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Five Sunset Strip Clubs Go 80s on Friday Night

New movie about the 1980’s! The 80’s truly lives on in pop culture, music, movies and more.  “Rock of Ages” has been one of the hottest Broadway musicals across the country for some time and now a movie set in

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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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The US Festival Summer 1983 – A Day to Remember

As graduation approached in the spring of 1983, I began to plan, well hope is more like it, that I could attend the US Festival in Southern California. This was four days of live music and entertainment from all those

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Remembering LiveAid 1985

Do you remember LiveAid 1985? From Band-Aid – Do They Know it’s Christmas to We are the World, it was a year that stood the 80’s on it’s head. The 1980’s was all about money, fashion and fame! but, Live-Aid

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In June 1989 The Tiananmen Square Massacare in Beijing Shocked the World

On June 4, 1989, just 19 years ago, within sight of the 2008 Olympics Village, hundreds civilians were shot dead by the Chinese army during a bloody military operation to crush a democratic protest in Peking’s (Beijing) Tiananmen Square. The

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So Long to a Beatle – John Lennon 1940-1980

Why would anyone want to murder John Lennon? I don’t have an answer for that. It is tragic that we lost such an artist and human being as John Lennon. The last day in John Lennon’s short, prolific life was

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Mount St. Helens Kicks off the 1980s with a Big Bang

The mountain’s crater had been rumbling and steaming for several weeks. I was camping near a mountain stream in the Cascade Mountain Range over 300 air miles from the mountain when it blew. What I heard sounded like blasting nearby.

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