Most in-debt singers of the 80s and 90s

80s music

Debt can plague anyone, even the rich and famous. In the 1980s and 1990s, dozens of famous singers and songwriters saw their fortunes plummet from the high notes of their careers, into bankruptcy. Some of these household names, from singers Jerry Lee Lewis to MC Hammer, recovered from their debt and have … Read more

The history of esports: from the 80s to present

The history of esports

Many people think that esports has only been around for a few years, this is wrong! Many people are just getting to know about esports because of social media platforms like YouTube, Mixer, and Twitch. However, this is not a new industry. The foundation of esports dates back to the 50s, which … Read more

Profile of Paula Abdul

Paula Abdul’s album 'Forever Your Girl' cover

Paula Abdul was an internationally acclaimed choreographer,songwriter, singer, and TV personality who rose to fame in the early 80s. In 2002, Paula Abdul once again captured the limelight. This time, though, her fame wasn’t due to introducing a new dance craze or releasing a new chart-topping hit, but as a reputable judge … Read more

What Was Life In China During The 80s?

Shanghai skyline from the bund

China is the third-largest country in the world by landarea, spanning roughly 9.6 million square kilometers. It is also the most populous country in the world, with records showing around 1.428 billion people in 2017. The vast land has several divisions, regions, municipalities, and provinces, which are all ruled under the same … Read more

What Was Life LikeIn Russia During The 80s?

What Was Life LikeIn Russia During The 80s?

Russia is the largest country in the world, spanning over 17.1 million square kilometers in landmass, with roughly 144.5 million in population. Furthermore, Russia is one of the most famous countries that we know of today. Their official language is Russian, but there are other languages in various regions across the land. … Read more

Top Western Movies of the 1980s

cowboy hat with a lasso on top of a stack of hay

If you are looking for 1980s Western movies, this article can be a good start. From provocative dramas to fanciful adventures, you can say that a lot of Western movies during the 1980s are bits of mash-ups. Some have turned into cult favorites.   1) Pale Rider (1985) Clint Eastwood produced, directed, … Read more

The Five Biggest Rock Bands Of The 1980s

The Five Biggest Rock Bands Of The 1980s

At the risk of making an inflammatory statement, everything about music in the 1980s was better than it is now. The fashion was better. The sound was better. The gigs were better too, and so were the bands who performed at those gigs. It was a decade where style and sound came … Read more

The History of Shoulder Pads

When we think of shoulder pads today, what usually comes into our minds are the overstated wear and funny photos of our relatives and friends in the 1980s. It was in the said time when power dressing with large shoulder pads reached its peak. However, these fashion pieces were more than just … Read more

The History and Popularity of the Rubik’s Cube

an unsolved Rubik’s Cube on a table

People have many different hobbies today, and it depends on what their interests are. People who are into intellectual and brain-stretching hobbies mostly rely on modern gadgets and on technology in the present time. But there’s one thing that most modern hobbies and past times cannot challenge, and that is the Rubik’s … Read more

Top Political Events of the 80s

President Reagan waving, moments before he was shot

The 1980s were a decadent, catastrophic, and groundbreaking decade, not just in the United States, but in many parts of the world as well. The decade hosted a remarkable range of environmental, political, and pop-cultural events. It was the decade of Ronald Reagan in America who had a conservative agenda that shaped … Read more

The Most Iconic 80s Music Videos

After the release of our favorite songs, another thing that most of us look forward to is their music videos. Music television is such a powerful tool that can make or break the careers of artists. And it was the 80s that made MTV the new jukebox for a whole new group … Read more

Iconic 80s Album Covers

album cover of Hot Space by Queen

Aside from the wonderful songs in the 80s, another thing that a lot of people admire is album covers. It’s because album covers are the visual accompaniment to the music that each album contains. The album covers back in the 80s, mostly featured the bright and manic aesthetic of the decade. Most … Read more

The Best Football Players of the 80s

Football lying in a grassy field

American football is a passion for many in this country, with fans making sure to watch every game and follow their favorite players religiously. Every game has its defining moments, with the best players usually holding an important role in making football a definite part of the American sporting experience. There’s no … Read more

TV Shows of the 80s

title cover photo of the 80s TV show Cheers

If you watch TV shows today and compare them to the shows back in the 80s, you will notice that the ones you watch today don’t usually involve aliens, androids, or adorably inept superheroes which were all part of television shows that were on the air in the 80s. Some of the … Read more

80s Memorabilia

colorful graphic art featuring the 80s

The 80s decade is genuinely filled with lots of wonderful music, movies, TV shows, and games. This is the reason why many people who grew up in the 80s are still obsessed with 1980s nostalgia. Every time they see a game, toy, or a piece of a TV show or movie memorabilia, … Read more

