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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 Hollywood in 1987.  

Nothing real special on [...]

By |May 29th, 2012|80s Music, 80s Pop Culture|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

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 acts we saw on MTV (back when they used to play music videos).

There were very few [...]

By |February 19th, 2009|80s Music, 80s Pop Culture|2 Comments

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 was all about giving and caring for your fellow man.

This is the first time I have [...]

By |February 17th, 2009|80s Music, 80s Pop Culture|0 Comments

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 Chinese people and the world understand how important the site is as China puts it's best [...]

By |August 9th, 2008|80s News and Infomation|0 Comments

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 like a death in the family for more than Lennon's wife and son, Julian.

John [...]

By |February 7th, 2008|80s Music, 80s News and Infomation, Entertainment|0 Comments

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.

Odd for early Sunday morning. But our party didn't think much of it until we boarded [...]

By |January 31st, 2008|80s News and Infomation|0 Comments