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Popular Books Written In The 1980s

The 80's Blog Jan 31, 2015 No Comments

Let’s face it- most books just aren’t very good. There’s a reason why most authors don’t make much money. But every once in a while, an amazing book is written. And believe it or not, that even happened in the 80’s. Here’s just a few of the most popular books written in the 80s. If you haven’t read ‘em yet,…

Should Star Wars Have Been Left In The 1980s?

The 80's Blog Jan 27, 2015 No Comments

If you love the original Star Wars movies, there’s a good chance you were disappointed when Episodes I, II and III came out. And that’s reasonable, considering how different the new movies were compared to the old. But should Star Wars have been left in the 1980s, basking in their glory and never touched again? Or is it a good…

Popular Toys Of The 1980’s

The 80's Blog Jan 23, 2015 No Comments

The 1980s was a great time to grow up. The world was simpler, yet there were still plenty of toys and gadgets to play with. Though obviously not as technologically advanced as the toys we have today, nevertheless these classic 80s toys provided children endless hours of fun during what many believe is the “Best Decade Ever”. Popular 80s Toys…

Popular Cartoons Of The 1980’s

Tens of millions of kids in the 1980s grew up watching cartoons. And even though cartoons are very different (and probably better) now than they were 30 years ago, the popular cartoon shows of the 1980s were still fun to watch. Every Saturday morning millions of kids across America woke up to watch some of the most iconic cartoons ever…

Popular Teen Magazines Of The 1980’s

The 80's Blog Jan 16, 2015 No Comments

It’s difficult to think back to what was happening back in the 1980s. Thirty years ago this world was a very different place, and yet there are many things that were also very similar. For example, there were a few popular teen magazines in the 1980s. And since we didn’t have the internet around back then, kids would actually sit…

Popular Slang From The 1980’s

The 80's Blog Jan 16, 2015 No Comments

The 1980s not only had great fashion, music, and movies, it also had it’s own language. Every decade develops it’s own slang, and interestingly enough many of the most popular sayings of the 1980s are still alive and well today. Here’s some of the more popular phrases from the 1980s. The 411: Means information, as in “What’s the 411?” Awesome:…

80s Celebrities That Just Disappeared

The 80's Blog Jan 16, 2015 No Comments

Most movies from the 80s were… just bad. However there were some iconic ones, and some of them produced mega stars like Sly Stallone and Arnold. Even though they may have seemed incredible at the time, very few stand the test of time and are just as good today as they were 30 years ago. Movie stars are normally a…

What 80’s Fashion Trends Are Still Around Today?

The 80's Blog Sep 26, 2014

For those of us who were teens and young adults during the 1980s, the fashion then is something that we usually remember with a rather embarrassed grin. After all, the fads back then included pastel suits and huge shoulder pads. But then again, fashion trends are unpredictable, and sometimes old styles do make a comeback. This may be because enough…

What Were The Top Rock Bands of the 1980’s?

80's Music Sep 26, 2014

Coming up with a list of the “best” rock bands in the 80s can be a very contentious topic. After all, it’s highly subjective. But assessing the “top” rock bands should be easier. After all, some rock bands were simply more popular than others. The Top 80s Rock Bands Though there were so many great rock bands in the 1980s,…