Tag Archives: 1988

memories of the ’80s – Every Rose Has Its Thorn

The end of the 1980s brought a rock band to the top of the charts as Poison got the number one spot with the song Every Rose Has Its Thorn. A single from the rock band’s second album Open Up … Continue reading

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memories of the ’80s – Seasons Change by Expose

The late 1980s brought another girl group to the charts with the song Seasons Change by Expose. Formed originally in 1984 by Miami DJ Lewis Martinee, the girl group was Sandra Casanas, Alejandra Lorenzo and Laurie Miller. The trio recorded … Continue reading

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memories of the ’80s – Golden Girl: The Story of Jessica Savitch by Alannah Nash

In the late 1980s, biographer Alannah Nash wrote the first story on the life of a noted TV journalist: Golden Girl: The Story of Jessica Savitch. Savitch was only 36 when she died in mysterious circumstances, and Nash, a writer … Continue reading

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memories of the ’80s – Geraldo

In the late 1980s, journalist Geraldo Rivera decided to join the talk show ranks with a show that would become infamous for one episode: Geraldo. A lawyer and journalist, Rivera started his life defending Puerto Rican activists before transitioning into … Continue reading

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memories of the ’80s – The Satanic Verses by Salman Rushdie

In the late 1980s, Indian author Salman Rushdie, who had established his literary career after the publication of┬áthree novels, published his most controversial book The Satanic Verses. Rushdie based the book on a disputed Islamic tradition that verses were to … Continue reading

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memories of the ’80s – Kids in the Hall

In the Great White North, we’re known for producing some funny people, and in the late 1980s, five guys went from being sketch comedy club faves to tv stars with The Kids in the Hall. Forming as a sketch comedy … Continue reading

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memories of the ’80s – Paradise

In the late 1980s, the western genre came back onto TV in the series Paradise. Starring Lee Horsley, Paradise was created by David Jacobs and Robert Porter, about a gunslinger named Ethan Allan Cord, who is given the responsbility of … Continue reading

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