Life is what happens when you are making other plans~ John Lennon
An eye for an eye will make the whole world blind~Gandhi
The time is always right to do what is right~ Martin Luther King Jr.

Wednesday, July 27, 2011


When it comes to the 1980s, not alot is known about this decade except for the fact that one of the Beatles, John Lennon, was brutally murdered in NYC by a guy posing as a fan!

  • Dec. 8, 1980: This day will live in infamy for every Beatles fan ever! This is the day that former Beatle John Lennon is burtally murdered by Mark David Chapman, a crazed gunman who posed as a fan. Lennon was shot 4 times in the back of the head in front of his Dakota Apartment building and evern worse, in front of his wife Yoko Ono. It must be horrible to just stand there and watch your husband be brutally murdered right in front of your eyes!
  • Peter Sutcliffe, aka the Yorkshire Ripper, is arrested for 13 murders
  • Lethal injection first used in Texas
  • AIDS virus discovered
  • 270 people killed in Lockerbie, Scotland bombing
  • Protests in Tianenmen Square, in Peking, China
  • Space shuttle Challenger explodes 74 seconds after liftoff
  • Chernobyl disaster in the Ukraine
  • May 11, 1981: Reggae legend Bob Marley dies from skin cancer
  • The Jamaican National Bobsled team stuns everyone by winning at the 1988 Winter Olympics
  • August 1, 1981: MTV premiers for the first time
  • With the death of actor Rock Hudson, awareness for the disease AIDS rises
  • Drug problems increase with the introduction of crack cocaine in the L.A. area
  • The Rolling Stones release their Steel Wheels album and are inducted in to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1989, which marks the end of the fighting between front man Mick Jagger and lead guitarist Keith Richards. And the band goes on a tour of the same name later that year

This is basically the 1989-1990 Steel Wheels/Urban Jungle tour on DVD for those who didn't get to go.
  • The B-52's
  • Billy Idol
  • Twisted Sister
  • The Rolling Stones(These guys were popular in EVERY decade!)
  • Joan Jett and the Blackhearts
  • The Ramones
  • The Sex Pistols
  • Def Leppard
  • U2
  • Foreigner
  • Van Halen
  • Motley Crue
  • Aerosmith
  • First Blood
  • Rambo: First Blood pt.II
  • Rambo III
  • Scarface
  • The Shining
  • Prizzi's Honor
  • Let's Spend the Night Together
  • Mississippi Burning
  • Gorillas in the Mist
  • Labyrinth
  • Witness
  • The Untouchables
  • Blade Runner
  • Tootsie
  • Moonstruck
  • Caddyshack

People Born/Famous

Celebrities popular:
Patrick Swayze
Emilio Estevez
Lisa Whelchel
Sylvester Stallone

People Born:
Wilmer Valderrama
Keira Knightley
Elijah Wood
Daniel Radcliffe(OMG! what a hottie!!!!!!!!!!!!)
Nicole Richie
Avril Lavigne
Kelly and Jack Osbourne
Kirsten Dunst

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