Thank you for visiting the 80’s at 8 blog, updated daily with each day’s show content and the music videos from all the songs we played! We start today’s show off with a number 1 hit song from 1989, here’s The Bangles with “Eternal Flame”
From 1983 Culture Club “Karma Chameleon” If you ever returned to Oz with Fairuza Balk and totally forgot about Judy Garland, if you think there's certainly nothing wrong a little pizza on our time, or if you're still trying to figure out who shot JR on Dallas, you’re in the right place, this is the 80's at 8, from 1987 T’Pau “Heart and Soul”
From 1983 David Bowie “Let’s Dance” If you still have a crush on Lea Thompson even though she dated a duck, if you've ever given Long Duck Dong his props, or if you know Garfield's favorite snack is lasagna and ALF's favorite snack is Garfield, you are on the right station, this is the 80’s at 8, from 1985 Dire Straits “Walk Of Life"
Here is the answer to the timeline, in which year did the following things take place?
Ronald Reagan introduced a plan to develop bigger and better missile technology that was dubbed "Star Wars."
KISS appeared for the first time in public without makeup on MTV.
& Tom Cruise went from being a Princeton hopeful to being on the run from Guido the Killer Pimp in Risky Business, in 1983, and that year, Duran Duran released this song, which won the very first Grammy Award for Best Short Form Music Video for “Hungry Like the Wolf”
From 1985 John Parr “St. Elmo’s Fire (Man in Motion)” If you haven't had frozen orange juice since 1983 because of those dastardly Duke brothers, if you know better than to make a wish on a Zoltar machine, if you learned about the birds and thebees from an ABC after school special, or if you refer to all motorcycle cops as "Ponch", you are on the right station, this is the 80's at 8, from 1986 Van Halen “Why Can’t This Be Love”
From 1983 Michael Jackson “Billie Jean” If you still dream of getting all your friends together and finding One Eyed Willie's treasure, if you've rather be a Greaser than a Soash, or if you knew Honey Smacks back when they were called Sugar Smacks, this is the show for you, it is the 80’s at 8, from 1981 the Go-Go’s “We Got the Beat”
From 1986 Crowded House “Don’t Dream It’s Over” If you've ever danced around a junior high gym to Buster Poindexter's Hot Hot Hot, If you've ever been tempted to go ahead and cross the streams, or If you've ever been tempted to follow up a dangerous liaison with a fatal attraction, this is the show for you, it is the 80’s at 8, from 1988 When In Rome “The Promise”