7 Unforgettable Things That Made The 80s So Special

A tribute to one of the greatest eras of pop culture in human history!


Dead of Summer Season One will take place in the year 1989. As a tribute to the 80s we gathered some of the most influential pop culture of the time for you to enjoy. Now, where to begin...

7. It was super cheap!

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The amount of road tripping we could do if gas was that cheap! Route 66 anyone?

6. 1989 was the last time the Oakland A's won the World Series!

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We love seeing an underdog win the big championship, and we were treated to a few in 1989!

5. TV shows kicked ass back in the 80s.

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Can you believe that it has been 27 years since The Simpsons debuted in 1989?

4. Where would we be without 80s fashion?!

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We still love our mini skirts and Members Only jackets!

3. Cars were pretty damn suave back in the day.

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It is our dream to have a garage filled with these cars one day. May need a raise or two first...

2. Some of our favorite movies of all time debuted in 1989!

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If you haven't seen Jack Nicholson play the Joker in 1989 Batman, you are seriously missing out on a masterful performance!

1. The Music.

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The 80s were without a doubt one of the most influential and incredible decades of music! Back then, Paula Abdul, Bobby Brown, and Bret Michaels were better known for their music than their reality show antics.

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