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

867-5309 Jenny Don’t Lose My Number – Circa 1983

Another classic 1980's Music video courtesy of Youtube, Steve Garelli and, of course, Tommy Tutone. 867-5309 Jenny Don't Lose My Number - Circa 1983

I remember playing Galaga and Pacman at the local arcade, listening this song.

Oh, the good times...

By |February 10th, 2009|80s Music|0 Comments

Make your own 80s Costumes

Making your own 80s costume is easy.

By simply reviewing some 80s movies, videos or television shows and making a few notes, you can assemble an impressive 80s costume.

There are many ideas for 80s costumes and 80s theme parties to choose from.

Creating a killer 80s costume for Halloween is a snap for adults, teens and kids [...]

By |September 30th, 2008|80s Costumes, Eighties Fashion|1 Comment

80s Movies – Top 25 Box Office Stars of 1981

1981 was another banner year at the movies. Many favorite stars from the past were making movies and many great new actors were appearing on the scene.

Some of the little known actors of 1981, such as Denzel Washington, have gone to become "Mega Stars"

Here's a list of the top 25 box office stars of [...]

By |May 8th, 2008|80s Movies, Entertainment|0 Comments

Michael Jackson was a Thriller

I remember it like it was yesterday.

My jaw hit the floor as Michael slid across the stage that night in 1982, with his skinny tie, sequined jacket, high-water slacks, and white-gloved left hand.

Was the Motown 25th Anniversary the beginning of the end for Michael?

Little did we know then what was to come later. Michael was [...]

By |March 28th, 2008|80s Music, Entertainment|0 Comments

Our Best Wishes to Patrick Swayze and Family

I just wanted to take a moment with our readers to share our support for Patrick Swayze and his family.

We would love to see one of our favorite 80s stars, Mr. Swayze get on with his acting career and to beat the dreaded cancer that has so abruptly intruded upon the life of a quiet [...]

By |March 6th, 2008|80s Movies, 80s News and Infomation, Entertainment|0 Comments

80s Movies – Top Box Office Stars of 1980

The 80s decade started off with some movies that have really stood the test of time.

The first year of the 80s, 1980, saw several promising actors that are still going strong well into the 21st century.

The Star Wars franchise was going strong in 1980. And with the release of Empire Strike Back in 1980, [...]

By |February 29th, 2008|80s Movies, Entertainment|1 Comment

80s New Wave Music

In the early 1980s thousands of UK bands hoped to make it like Duran Duran.

The second British invasion helped to power the new wave music explosion in the U.S. as many bands and artists were picked up by MTV and recording companies.

The list of eighties bands from the UK includes many thousands of lesser known [...]

By |February 25th, 2008|80s Music|1 Comment