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! We get today’s show started with a song from 1983, Blender put this on its 500 Greatest Songs Since You Were Born list, it’s The Thompson Twins “Hold Me Now”
From 1984 Nena “99 Red Balloons” If you ever felt a little bad for Jeannie Bueller even though she got a car and her brother got a computer, if you remember The Golden Girls when they were in prime time, if you were around when OJ's worst offense was his crummy acting, or if Ronald Reagan ever convinced you that ketchup was a vegetable, you are on the right station, this is the 80's at 8, from 1982 Prince “1999”
From 1985 Level 42 “Something About You” If you ever wished for designer Calvin Klein underwear, just like Marty McFly, if you ever told someone to make like a tree and get outta here or If you ever got a Deloren up to 88 Miles per hour, you are on the right station, this is the 80’s at 8, from 1985 INXS “What You Need”
Here is the answer to the timeline, in which year did the following things take place?
Mike Tyson won his first world boxing title after defeating Trevor Berbick in Las Vegas.
An Alien Life Form better known as ALF crash landed in the Tanners' suburban garage and stayed for four years.
& Matthew Broderick taught high schoolers everywhere that the key to faking out the parents is the clammy hands in Ferris Bueller's Day Off, in 1986, and that year, the Bangles had a worldwide number 1 hit, with “Walk Like An Egyptian”
From 1989 Great White “Once Bitten, Twice Shy” If you're still waiting for Bruce Willis and Jack Wagner to resurrect their music careers, if you've got the jigawatts it takes to get a Dolorean up to 88 miles per hour, or if you ever told ‘em Large Marge sent ya, you’re onthe right station, this is the 80’s at 8, from 1985 A-Ha “Take on Me”
From 1983 David Bowie “Modern Love” If you'd eat chilled monkey brains just because Indiana Jones told you to, if Patrick Dempsey could buy you love any day of the week, or you were always thankful to Judge Reinhold for serving no fries before their time, this is the show for you, it is the 80's at 8, from 1984 Murray Head “One Night in Bangkok”
From 1986 Sly Fox “Let’s Go All The Way” If you know exactly what Miss Marry Mack was wearing, if you still can’t imagine a world without John Lennon, or if you’re afraid to give your pets food after midnight for fear that they are a Mogwai in disguise, you are on the right station, this is the 80’s at 8, from 1985 Howard Jones “Things Can Only Get Better”