80s Music

Howard Jones

John Howard Jones (born 23 February 1955) is a British singer, musician and songwriter. He had ten top 40 hit singles in the UK between 1983 and 1986, including six which reached the top…

80s Movies

Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure (1989)

Starring -Keanu Reeves & Alex Winter Bill (Alex Winter) and Ted (Keanu Reeves) are two puppet-like airheads who are on track for flunking their high school graduation. They are given…

80s TV

A Fine Romance

  Highlights British sit-com from LWT starring Judi Dench and Michael Williams Winner of two BAFTA’s for Dench in 1982 and 1985 Created and Written by Bob Larbey Theme song performed by…

80s Kids TV

Rentaghost

Rentaghost was a British children’s television comedy show, broadcast by the BBC between 6 January 1976 and 6 November 1984. The show’s plot centred on the antics of a number…

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

The Biggest Selling Singles Of The 1980’s

A list of the 10 best selling singles of the whole decade. Listed in order based solely on physical sales, as was the norm back in the 1980’s. Position Artist/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

The Hits Album 9

Released 1989 Tracks Side One Bros Cat Amongst The Pigeons A-Ha You Are The One (Remix) Kim Wilde Never Trust A Stranger Gloria Estefan & Miami Sound Machine 1 2…