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  • 4 months ago

Michael Jackson’s official music video for “Thriller” Thriller is the sixth studio album by American singer and songwriter Michael Jackson, released on November 30, 1982, by Epic Records. It was produced by Quincy Jones, who had previously worked with Jackson on his 1979 album Off...

  • 4 months ago

A boombox is a transistorized portable music player featuring one or two cassette tape recorder/players and AM/FM radio, generally with a carrying handle. Beginning in the mid-1980s, a CD player was often included. Sound is delivered through an amplifier and two or more integrated loudspeakers....

  • 4 months ago

The Game Boy is an 8-bit handheld game console developed and manufactured by Nintendo. The first handheld in the Game Boy family, it was first released in Japan on April 21, 1989, then North America, three months later, and lastly in Europe, more than one...

  • 5 months ago

Breakdancing, also called breaking or b-boying/b-girling, is an athletic style of street dance from the United States. While diverse in the amount of variation available in the dance, breakdancing mainly consists of four kinds of movement: toprock, downrock, power moves and freezes. Breakdancing is typically...

  • 5 months ago

Max Headroom is a British fictional artificial intelligence (AI) character, known for his wit, stuttering and electronically altered voice. He was introduced in early 1985. The character was created by George Stone, Annabel Jankel, and Rocky Morton. Max was portrayed by Matt Frewer and was...

  • 6 months ago

Cabbage Patch Kids are a line of one-of-a-kind cloth dolls with plastic heads first produced by Coleco Industries in 1982. They were inspired by the Little People soft sculptured dolls sold by Xavier Roberts as collectibles and registered in the United States copyright office in...

  • 6 months ago

The Rubik’s Cube is a 3-D combination puzzle invented in 1974 by Hungarian sculptor and professor of architecture Ernő Rubik. Originally called the Magic Cube, the puzzle was licensed by Rubik to be sold by Ideal Toy Corp. in 1980[5] via businessman Tibor Laczi and...

  • 6 months ago

Garfield is an American comic strip created by Jim Davis. Originally published locally as Jon in 1976, then in national syndication from 1978 as Garfield, it chronicles the life of the title character, Garfield the cat; Jon Arbuckle, his human owner; and Odie, the dog....

  • 6 months ago

The digital pets, which first hit shelves in Japan in 1996, quickly became a global phenomenon following their worldwide release the following year. Kids whose parents got them one of these needy little keychain creatures may have been delighted at first. But who doesn’t remember...

  • 7 months ago

Remember back in school having to do the sit and reach test? The sit and reach test is a common measure of flexibility, and specifically measures the flexibility of the lower back and hamstring muscles. This test is important because tightness in this area is...

  • 7 months ago

A videocassette recorder (VCR) or video recorder is an electromechanical device that records analog audio and analog video from broadcast television or another source on a removable, magnetic tape videocassette, and can playback the recording. The use of a VCR to record a television program...

  • 7 months ago

by Jane Kenney Not all colorful characters in commercials between Saturday morning cartoons are meant to sell you something for a profit. Some Public Service Announcements, also known as PSA’s, have brought us cherished and timeless American icons, others have faded into obscurity and you’ve...

  • 8 months ago

A mixtape (alternatively mix-tape or mix tape) is a compilation of music, typically from multiple sources, recorded onto a medium. With origins in the 1980s, the term normally describes a homemade compilation of music onto a cassette tape, CD, or digital playlist. The songs are...

  • 8 months ago

“We Are the World” is a charity single originally recorded by the supergroup USA for Africa in 1985. It was written by Michael Jackson and Lionel Richie and produced by Quincy Jones and Michael Omartian for the album We Are the World. With sales in...

  • 9 months ago

Fraggle Rock (also known as Jim Henson’s Fraggle Rock or Fraggle Rock with Jim Henson’s Muppets) is a children’s puppet television series about interconnected societies of Muppet creatures, created by Jim Henson. An international co-production of Canada, the United Kingdom and the United States, Fraggle...

  • 9 months ago

The product’s gimmick is that the lollipop takes the form of a long cylinder that retracts into a capped plastic tube, and must be “pushed” out for consumption. Push Pop varieties to include Original, spring-loaded Jumbo, Triple Power, Flip-N-Dip, push pop sliderz, and Push Pump...

