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memories of the ’80s – The Blues Brothers

The beginning of the ’80s kicked off with SNL characters from the small screen making their big screen debut: The Blues Brothers. Created in 1978 for NBC’s Saturday Night Live by John Belushi and Dan Aykroyd, The Blues Brothers were … Continue reading

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memories of the ’80s – At This Moment by Billy Vera & The Beaters

A sappy love song of the 1980s became a Billboard hit thanks to a television show: At This Moment by Billy Vera & The Beaters. Written by Billy Vera, At This Moment was recorded and performed during a series of … 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 – Chain Reaction

Before competitions became the mainstay of 21st game shows, in the 1980s words ruled in the daytime game show Chain Reaction. Created by Bob Stewart, the show’s premise was to create a word chain of eight words. Two teams of … Continue reading

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memories of the ’80s – The A Team

Action, adventure and ex-soldiers trying to help people, on the run from the US military and work as soldiers of fortune – that was the premise of The A Team. Created by popular TV producer Stephen J. Cannell and Frank … Continue reading

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