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The 80s: The Decade That Made Us

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80s Greatest Tragedies

Exploring some of the most devastating events of the 1980s, including the Space Shuttle Challenger disaster, the Chernobyl meltdown and the Bhopal gas tragedy.

The 80s: The Decade That Made Us: The Revolutionaries

Charting the events that shaped the world we live in today, from the attempted assassination of Ronald Reagan to Steve Jobs and Levi's jeans.

 

The 80s: The Decade That Made Us: Lift Off

A in-depth look at how the '80s created our modern world, beginning with personal entertainment and Pac-Man, the Walkman and the workout video.

 

The 80s: The Decade That Made Us: Shop 'Til You Drop

A look at the historical moments, cultural events and trends that shaped our world today, from Madonna to Yuppies and the first mobile phones.

 

The 80s: The Decade That Made Us: 80s Greatest Gadgets

Explore how technology inspired new trends in the decade of the boom box, PCs, Compact Discs, Sony Walkmans and Nintendo.

 

The 80s: The Decade That Made Us: Masters Of The Universe

How the '80s created our modern world, from Wall Street's mantra 'Greed Is Good' to the rise of the multi-billion-dollar cocaine industry.

 

The 80s: The Decade That Made Us: Tear Down These Walls

Though the 1980s were known for the 'greed is good' mantra, the decade also saw its fair share of literal and cultural walls come tumbling down.

 

80s Greatest Sporting Icons

The biggest sporting heroes of the 1980s including, Diego Maradona and Mike Tyson.

 

80s Greatest Football Moments

Ian Rush Vinnie Jones and Peter Shilton look back at Liverpool's domination of football in the 80s. Also featuring Diego Maradona.

 

The 80s: The Decade That Made Us: Super Power

At the end of the 1980s, American pop culture goes global and helps bring down the Iron Curtain, leaving America as the world's only superpower.

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