Top 5 Yearly 80's Happenings

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Yes, another Totally 80’s weekend is near (Friday, Oct 1 @ Noon), and since we’re featuring the decade every hour by year, I came up with a list of the Top 5 things that happened each year of the “Me Generation”.  See if you remember these things happening.

1980
The Rubik’s Cube came out
Pac-Man was introduced
Mt St. Helen erupted
John Lennon was assassinated
USA boycotted Summer Olympics & Won Hockey Gold in Winter Olympics
Nothing came between Brook Shields and her Calvin’s.

1981
Prince Charles and Diana were married, as were Luke and Laura (General Hospital)
DeLorean’s began production
1st Space Shuttle (Columbia) blasted off
Assassination attempts on Ronald Reagan and Pope John Paul II were unsuccessful
MTV turned on.
Sandra Day O’Connor was the first women in the Supreme Court

1982
Ozzy bites the head off a bat
John Belushi O.D.ed
Michael Jackson’s Thriller drops
Tylenol was recalled
The Vietnam Memorial was erected
Liposuction became available

1983
Camcorder were brand new
CD’s were introduced
Everyone was urged to “Just Say No
Cabbage Patch Kids were introduced
Anorexia takes Karen Carpenter
Vanessa Williams becomes the first African American Miss America

1984
Apple introduced the MAC
Stone Washed Jeans were finally for sale
Michael Jackson’s hair caught on fire
Infomercials were introduced
Prince tried to act in Purple Rain
"Miami Vice Look” hit the mainstream

1985
The PMRC started “educating us” on music content
Windows version 1.0 is introduced
Live Aid rocked two continents
They open the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
New Coke comes & goes
Nintendo hits the shelves & Super Mario Brothers Rule the world.

1986
The Challenger exploded
George Bush Hated Broccoli
Chernobyl happened
We held Hands across America
The Yogo hits the streets
Iran Contra Affair was exposed

1987
Bruce and Demi Married
Black Monday happened
Baby Jessica was rescued from the well
The 1st 3-d Video game was invented
Jim Bakker & Gary Hart got caught in Scandals
Condom commercials show up on TV

1988
Jimmy Swaggert Confessed
CD’s out sell Albums
Mike Tyson and Robin Gibbons Marry & Divorce
Geraldo gets his nose broken
Jimmy “The Greek” gets fired
Sunny Bono becomes Mayor

1989
Exxon Valdez spilled oil in Alaska
Song skips during Milli Vanilli concert
We lost Lucy
The Berlin Wall fell
San Francisco had an earthquake
Pete Rose banned from Baseball

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First of all Good day! I

First of all Good day! I would just like to give thanks to the admin who posted this one I really appreciate it thank you.
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