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  1. Pete

    The First female Sandra Day O'Connor Justice of the Supreme Court

    Today on September 15 1980 Sandra Day O’Connor became the first female Justice of the Supreme Court. The 80s really were a decade of change.
  2. B

    Decoding 80s Slang: From "Rad" to "Tubular"

    This thread is for the general discussion of the Article Decoding 80s Slang: From "Rad" to "Tubular". Please add to the discussion here.
  3. Pete

    Today during the 80s in the month of September

    Today during the 80s in the month of September. September 1st 1980 The Shadows’ Change of Address and Supertramp‘s Paris (live) albums were released. 1981 Hall & Oates‘ Private Eyes album was released. 1982 Cocteau Twins‘ Garland album was released. 1983 Tom Waits‘ Swordfishtrombones album...
  4. Pete

    Today August 31 1988 Delta Air Lines Flight 1141 Crashes

    Today on August 31 1988 Delta Air Lines Flight 1141 crashes during take off killing 14 people and injuring 76. Thankfully more people didn’t die. The plane was a Boeing 727-200 series. From Wikipedia: At 08:30, Flight 1141 departed from the gate at DFW and was cleared by the ground controller...
  5. Pete

    Typical things found inside an 80s home

    So you lived and grew up during the 80s. Consider yourself lucky that you got to experience the greatest decade ever. I‘m sure that just like me from time to time you’ll see something and think yourself holy cow I remember that! Right? It’s happened to all of us. It’s an awesome feeling to...
  6. Pete

    Eruption of Mount St. Helens May 18 1980

    On May 18 1980 the volcano known as St. Helen’s in Skamania County, Washington. That day around 57 people lost their lives. The eruption, which had a Volcanic Explosivity Index of 5, was the most significant to occur in the contiguous United States since the much smaller 1915 eruption of Lassen...
  7. Pete

    Old 80s Decade Ads

    This section will be dedicated to old 80s ads. I’ll start off the thread with this one. Imagine how far we’ve come. A 10mb PC priced at roughly $6,000 dollars!
  8. Pete

    How many batteries for his boombox?

    I’m going with 8 C batteries. How many do you think he needed?
  9. Pete

    Today during the 80s in the month of July

    July 1st 1980 John Anderson‘s self debut album John Anderson was released. 1981 SOB premiered in theaters. 1983 Manowar’s Into Glory Ride album was released. Stroker Ace premiered in theaters. 1984 Loudness’ Disillusion album was released. 1985 Clan of Xymox‘s self debut album Clan of Xymox...
  10. Pete

    The 80s decade

    The eighties decade was a special time. Events that happened during that decade helped influenced us till this day. Sure it's safe to say that every decade has and will continue to do that but since this is an 80s community it's only natural that we focus on it. Aids = In 1981 Aids was made...