1982

Men Without Hats – Safety Dance

Safety Dance was one of those one hit wonders that did go quite well in the charts worldwide. Released in 1982, the song is a protest against bouncers stopping dancers pogoing to 1980s New Wave music in clubs when Disco was dying and New Wave was up and coming. If you recall, there was a […]

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Handheld games of the 80s – Game & Watch

The 80’s were the decade that started the trend in what we enjoy today in handheld games – thanks to Nintendo. These very simple games took the world by storm. The size and simplicity made these very addictive to all. It was always a challenge to beat the highest score – even if it was […]

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ET – “Phone Home”

E.T. (Extra Terrestrial) was the top grossing film of the 80’s. The Steven Spielberg film, released in 1982, is the story of Elliot, a lonely boy who befriends a friendly alien, who is stranded on Earth. Elliott and his siblings help the alien return home while attempting to keep it hidden from their mother and […]

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