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 programmed your Speak and Spell to say dirty words, If you ever raided the Tootsie Pop bag for the bow, arrow and star wrappers in hopes of getting a free one, if you ever read at night by the light of your Glow Worm or If you ever rushed home from school to watch After School Specials with titles like "High School Narc" and "Just Tipsy, Honey," you’re in the right place. We kick off today’s show with a song used in the classic 80’s movie The Breakfast Club, from 1985 ABC “Be Near Me”

From 1983, Kajagoogoo “Too Shy” on The River 105.9. If you ever skipped over the description of the differences between Elizabeth and Jessica in Sweet Valley High because, let's face it, you had it memorized, If you ever spent all your allowance on Garbage Pail Kids and Big League Chew or If you ever stuck someone with the defective hippo because you knew it wasn't hungry hungry enough, you’re in the right place. Now from 1986 Cutting Crew “(I Just) Died In Your Arms”

 

Here is the answer to the timeline, In what year did the following events take place?

Hulk Hogan defeated the Iron Shiek to win his first WWF championship at Madison Square Garden.

Soleil Moon Frye met Henry and her spirit lifted him right off the ground in the premiere of Punky Brewster.

& Bill Murray learned that there is no Dana, only Zuul, in the year’s biggest movie In 1984 That same year came Duran Duran decided to remix this song and it gave them their first US chart topper, here’s The Reflex

From 1983 Elton John “I’m Still Standing” on The River 105.9. If you ever wanted to install a dumbwaiter in your house so you could be just like Webster, If you ever wanted to join Weird Al on a trip to Spatula City…or If you ever wanted to snuggle up to Harry and the Hendersons, you’re in the right place. Now from 1986 The Bangles “Manic Monday”

 

From 1983 Frankie Goes To Hollywood “Relax (Come Fighting) on The River 105.9. If you ever wished you could grab a snack and a drink at the Regal Beagle, If you ever wore one half of a broken heart "Best Friends" necklace or If you grew up thinking Michelangelo, Donatello, Rafael and Leonardo were heroes in a half shell, you’re in the right place. Now from 1985 ‘Til Tuesday “Voices Carry”

From 1983 Matthew Wilder “Break My Stride” on the 80s at 8. If you know better than to make a wish on a Zoltar machine, If you know man who catch fly with chopsticks accomplish anything or IF you know that E.T. loves Reeses Pieces…you’re in the right place.