80s Music

Aztec Camera

Aztec Camera were a Scottish pop/new wave band formed by Roddy Frame, the group’s singer, songwriter, and only consistent member. Formed in 1980, Aztec Camera released a total of six albums: High Land, Hard Rain (1983), Knife (1984), Love (1987), Stray (1990), Dreamland (1993) and Frestonia (1995). The band garnered…

80s Movies

Major League (1989)

Major League is a 1989 American sports comedy film produced by Chris Chesser and Irby Smith, written and directed by David S. Ward, that stars Tom Berenger, Charlie Sheen, Wesley Snipes, James Gammon, Bob Uecker, Rene Russo, and Corbin Bernsen. Made for…

80s TV

The Singing Detective

The Singing Detective is a BBC television serial drama, written by Dennis Potter, which stars Michael Gambon and was directed by Jon Amiel. The six episodes were “Skin”, “Heat”, “Lovely Days”, “Clues”, “Pitter Patter” and “Who Done…

80s Kids TV

Byker Grove

Byker Grove is an English television series which aired between 1989 and 2006 and was created by writer Adele Rose and producer Andrea Wonfor. The show was broadcast at 5:10pm after Newsround (later moved to 5pm) on CBBC on BBC One.…

80s Culture

Atari ST

The Atari ST is a line of home computers from Atari Corporation and the successor to the Atari 8-bit family. The initial ST model, the 520ST, saw limited release in…

80s Events

Comic Relief

Comic Relief is an operating British charity, founded in 1985 by the comedy scriptwriter Richard Curtis and comedian Lenny Henry in response to famine in Ethiopia. The highlight of Comic Relief’s appeal is Red Nose Day, a biennial telethon held…

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 Videos

Sophia George- Girlie Girlie (1986)

The original video. Girly Girly, or Girlie Girlie was a classic Reggae hit from 1986. This is the original video, but she also appeared on Top of The Pops during its chart run.…

80s Compilations

Greatest Hits of 1986

Released by Telstar Records in 1986 A selection of classic hits from 1986 on a double LP or cassette, featuring Whitney Houston, Chris De Burgh, Billy Ocean, Five Star, Fine…