Firstly, the fast-paced video montage above is aimed at a U.S. audience, but even if you're British (like me) or from other countries, this is packed with old pictures from the eighties and there are still a lot of items that you will, no doubt, remember.
Take a trip down memory
lane with all the posts from my Tumblr blog, which can be accessed
without leaving the Simply Eighties site. The 80s Heaven blog features photos
and video clips of everything 80s, including magazine front covers,
music, gadgets, movie posters and more!
Potato Waffles, Smith's Salt 'n' Shake, Planters Cheese Balls and many more snacks from the eighties features on this page. You'll find lots of videos, pics and info to help bring the memories flooding back.
It's interesting to see that the prices of many of these items are roughly the same as they are today. However, although electrical items are cheaper to buy today with our higher wages, it's the cost of everything else that is now a problem - it used to cost me around £1 to fill my moped up with fuel back then and that would last me the week!
Woolworths Christmas TV Ad from 1981
Now this clip is packed with nostalgia - how I miss Woolworths! I suppose this ad seems a bit cheesy now, but Bill Oddie and Tim-Brooke Taylor are not taking themselves too seriously. I'd completely forgotten about the Pickwick records that they used to sell, and watch out for the hi-fi unit, carriage clock, and Bontempi organ - great memories!