*** I have built this page dedicated to the 80's for a reason. It is meant to be a fun page filled with memories of a much simpler time. However, there seems to be a particular person (I am not going to mention any names, but they know who they are) who has a problem with the fact that I have listed some mid and late 70's shows under "Shows we used to watch". Please take into consideration that I have built this page based on my memories. I have listed all the shows, music, etc .... that I recall watching & listening to regardless of whether or not they were new in the 80's or re-runs (which by the way re-runs do not count to this particular person ..... personally known to me as "The Web Site Critic Without A Web Site"). With the exception of "The Web Site Critic Without A Web Site" I hope that you all enjoy your visit.
Hey all .......... Glad you dropped by for a visit. Why don't we take a few moments to reflect on the days gone by.
There are so many things for us to be thankful for and so much more for us to look forward to.
This page is dedicated to all the people that grew up during the 80's. Whether you were ten, a teenager or an adult, I am sure that there will be several things that will bring back memories for you.
The songs that we listened to ... Click on a title for a real flashback
Love Come Down - Evelyn "Champagne" King
Roxanne, Roxanne - UTFO
Ladi Dadi - Doug E. Fresh & The Get Fresh Crew
My Adidas, It's Like That & Sucker MC - Run D.M.C.
The Breaks ,Day Dreamin' - Kurtis Blow
Friends - Whodini
Rapper's Delight, 8th Wonder & Apache - The Sugarhill Gang
The Message - Grandmaster Flash & The Furious Five
Dorothy Hamil Style, DA w/tail hanging from the back (which, of course, had to be a totally different color), shag style, Caesar (for the guys), Jheri curls, Afros, corn rolls, remember this one...girls with a DA style up top and long in the back with the sides so short it might as well have been shaved off...what do you call THAT one???
The clothes we wore ...
Lee Jeans with permanent creases, Adidas (don't forget the fat shoelaces), Pumas, Keds, BVD's, Kangols, Members Only jackets, sheepskin coats, leather bomber jackets with fur-trimmed hoods, namebelts (that's right almost every one had one, even Madonna had one that said "Boy Toy"), sweatshirts with our tag names written in old English letters on them, Capezios, Sasson, Chic, Nikey's
Girls remember these brand names: Bon Jour, Jordache, Gitano, Bubble gum jeans, Filipos (the jeans with the V pockets on the sides), Sergio Valente, Skippies, Chinese shoes, Jellie Jackets
Guys, remember: Playboy shoes, wind breakers, Cazal (sunglasses), British Walkers, Do-rags, Le Tigre shirts, Yves Saint Laurent
The video games we played ...
Space Invaders, Galaga, Galaxian, Pole Position, Dig-Dug, Pac-man, Ms Pac-man, Baby Pac-man, Tarzan, Pepper, Centipede, Tetris, Donkey-Kong, Donkey-Kong Junior, Whatever we do, let's not forget the good old PINBALL MACHINE
Toys we grew up with ...
Kabangers, Slinkies, Weebles, Hello Dottie dolls, Baby Alive dolls, Holly Hobby dolls, Evel Knievel, Stretch Armstrongs, Darci dolls, Super balls, Simon (electronic hand held), Etch-a-sketch, Magic eight ball, G.I Joe.
Below are some links that you may find interesting.
Kabangers/Clackers - The gentlemen that sells these is a traveling man and does not have access to his e-mail on a daily basis. However, he will respond to e-mails as soon as he possibly can.