80s Music

The Kids from Fame

The Kids from “Fame” was the group name of several cast members from the US TV series Fame who had a number of hit singles and albums at the height of the show’s…

80s Movies

Always (1989)

Always is a 1989 American romantic comedy-drama film directed by Steven Spielberg, and starring Richard Dreyfuss, Holly Hunter, John Goodman, Brad Johnson and Audrey Hepburn in her final film role. Always is a remake of the 1943 romantic drama A Guy Named Joe set during World War II. The…

80s TV

Surprise Surprise

Surprise Surprise is a British light entertainment television programme for ITV that originally ran from 6 May 1984 to 26 December 2001 with Cilla Black as the host. The show returned from 21 October 2012 to 26…

80s Kids TV

Crackerjack!

Crackerjack! was a British children’s television series that aired on the BBC Television Service from 14 September 1955 until 21 December 1984 (except during 1971). The programme title included an exclamation mark. Through its long…

80s Charts

The Biggest Selling Albums Of The 1980’s

Position Artist/s Title 1 Dire Straits Brothers In Arms 2 Michael Jackson Bad 3 Michael Jackson Thriller 4 Queen Greatest Hits 5 Kylie Minogue Kylie 6 Whitney Houston Whitney 7…

80s Compilations

Chart Hits ’81

Released 1981 Volume 1 Tracklist Side 1 Track 1 –Dave Stewart With Barbara Gaskin It’s My Party Track 2 –Human League Open Your Heart Track 3 –Alvin Stardust Pretend Track 4…

80s Culture

Pac-Man

Pac-Man (Japanese: パックマン Hepburn: Pakkuman), stylized in all capitals, is an arcade game designed by Toru Iwatani of Namco and first released in Japan as Puck Man in May 1980.…

80s Events

Channel 4

Channel 4 is a British public-service television broadcaster that began transmission on 2 November 1982. Although largely commercially self-funded, it is ultimately publicly owned; originally a subsidiary of the Independent Broadcasting Authority (IBA), the station is now…

80s Comics & Magazines

Radio Times Magazine

Radio Times is a British weekly magazine which provides radio and television listings. It was the world’s first broadcast listings magazine when it was founded in 1923 by John Reith, then general manager of…