected as President of the United States.
- In 1988 Nike came up with their famous tagline ‘Just Do It’.
- Crack cocaine was easily available and used regularly in 1988.
- In 1989 the wall of Berlin was taken down!
- WWW: World Wide Web was framed early this year by a scientist at CERN. In 1989.
- The first episode of The Simpsons was aired in 1989.
- The first Game Boy was released in Japan in 1989.
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All Images found on google images.
I hope this information brought back some memories for some of you and also taught some of you somethings that happened in the 80s.
We’ve come a long way since the 80s. First Blacks to play in super bowl? First black to be crowned Miss America? AIDS being called “Gay Disease”?.
Thank God we’ve came further than this by now.