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Don't Deny it!! You love the 80s.
Well, now it's time to re-live that great turning point in our cultural heritage... ;)

Cruising down River Street
The "Quarter Mile"
Asti Spumanti


The Birth of MTV
they showed this guy about a billion times an hour!

Cost of a first-class stamp:
$0.15 ($0.18 as of 3/22/81;
$0.20 as of 11/1/81)

1st launch of a space shuttle (Columbia)

Dead Musicians:
Bob Marley
Bill Haley
Harry Chapin
Composer Samuel Barber
Hoagy Charmichael

Dead Actors:
William Holden
Natalie Wood

Dead Politicians:
Anwar al-Sadat

Atari releases home version of Pac-Man

IBM PCs were introduced

AIDS (Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome) rears its ugly head

Super bowl - Oakland beat Philadelphia (27-10)

World Series - LA Dodgers beat NY Yankees (4-2)

NBA Championship - Boston beat Houston (4-2)

Tony Award Winners
42nd Street - Best Musical
Amadeus - Best Play

The Top 10 Pop Singles of 1981

- yep - that's the 7" vinyl singleBETTE DAVIS EYES
Kim Carnes

Diana Ross & Lionel Richie

Kenny Rogers

r. i. p.(Just Like) STARTING OVER
John Lennon

Rick Springfield

Kool and the Gang

I wanted my hair to look like that Oates guy!KISS ON MY LIST
Daryl Hall and John Oates

Eddie Rabbitt

9 TO 5
Dolly Parton

REO Speedwagon

Top Television Shows for the
1980-1981 Season

Who Shot J.R.?Dallas
60 Minutes
The Dukes of Hazzard
The Love Boat
Private Benjamin
House Calls
The Jeffersons
Luke and Laura's Wedding (General Hospital)

Ronald Reagan's Inauguration

Iranian Hostages were released

Sandra Day O'Connor becomes first female Supreme Court Justice

Time's Person of The Year:
     Lech Walesa

Diana Spencer married into the Royal Family becoming the Princess of Wales.

Acid Washed Jeans
Members Only Jackets
Jordache Jeans
Penny Loafers
Izod Shirts

Acadamy Award nominations and Winners (in bold):

Best Picture:
"CHARIOTS OF FIRE", "Atlantic City", "On Golden Pond", "Raiders of the Lost Ark", "Reds"

Best Actor:

HENRY FONDA in "On Golden Pond", Warren Beatty in "Reds", Burt Lancaster in "Atlantic City", Dudley Moore in "Arthur", Paul Newman in "Absence of Malice"

Best Actress:

KATHARINE HEPBURN in "On Golden Pond", Diane Keaton in "Reds", Marsha Mason in "Only When I Laugh", Susan Sarandon in "Atlantic City", Meryl Streep in "The French Lieutenant's Woman"

Best Supporting Actor:

JOHN GIELGUD in "Arthur", James Coco in "Only When I Laugh", Ian Holm in "Chariots of Fire", Jack Nicholson in "Reds", Howard E. Rollins, Jr. in "Ragtime"

Best Supporting Actress:

MAUREEN STAPLETON in "Reds", Melinda Dillon in "Absence of Malice", Jane Fonda in "On Golden Pond", Joan Hackett in "Only When I Laugh", Elizabeth McGovern in "Ragtime"

Best Director:

WARREN BEATTY for "Reds", Hugh Hudson for "Chariots of Fire", Louis Malle for "Atlantic City", Mark Rydell for "On Golden Pond", Steven Spielberg for "Raiders of the Lost Ark"