Here is the answer to the 80s timeline:

  1. President Reagan's Supreme Court nominee, Solicitor General Robert Bork, became the only nominee ever rejected by the Senate.
  2. Bob Barker was met with a Price is Right standing ovation when he rejected hair dye and appeared with white hair for the first time.
  3. The cougar posing as a mountain lion and Madonna's friend in Who's That Girl escaped from the movie's New York City set. In 1987 and in that year This song was released which was the last song by a solo Beatle to hit #1 in the US.  In fact George Harrison was also the first Beatle to hit #1 with My Sweet Lord.  Here it “Got My Mind Set On You”