80s News and Infomation

Madonna Interview Announcement

Jimmy Fallon announced Monday night on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon that he will be doing an exclusive interview with Madonna on Facebook talking about her new album coming out March 26th called MDNA and more with the 80s music icon.

The Madonna interview will take place at this Saturday Night March 24th at 6:00PM EST [...]

By |March 21st, 2012|80s Music, 80s News and Infomation|0 Comments

Power Balladz- The 1980s Rock Extravaganza in New York City

What song was playing when you had your first kiss? What about your first slow dance?

How about during your first time?

Chances are, it was a power ballad – you know, those songs that double as the soundtrack to your life?

Those anthems that make you want to throw a lighter in the air and start singing [...]

By |July 14th, 2010|80s Music, 80s News and Infomation, Entertainment|0 Comments

Michael Jackson and Madonna – Two Beloved 80s Stars

Michael Jackson costumes will be hot this Halloween. And I think that's great! It's totally acceptable to dress up as Michael. That's a fine tribute to his memory.

This is especially true if you consider "Thriller". Isn't this the ultimate Halloween song?

It's been 3 months since The King of Pop's untimely death [...]

By |September 25th, 2009|80s Music, 80s News and Infomation, 80s Pop Culture, Entertainment|0 Comments

Patrick Swayze Dies at 57 – He Will Be Missed

I just heard the news about the death of Patrick Swayze today, September 14th, 2009. It's very sad news indeed.

My impressions of Mr. Swayze are of a man who was always a fighter, fighting the deadly cancer that finally claimed his life.

I have heard that he was always very gracious and friendly with he fans.

Patrick [...]

By |September 14th, 2009|80s Movies, 80s News and Infomation|0 Comments

The Legacy of Michael Jackson, The King of Pop

Michael Jackson died yesterday afternoon and the reality of this unexpected event is still sinking in around the world.

I watched the Jackson 5 on the Mike Douglas show in the 1970's. I watched, glued to the screen, Michael bloom into the King of Pop on the Motown 25th Anniversary special in 1982 and, like millions [...]

The Golden Girls Star, Bea Arthur Lost Her Battle with Cancer Early Today

Bea Arthur, star of one of our favorite 80s sitcoms, The Golden Girls, died earlier today.

Estelle Getty passed away last year. Both were loved stars of the 80s comedy, The Golden Girls.

We will miss them both very much, but thankfully both women left us a wonderful show to watch over and over again.

Sorry, but we [...]

By |April 25th, 2009|80s News and Infomation, Entertainment, Television|0 Comments

80’s Pop Culture is Represented Awesomely on Family Guy

Thank You Seth McFarland!

In 21st Century Speak, Peter Griffin lingo

This is Frickin' Sweet!

Just about every episode of Family Guy makes fun of the 1980's. 80's Pop Culture is shown in many of Peter's flashbacks.

This one is not only no exception, but from the Bryan Adams Rip-Off, and the Men Without Hats dance at the [...]

By |February 17th, 2009|80s Pop Culture, Entertainment, Television|1 Comment

The First Cell Phone Call 25 Years Ago in 1983

The first commercial cell phone call took place this week in 1983.

The call was placed on a Motorola prototype cell phone, now referred to as "the brick".

The phone cost over $4000.00 and weighed in 48 ounces.

That first call went something like this:

(according to Amy and Seth from SNL Weekend Update October 23, 2008)
Hello?

Honey,guess what? [...]

By |October 25th, 2008|80s News and Infomation, 80s Pop Culture|0 Comments