80s Movie Posters You’ll Want to Hang on Your Walls

classic movie poster of Raiders of the Lost Ark film

Before Photoshop was introduced, movie posters were an art form. It’s because today, they are hardly special because you can now get to see movie posters from social media sites before you see them in movie theaters. And some cinemas today now have digital screens to show the movie posters instead of … Read more

80s Hats and Headwear

fedora hats in different colors and styles

During the 1980s, fashion was at its boldest. It is a decade of excess, and it left a fashion aftershock. Some of the notable fashion styles in the 80s were big, bold curly hair and side ponies. Hair sprays are also popularly used way back. Aside from those, people also wore bright … Read more

Best Books About the 80s

cover of Back to Our Future book by David Sirota

There are many ways to relive the 1980s if you’ve been missing the decade a lot. You can watch the Stranger Things series or maybe watch all the films of John Hughes. You can also listen to your favorite 80s songs, bands, and artists during your free time or while working. Aside … Read more

24 Highest Grossing Box Office Movies of the 80s

movie poster of The Empire Strikes back film in 1980

When you think of the ‘80s, most of the things you’ll remember are all about fun. It’s because this decade was filled with wacky styles of creativity and plenty of timeless classics. There are lots of wonderful music, fashion, and movies that the ‘80s brought the world. And when it comes to … Read more

Must Have 80s Concert T-Shirts

Def Leppard’s 80s album cover printed on a black shirt

In the 80s, hairspray, spandex, and rock music were very popular. If you’re from that decade, maybe you still remember the soundtrack you have when you drive to school or out of town. Or perhaps you still remember the concerts you’ve attended way back. Sometimes it feels great to reminisce about those … Read more

80s Toys You Can Still Get Today

View Master toy with reels

If you’re an adult who grew up in the ‘80s, then maybe you’ve played tons of cool toys that are popular way back. Kids today are often busy playing with online games, video games, and games from their smartphones and tablets. However, the high-tech toys they have in the present time will … Read more

Guide to 80s Music Videos

cover of “Hits of the 80s”–compilation of 80s music videos

Music television and VH1 became the new jukebox for a whole generation of music fans in the 80s. During those times, music videos were not just add-ins but significant to the image of an artist. It was on August 1, 1981, when the first music video ever aired on MTV and that … Read more

80s Music Books – 10 Books You’ll Want to Read

Mad World: An Oral History of New Wave Artists and Songs that Defined the 1980s book

If you love music, then you likely keep your favorite bands’ or artists’ albums, posters, and other merchandise. Maybe you listen to them every morning or in your free time.But aside from listening to music, you can also learn more by reading books about them. Some books can tell you lots of … Read more

Popular wedding trends in the 1980s

Popular wedding trends in the 1980s

Congratulations to all the brides and grooms to be! If you are lacking inspiration for your wedding, in this article we will examine the most popular trends and styles for wedding celebrations in the 1980s. You can say this is a throwback series. The weddings were lavishing during those years because it … Read more

Top 80s Boy Bands

It seems like ever since the Beatles became famous, almost every decade started to produce a special group of boys that perform pop music with perfectly blended voices and catchy tunes. Over the years, the concept of boy bands has evolved and it seems like every generation has its classics. Some of … Read more

Iconic Posters of the 80s

posters outside a cinema

Back in the 80s, movies and their promotions were all about the launch of posters. These movie posters revealed the cast giving hints of the genre of the movie. Fans kept safe these printed posters for years as there was no other way to showcase their love and affiliation with the movies. … Read more

The Best Rock and Pop T-Shirts of the 80s

Music lovers have always had strong stardom for their favorite singers and bands. From following their style trends to putting up their posters everywhere around the room, we all have done crazy things to show our love for music. Many fans also show their inspiration by wearing clothes that have their rock … Read more

80s Home Décor Trends

In this modern digital era, there are more smart gadgets and equipment compared to the 80s house. It is not only a different sight but also a pleasant experience. Some of these 80s home décor trends have been evident in movies, and many trends are back in fashion. Let’s take a look … Read more

Best Vintage TV Commercials of the 80s

Best Vintage TV Commercials of the 80s

The 80s experienced a boom of new channels and the cable TV, which also had a profound impact on TV commercials. People started experimenting with new ideas and the advertisement industry witnessed a shift from a descriptive and antiqued approach to narrative-driven and interesting TV commercials.  The change did not happen overnight … Read more

What Was It Like Travelling in the 80s?

The 80s was an unforgettable golden age of pocket-maps, postcards and endless packing.  Getting lost in a foreign town was actually possible, sight-seeing was far more interesting and people really enjoyed living in the present. Travelling during this time was a raging fever that spread everywhere. If you miss cruising around town … Read more