  • 9 months ago

Betamax (also known as Beta, as in its logo) is a consumer-level analog recording and cassette format of magnetic tape for video, commonly known as a video cassette recorder. It was developed by Sony and was released in Japan on May 10, 1975, followed by...

  • 10 months ago

Homer hastily drives the Family Sedan with Marge and Maggie through a snow-covered street. They are late for Bart and Lisa’s Christmas pageant at Springfield Elementary School. After crashing into a pile of snow at the front of Springfield Elementary School park, Homer and Marge...

  • 10 months ago

 Driving Miss Daisy is a 1989 American comedy-drama film directed by Bruce Beresford and written by Alfred Uhry, based on Uhry’s 1987 play of the same name. The film stars Jessica Tandy, Morgan Freeman, and Dan Aykroyd. Freeman reprised his role from the original...

  • 10 months ago

BY MATTHEW MAHLER Nothing reflects the laughably over-the-top aesthetic of the ’80s like the decade’s ridiculous horror films, which are even funnier after 40 years. Along with comedy, horror is the most inherently ephemeral genre, easily dated and forgotten with whatever fad dominates for a...

  • 10 months ago

The Max Headroom signal hijacking occurred on the night of November 22, 1987, when the television broadcasts of two stations in Chicago, Illinois, United States, were hijacked in an act of broadcast piracy by a video of an unidentified person wearing a Max Headroom mask and costume, accompanied by distorted audio and a corrugated metal panel...

  • 11 months ago

by Brian Galindo Honestly, you would probably still want to put these on your wish list! 1. Mall Madness Why you totally wanted this: The game looked interactive AF, and honestly, in the ’80s there was nothing cooler than a mall! 2. Sea Wees Why...

  • 11 months ago

A friendship bracelet is a decorative bracelet given by one person to another as a symbol of friendship. Friendship bracelets are often handmade, usually of embroidery floss or thread and are a type of macrame. There are various styles and patterns, but most are based...

  • 11 months ago

Who would spin this at school? The old school fidget spinner.

  • 11 months ago

On this day in 1984, “The Terminator” directed by James Cameron, starring Arnold Schwarzenegger and Linda Hamilton is released in the US.

  • 11 months ago

Do you remember reloading one of these?

  • 12 months ago

Ferris Bueller (Matthew Broderick), the Chicago high schooler who played hooky and had the adventure of a lifetime, was everything that teens wanted to emulate in the 1980s. He was the perfect poster child for kids who wanted to misbehave without doing anything technically illegal....

  • 12 months ago

While having the world at your fingertips in just seconds today is pretty cool, there was something a little bit fun about the anticipation that came with logging into AOL and singing along to its chorus of screeches as you waited for the homepage to...

  • 12 months ago

Sure, you could play video games at home, but there was something special in the ’80s about hitting the arcade with a big roll of quarters in your pocket and challenging some friends to a friendly game of Rampage. The sound of an arcade packed...

  • 1 year ago

Getting new back-to-school clothing was cool, but getting a new Trapper Keeper (like this one available on Amazon) made you feel like you were going to rule the school in the coming year. From the interior pencil pocket to the satisfying crunch of the Velcro...

  • 1 year ago

Though most people don’t remember much of the first-ever televised MTV Video Music Awards in 1984, they’ll always remember Madonna writhing around the stage in a wedding gown while singing “Like a Virgin.” It wasn’t exactly groundbreaking stuff, but it was impossible to look away...

  • 1 year ago

Did you own a pair of Wearing Ray-Ban Wayfarers?

  • 1 year ago

by K. Gitter 1. Nirvana – “About A Girl” In 1993, Seattle grunge rock band Nirvana taped a legendary acoustic concert as part of the MTV Unplugged series. In recognition of their epic show, DoYouRemember looks back at the Most Unforgettable MTV Unplugged Performances of All...

  • 1 year ago

Jordache Enterprises, Inc. is an American clothing company that markets apparel including shirts, jeans, and outerwear. The brand is known for its designer jeans that were popular in the late 1970s and early 1980s. Since the 2000s, Jordache has also diversified into real estate in...

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