Tag Archives: 1982

memories of the ’80s – I Love Rock ‘N’ Roll by Joan Jett & The Blackhearts

The second week of March in 1981 was the moment that a new rock anthem hit the radio playlists: I Love Rock ‘N’ Roll by Joan Jett & The Blackhearts. The song was written by Alan Merrill and Jake Hooker … Continue reading

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memories of the ’80s – Remington Steele

In the 1980s, a tv series created a crime-fighting duo that started as fiction became reality in Remington Steele. Created by Michael Gleason and Robert Butler, the MTM/20th Century Fox series was based on character Laura Holt, played by Stephanie … Continue reading

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memories of the ’80s – Here I Go Again by Whitesnake

The mid ’80s weren’t just about dance bands and pop songs – the metal ballads were in demand like Here I Go Again by Brit metal band Whitesnake. The song was first included on Whitesnake’s 1982 album Saints & Sinners, but … Continue reading

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memories of the ’80s – Missing

A 1982 thriller that brought a true story to the big screen: Missing is the story of the disappearance of journalist Charles Horman in Chile in 1973. Based on the book by Thomas Hauser, The Execution of Charles Horman: An … Continue reading

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memories of the ’80s – Nature

In the early 1980s, education channel PBS launched a show that would become a mainstay of its offerings: Nature. This weekly one-hour series reveals the intimate details of wildlife and environment from all over the planet, showing viewers the wonders … Continue reading

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memories of the ’80s – Cagney & Lacey

Opposites made the difference when these two New Yorkers paired up and took to the streets to protect and serve in Cagney & Lacey.  Created by Barbara Avedon and Barbara Corday, the duo initially wanted to make a buddy film … Continue reading

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memories of the ’80s – I Melt With You by Modern English

Early 80s fans fell for this unconventional love song  by Modern English: I Melt With You. Written by the band, the song was for their 1982 album After the Snow and was their first single released in May 1982. The … Continue reading

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