Tag Archives: 1980s

memories of the ’80s – Popples

For kids of 1987, the most desired gift for under the tree was inspired by a television show: Popples. Those Characters From Cleveland (TCFC), a division of American Greetings, created the Popples, which are teddy bear/marsupials with a long tail … Continue reading

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memories of the ’80s – The Game by Queen

In the year 1980, a Brit band made its eighth studio album and hit the top of the album charts: The Game by Queen. Recorded in summer 1979 and in the first months of 1980 in Munich, Germany, the album … Continue reading

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memories of the ’80s – James Bond’s nemesis: Max Zorin

In the 1980s, the last James Bond film made by Roger Moore showcases a memorable villain: Max Zorin. Based on an Ian Fleming short story From a View to a Kill, the screenplay for A View to a Kill is … Continue reading

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memories of the ’80s – Just as Long as We’re Together by Judy Blume

The late 1980s offered another memorable coming of age novel from Judy Blume: Just as Long as We’re Together. Narrated by 13 year old Stephanie Hirsch, the storyline focuses on the numerous changes that are happening in her life – … Continue reading

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memories of the ’80s – Original Sin by INXS

That first single that made this Australian band known in North America – Original Sin by INXS. Written by Michael Hutchence and Andrew Farriss, the song was from the band’s fourth studio album The Swing. Hoping to garner an audience … Continue reading

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memories of the ’80s -Where Did Your Heart Go? by Wham!

The swan song for the ’80s pop band Wham! was a final single – a cover of the ballad Where Did Your Heart Go?  Written by David Was and Don Was, the song was first recorded and released by their … Continue reading

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memories of the ’80s – When I Think of You by Janet Jackson

Third time is the charm for Janet Jackson, when her third studio album’s third single led her to the top of the charts with When I Think of You. Produced by Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis, Control was Jackson’s third … Continue reading

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