1980s

Big Events
*Mount St. Helens erupts in Washington state.
*John Lennon is shot and dies.
*The popular video arcade game "Pac-Man" is released.
*Ronald Reagan is elected as the President of the United States.
*The United States boycotts the 1980 Olympics in Moscow.

Top 10 Billboard Hits from the 1980s
Physical – Olivia Newton-John
Bette Davis Eyes – Kim Carnes
Endless Love – Diana Ross and Lionel Richie
Every Breath You Take – The Police
I Love Rock ‘n’ Roll – Joan Jett and the Blackhearts
Ebony and Ivory – Paul McCartney and Stevie Wonder
Billie Jean – Michael Jackson
Call Me – Blondie
Lady – Kenny Rogers
Eye of the Tiger - Survivor

10 Popular Cars of the 1980's
1985 Mercedes-Benz W124
1980 Toyota FJ60
1983 Audi Quattro
1984 Chrysler Minivan
1984 Jeep Cherokee XJ
1986 BMW E30 M3
1986 Porsche 959
1987 Ferrari F40
1989 Mazda MX-5 Miata NA
1989 Lexus LS 400

10 Popular Dance Moves of the 1980s
The Moonwalk
The Prep
The Wop
The Biz
The Cabbage Patch
The Snake
The Sprinkler
The Robocop
The Kid 'n Play
The Running Man

Top 10 Movies of the 1980's
Back to the Future 1985
National Lampoon's Vacation 1983
The Shining 1980
Fast Times At Ridgemont High 1982
Trading Places 1983
Pee-Wee's Big Adventure 1985
Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back 1980
Arthur 1981
Airplane! 1980
Three Amigos 1986

Top 10 TV Shows of the 1980's
Cheers 1982 - 1993
Magnum, P.I. 1980 - 1988
The Golden Girls 1985 - 1992
The Muppet Show 1976 - 1981
MacGyver 1985 - 1992
The A-Team 1983- 1987
Family Ties 1982 - 1989
Happy Days 1974 - 1984
Quantum Leap 1989 - 1993
Married… with Children 1987 - 1997
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Eggs .84 dozen
Milk 1.05 half gallon
Bacon 1.46 pound
Potatoes 1.90 10 pounds
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House $47,200
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