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The 80s: The Decades That Made Us

In this series The National Geographical channel reflect on a decade that brought us, the Pac-Man, the Rubik’s Cube and those cute Cabbage Patch Kids in, The 80s: The Decade That Made us.

It features archive footage of memorable 80s moments, original interviews from musicians, movie stars and the influential people involved in the technology, business and politics of that time.

The 80s was a time of big hair, big shoulder pads, big brick mobile phones, in fact everything was pretty much bigger in the 80s.

For those of you not familiar with what else happened back then, here are some other milestone moments from the 80s.

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Flashback 1980s Memoires

  • In May 1980 everyone went Pac-Man crazy 
  • Millions tuned in to see Who Shot JR on Dallas in Nov 1980
  • TV audiences tuned into watch Dynasty in Jan 1981
  • Prince Charles married Lady Diana Spencer in July 1981


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  • The first commercial phone call was made in Oct 1983
  • Michael Jackson made history with the release of his Thriller album in Dec 1983
  • We Are The World, written by Michael Jackson & Lionel Richie, was recorded in Jan 1985

Inspector Gadget

These retro inspired gadgets are ideal for bringing some nostalgia back into your life.

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Re-Live The 80s

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