Tag Archives: 1985

memories of the ’80s – Ford F series trucks

In the middle of the 1980s, it was all about trucks, the Ford F series trucks. In 1985, the bestselling vehicle of the year was an Ford F Series pickup truck. Debuting after World War II in 1948, the Ford … Continue reading

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memories of the ’80s – Heaven by Bryan Adams

In the mid 1980s one of Canada’s favourite rockers released a ballad that soared to the top: Heaven by Bryan Adams. Written by Adams and Jim Vallance, the song was initially for the soundtrack of the film A Night in … Continue reading

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memories of the ’80s – Crazy For You by Madonna

Pop star Madonna stepped away from her albums to do a song for a film with the single Crazy For You. Written by John Bettis and John Lind, the song was for the soundtrack of the 1985 film Vision Quest. … Continue reading

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memories of the ’80s – A Chorus Line

Debuting in the 1970s as a stage production, the next decade brought the story of Broadway dancers to the big screen in A Chorus Line. With a screenplay by Arnold Schulman, which was based on the play and a book … 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 – Sussudio by Phil Collins

On his third solo album, musician Phil Collins created a song/earworm that snuck its way into everyone’s mind with the song Sussudio. The second single from his 1985 album No Jacket Required after One More Night, Collins was improvising with … Continue reading

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memories of the ’80s – Spenser for Hire

From Dan Tanna’s Las Vegas, Robert Urich continued his on-screen persona of a PI with the series Spenser for Hire in 1985. Developed for Warner Bros Television by John Wilder with Robert B. Parker, author of the Spenser novels, the … Continue reading

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