My favorite things about the 80's

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Got talking to one of my blogger friends about awesome the 80’s were after reading his post. It got me thinking about all the great things in the 80’s. Let me know what I am missing!

Clothing
Tight rolled jeans
Stone washed anything
Leg warmers
Half T-shirts
Hair Bangs blowouts
The top of the head Pony tail
The thin tie

Music
Petra – Everything they did I loved Petra (Does it get better than this means war?)
Stryper Honestly and To Hell with the devil
Firehouse – When I look into your eyes
Mr. Big -I’m the one
Chicago – Like a Knight in shinning armor,
Cindy Lauper – Girls want to have fun
Balinda Carlile – Heaven is a place on earth
To many to list…..

TV
Alf
Cosby Show
Knight Rider
A-Team
Air Wolf
Transformers

Movies
Karate Kid
Goonies – Still makes me laugh
Rad – I don’t know how many times I watched that movie
What about Bob – This one makes it because It is one of favorite movies ever. (i know it was made in ’91) Stand by me
Breakfast Club
Pee-wee’s Big Adventure
One Crazy Summer
Say Anything

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6 thoughts on “My favorite things about the 80's

  1. I LOVE PETRA AND STILL LISTEN TO THEM ALL THE TIME! and I’ve never met anyone who knew/liked Styper. I still listen to Honestly, its one of my favorite ballads. What an amazing song from a heavy metal band. that whole album was amazing. I wasn’t into heavey metal, but I somehow loved Stryper, i guess it was a way a preacher’s kid could safely rebel a little. :o) The 80’s were great! thanks for stirring the memories.

  2. Hey Sam Luce,

    I just wanted to let you know that I came here because you sent me from your old blog. Wanted to let you know that will be reading. Also the only thing I remember from the eighties is my mom’s haircut. It was funny. I was born in the late 80s so I can’t really add anything to the discussion. Love your blog!

    His,

    J.C. Thompson

  3. Say Anything is one of my favorite movies of all-time. And Ferris Bueller’s Day Off. And if you put One Crazy Summer up there, you have to also put Better Off Dead!

    One of my favorite 80s clothing trends was tying your t-shirts… I don’t think boys did it so much, but nothing was cooler than a knot in the bottom of your t-shirt to make it shorter. 🙂

  4. Thanks for your comments.

    Jonathan, Yes Petra rocked. I loved them. Went to 5 or so concerts. My dad did not like “the beat” so even though it was Petra I had to listen to them on my dad’s preaching tapes that I recorded over.

    Karl, I was a Styper late bloomer. I bought To Hell With The Devil in 1997 to mock it and ended up loving it.

    Gina, YES parachute pants! Wanted them so bad. Closest I came were Skidz.

    JC thanks for reading my blog it is very humbling to think that the simple words I write help even one person. BTW you missed a great decade the 80’s was the bomb. You need to tightroll your jeans, rent the goonies and download a petra or cindy Lauper album right now!