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memories of the ’80s – Party All the Time by Eddie Murphy

Rising high as an actor in comedies in the 1980s, Eddie Murphy tried for a singing career with the song Party All the Time. Murphy had been in 48 Hrs, Trading Places and Beverly Hills Cop when he worked with … Continue reading

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memories of the ’70s – Robby Benson

This child actor became a teen crush in the 1970s as his film career took off –  Robby Benson. Born and raised in Texas, Robin David Segal, started his acting career as a child, and had his first success on … Continue reading

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memories of the ’80s – Ricky Schroder

From the age of nine, this child actor had a string of hits that made him a household word in the 1980s – Ricky Schroder. In 1979, Schroder was the co-star in the blockbuster film The Champ, starring Jon Voight. … Continue reading

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memories of the ’70s – Gary Coleman

He may have been but a child when he entered the world of celebrity – but he made his mark: Gary Coleman. With the debut of Diff’rent Strokes in 1978, Coleman was cast as Arnold Jackson, the younger brother of … Continue reading

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memories of the ’80s – Christopher Atkins

In the early 1980s, one film role made him a teen heart throb and the fixation of young women from coast to coast – the co-star of The Blue Lagoon – Christopher Atkins. Atkins wasn’t an actor when an agent … Continue reading

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memories of the ’70s – Leif Garrett

A poster boy of the ’70s  with his blonde hair and slightly bad boy reputation – was certainly one many remember – Leif Garrett. Starting his acting career at age five with his sister in the 1960s, Leif Garrett made … Continue reading

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memories of the ’80s – Molly Ringwald

For the girls of  the ’80s, she was the angst ridden teen, the outcast and their favourite: Molly Ringwald. Born in small town California, Ringwald is the daughter of a chef and a jazz pianist. Her first gig was at age … Continue reading

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