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memories of the ’80s – Evil Under the Sun

With Peter Ustinov reprising his role as Hercule Poirot, the early ’80s welcomed another adaptation of Agatha Christie with Evil Under the Sun. Based on the Christie’s 1941 novel, the film was directed by Guy Hamilton and starred Ustinov, Maggie … Continue reading

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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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