80s Music

Scritti Politti

Scritti Politti are a British band, originally formed in 1977 in Leeds, Yorkshire, England, by the Welsh singer-songwriter Green Gartside. He is the only member of the band to have remained throughout the group’s history. Beginning…

80s Movies

Spies Like Us (1985)

Spies Like Us is a 1985 American comedy film directed by John Landis and starring Chevy Chase, Dan Aykroyd, Steve Forrest, and Donna Dixon. The film presents the comic adventures of two novice intelligence agents sent to the Soviet Union.…

80s TV

Knight Rider

Knight Rider is an American television series created and produced by Glen A. Larson. The series was originally broadcast on NBC from 1982 to 1986. The show stars David Hasselhoff as Michael Knight, a high-tech modern crime fighter assisted…

80s Kids TV

Mike Read’s Pop Quiz

Pop Quiz is a British television quiz programme that originally aired on BBC1 from 4 July 1981 to 28 December 1984 with a Top of the Pops special on 4…

80s Culture

Happy Birthday Super Mario Bros

The original Super Mario Bros game launched 34 years ago today 13th September 1985. It was of course, the Nintendo’s Famicom console in Japan that it launched on, but it…

80s Events

Berlin Wall

Dateline- November 1989 The Berlin Wall (German: Berliner Mauer, pronounced [bɛʁˈliːnɐ ˈmaʊ̯ɐ] (listen)) was a guarded concrete barrier that physically and ideologically divided Berlin from 1961 to 1989. Constructed by the…

80s Charts

Top 10 Best Selling Albums from 1988

The Top 10 Albums of 1988 Position Artist/s Title 1 Kylie Minogue Kylie 2 Cliff Richard Private Collection 3 Michael Jackson Bad 4 Bros Push 5 Various Artists Now That’s…

80s Videos

Paul Young- Everything Must Change (1984)

Everything Must Change was a UK Top 10 hit for Paul Young in 1984, peaking at #9 in the UK singles chart where it stayed for 5 consecutive weeks before…

80s Compilations

Now 100 Hits Even More Forgotten 80’s

Celebrating even more forgotten hits of The 1980’s with this collection from the Now That’s What I Call Music team. Including hits from Five Star, Soft Cell, Bad Manners, Taffy,…