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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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,

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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

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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

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