Thanks for visiting the 80’s at 8 blog, updated daily with each day’s show content and the music videos for all the songs we played! If you ever dialed 203 in front of that famous phone number and asked for Jenny, if you ever wanted your own Robocop to fend off creeps in your city, if you know all the words to the interlude in Lionel Richie's All Night Long or if you know Garfield's favorite snack is lasagna and ALF's favorite snack is Garfield, then you’re listening to the right station; This the 80s at 8, powered by Lost Egypt at the CT Science Center!
From 1984 Nena “99 Luftballoons” If you know better than to make a wish on a Zoltar machine, if you were ever jealous of uncle Jesse's hair (or drum skills) or if you think life looks better through a Viewmaster, then this is the show for you; it’s the 80s at 8 From 1985 Dream Academy “Life In a Northern Dream”
From 1988 Robert Palmer “Simply Irresistible” If you think the choice between Luke Skywalker and Han Solo is obvious, if you were into the Transformers long before Megan Fox came on the scene or if it never entered into your mind to wonder why Vince Neil and Nikki Sixx are still alive, then you’re in the right place; it’s the 80s at 8 From 1982 A Flock of Seagulls “I Ran (So Far Away)”
Here is the answer to the timeline, in which year did the following things take place?
Madonna got a taste of the box office failure that wouldn't plague her co-star Sean Penn in Shanghai Surprise.
An Alien Life Form better known as ALF crash landed in the Tanners' suburban garage and stayed there for four years.
& Geraldo Rivera hosted a live 2 hour syndicated special The Mystery of Al Capone's Vault and famously came up empty handed in 1986, and that year, Bananarama got it's name from a poster that hung above the lead singer's crib when she was a baby, and she still has it to this day these girls got plenty of air time during MTV’s golden years, showing more of a sexy side than their famous tomboy “Cruel Summer” style.. here’s Bananarama with “Venus”
From 1985 Loverboy “Lovin Every minute Of It” If Punky Brewster was the one who taught you the valuable lesson that you shouldn't hide in an old refrigerator, if you ever wished for a game of Clue with Tim Curry and Christopher Lloyd or if you know that only you and Smokey the Bear can prevent forest fires, then you’re listening to the right station; it’s the 80s at 8 From 1988 When In Rome “The Promise”
From 1983 Duran Duran “Is There Something I Should Know” If you know man who catch fly with chopsticks accomplish anything, if you ever raided the Tootsie Pop bag for the bow, arrow and star wrappers in hopes of getting a free one or if you still can't decide between Jessica Rabbit, Jessica Hahn and Sarah Jessica Parker, then this is the show for you; it’s the 80s at 8 From 1985 Howard Jones “Things Can Only Get Better”
From 1982 Men Without Hats “The Safety Dance” If you ever Relaxed just because Frankie told you to, if you can forgive Brian Wilson for not taking you down to Kokomo because Uncle Jesse did or if you refer to all motorcycle cops as "Ponch", then you’re listening to the right station; it’s the 80s at 8 From 1986 Europe “The Final Countdown”