I was born in 1976 so it was a very memorable decade for me. It was unique, cheesy, opulent, creative....the decade of great music and big hair. Remember saying 'Rad' ? Then it was "Awesome".
Here's what I loved about the 80's:
Jordache Jeans - tight rolled, Footloose, The Breakfast Club, 16 Candles, Madonna, Aqua Net & Rave Hair Spray, Bo and Luke Duke, Cabbage Patch Dolls, JEM, Top Gun, Keds, Parchute pants, MTV, Swatch Watches, Jelly Bracelets, Just For Girls Journal, Cyndi Lauper, Atari, Family Ties, Smurfs, Legwarmers, Pat Benetar, Hypercolor, Stone washed jeans, jelly shoes, friendship bracelets, stirrup pants, Ms. Pac Man,He-Man, Roller Skates, Boom-Box, Levi's, Facts of Life, Prince, Biz Markie "Just a Friend", The Incredible Hulk, Big earrings, Shirt ties, Purple Rain, Frogger, Impulse Body Spray, Exclamation Perfume, Flashdance, Thriller, Neon, Sweet Valley High books, Oh Mickey yer so fine, lace bows, Rocky Horror Picture Show, Revenge of the Nerds, Esprit, Guess Jeans, Who shot JR?, Where's the Beef?, Purple Rain, Michael Jackson, Thriller, Goonies, Gremlins, Karate Kid, Rowdy Roddy Piper, Hulk Hogan, Mr. T, Nightmare on Elm Street, The Fat Boys, Beastie Boys, Never ending Story, The Lost Boys, Corey Haim and Feldman, Pretty In Pink, Debbie Gibson, Tiffany, side ways pony tails, talespins, Punky Brewster, aerobics, strawberry short cake dolls, popples, slouch socks, reeboks, crimped hair, Ferris Buellers Day off, hackey sacks, Rocky, BIG clocks, Run DMC, big black sunglasses, ALF, UNO, Rubix cubes, Rainbow Brite, Who's the Boss, Twister, spandex pants, fraggle rock, inspector gadget, Garfield and friends, Felix the cat, Lite Brites, Glow worms, Superman, Flash, Wang Chung, She-Ra, Break dancing, RATT, Huey Louis and the news, jean skirts, St. Elmos fire, Less than Zero, Halloween (Michael Myers), Friday the 13th, Teen Wolf, Coca Cola clothing, Bryan Adams, Ghost Busters, cassette tapes, L.A. Gear, High Tops, Gimme a Break, Silver Spoon, "What you talkin' bout Willis?", denim jackets, Alvin and the Chipmunks, Double Dare, "Pour Some Sugar On Me", E.T., Banana seat bikes, Boy George, Adventures in Babysitting, The Littles sooo much more..