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 kick off today’s show with a song from 1987, here’s Richard Marx “Should’ve Known Better”
From 1989 B52’s “Love Shack” If taking a break from all your worries sure would help a lot, If you can't decide whether your favorite veteran is Major Dad, GI Joe or Private Benjamin, If you'd die before you put Baby in a corner, or if the one thing you can’t stand about living in Santa Clara is all the dam vampires, this is the show for you, it is the 80's at 8, from 1984 Autograph “Turn up the Radio”
From 1982 Asia “Heat of the Moment” If you ever got hit in the face by a dodge ball but had no one to cry to since you were a latchkey kid, if you ever pulled up alongside a limo and asked whether they had any Grey Poupon or if you had a Teddy Ruxpin but slept with him in the closet because he freaked you out at night , you are in the right place, this is the 80’s at 8, from 1986 Bananarama “Venus”
Here is the answer to the Timeline, in which year did the following things take place?
Pac Man finally had an ally in his war against the ghosts as Ms. Pac Man was released.
Olivia Newton John donned spandex and leg warmers to get Physical for one of the first music videos.
& Gene Hackman made a deal with three Krypton criminals to destroy Christopher Reeve in Superman II, in 1981, and that year, the band Human League got inspired by the 1976 film A Star is Born starring Barbra Streisand and wrote this, here’s “Don’t You Want Me”
From 1984 Billy Joel with "Leave A Tender Moment Alone" If you still want to give a paternity test to My Two Dads, If you couldn't figure out why no one but that nosy neighbor didn't see that Small Wonder's Vickie was a robot, or If you've ever used the word "inconceivable!" and you still don't know what it means, you are in the right place, this is the 80’s at 8, from 1982 A Flock of Seagulls’ “I Ran (So Far Away)”
From 1983 Prince “Little Red Corvette” If you had a front row seat for the weddings of both Charles and Di and Luke and Laura, If you've ever spent more than five minutes trying to explain the premise of Weekend at Bernie's to someone, or if you ever wanted your own Robocop to fend off creeps in your city, you are in the right place, this is the 80's at 8, from 1982 After The Fire “Der Kommissar”
From 1982 Men Without Hats “The Safety Dance” If you still take relationship advice from VC Andrews, even though she died halfway through "Heaven", if you swore off drugs for the love of Nancy Reagan, or If you'd eat chilled monkey brains just because Indiana Jones told you to, you are in the right place, this is the 80’s at 8, from 1988 Johnny Hates Jazz “Shattered Dreams”