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memories of the ’80s – Kate & Allie

In the 1980s, a sitcom focused on the reality of the changing families came to the small screen with the series Kate & Allie. Created by Sherry Coben, the TV series focused on two women who are recently divorced and … Continue reading

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memories of the ’80s – where did the jetsetters go?

In the decade that focused on big hair, bold clothing and and excess, so did the travel choices. Travellers in this decade were all about the United States of America, thanks to the power of television and media, which meant … Continue reading

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memories of the ’80s – Body Rock

In the 1980s, break dancing was the new obsession and the desire to dance was shown through the eyes of a young man in the film Body Rock. Starring Lorenzo Lamas as Chilly, Body Rock focused on Chilly’s dream to … Continue reading

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memories of the ’70s – Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rocking Eve

Starting in 1972, those who wanted to ring in the new year had a new option thanks to tv host and pop music lover Dick Clark with his New Year’s Rocking Eve. As the host of America’s longest running musical … Continue reading

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memories of the ’70s – Serpico

For film fans in December 1973, Al Pacino’s portrayal of a cop was one of the fave films of year with his appearance in Serpico. Based on a non-fiction book Serpico by Peter Maas, the film covers 12 years in … Continue reading

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memories of the ’80s – Do the Right Thing

One hot summer day, a neighbourhood showcases the racial tensions within its boundaries through violence and humour in Do the Right Thing. The first film from director Spike Lee (which he also starred in), Do the Right Thing is set … Continue reading

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