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 hit from 1983, here’s The Motels with “Suddenly Last Summer”
From 1983 Frankie goes to Hollywood “Relax (Come Fighting)” 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 1983 The Police “Synchronicity II” 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”
Here is the answer to the timeline, in which year did the following things take place?
Little girls everywhere cleaned out their piggy banks and ran to the toy store for the introduction of Hasbro's My Little Pony
Levar Burton asked kids to take look in a book for the first time as Reading Rainbow made its premiere.
& Michael Keaton braved Jaws the Vacuum Cleaner and a chili-eating baby as Mr. Mom, in 1983, and that year, Men Without Hats scored a huge hit with the “The Safety Dance”
From 1981 the Buggles “Video Killed the Radio Star” If you're still trying to figure out whether Schwarzenegger or DeVito was the cuter twin, if you would be proud to partake of some pecan pie with Harry and Sally, or if you've ever made a collage of Corey faces from cut up Bop magazines, this is the show for you, it is the 80's at 8, from 1986 Huey Lewis & The News “Stuck with You”
From 1983 UB40 “Red, Red Wine” 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 1984 John Cafferty & The Beaver Brown Band “On the Dark Side” If you know better than to make a wish on a Zoltar machine, if you ever read a book and took a look at the TV in your head with Captain OG Readmore, or if you're still wondering when Rodney Dangerfield is gonna get some respect, this is the show for you, it is the 80's at 8, from 1989 the Fine Young Cannibals “She Drives Me Crazy”