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 kick off today’s show with a song from 1983 Frankie goes to Hollywood “Relax (Come Fighting)”
From 1981 Quarterflash “Harden My Heart” If you were ever tempted to serve a mug full of Drano to a high school rival, or if your best comeback was “I know you are, but what am I?, or if you ever stashed the tiny key to your diary in the pocket of your Popple, you’re in the right place, this is the 80's at 8, from 1985 Tears for Fears “Everybody Wants to Rule the World”
From 1984 The Go-Go’s “Head Over Heels” If you know that E.T. loves Reeses Pieces, if you ever wanted to grab a hot dog with Ferris and Cameron at Wrigley, or if you ever hoped Chief Quimby would fire Inspector Gadget so Penny and Brain could take over , this is the show for you, it is the 80's at 8, from 1986 Fabulous Thunderbirds with “Tuff Enuff”
Here is the answer to the Timeline, in which year did the following things take place?
The space shuttle Challenger exploded after its launch, killing all seven aboard including teacher Christa McAuliffe.
Heather Locklear, then the star of TV's T.J. Hooker and Dynasty, showed an early penchant for rocks stars when she married Tommy Lee
& Top Gun Tom Cruise felt the need for speed in that year's biggest blockbuster, in 1986, and that year, Kenny Loggins recorded this song for the Top Gun Soundtrack, after Bryan Adams refused it because he didn’t want to promote the military.. here’s Danger Zone”
From 1986 Prince and the Revolution “Kiss” If you ever wore like, EIGHT pairs of socksover tights with high top Reeboks, if you remember stashing the key to your diary in your Popple, or if your best comeback was “I know you are, but what am I? , this is the show for you, it is the 80's at 8, from 1985 Scritti Politti “Perfect Way”
From 1982 Van Halen “Dancing in the Street” If you ever read George Orwell's 1984 because you were inspired by a Mac commercial, if you found yourself digging into Shakespeare when Theo and Cockroach rapped about Julius Caesar, or if Heathers made you wonder what the deal was with that Moby Dick Eskimo, you are in the right place, this is the 80’s at 8, from 1983 Matthew Wilder “Break My Stride”
From 1980 the Pretenders “Brass in Pocket” If your three main rules are not to cross the streams, to never feed a Mogwai after midnight or to say Beetlejuice three times, or if you know that Goonies never say die, you are in the right place, this is the 80’s at 8, from 1984 Duran Duran “The Reflex”