WELCOME BACK TO THE 80S
Search for a Memory...
Established in 2009, the Simply Eighties website is dedicated almost entirely to the 1980s and will help you to rekindle the many thousands of memories stored in your brain.
The site explores all areas of the great decade, which was was very much in your face, with bold and daring fashion clothing, voluminous hair styles and groundbreaking music videos.
The Scottish band scored a hit with this song twice in the UK. Watch both the 1988 and 2007 versions, the latter featuring Peter Kay and Matt Lucas.
Is it just
me, or was there much more to watch on the TV when we were kids?
Although we only had three TV channels here in the UK, there was always
something decent to watch, and this page features links to dozens of
pages about both British and American TV Shows
from yesteryear. Were you a Dukes Of Hazzard fan, or maybe Charlie's Angels was more your thang?
The 1980s saw the birth of the music video revolution, thanks mainly to MTV. Here you'll find a complete A-Z of all the music video pages on the Simply Eighties site. It's an ever-growing list, and you find everything from ABBA to ZZ Top. Most of the videos are official (where available), and I've hand-picked the best quality ones from Youtube. From New Wave to 80s power ballads, they're all here!
So who had a trim phone? Actually, we never had one of these as we just weren't posh enough - just a plain old, standard cream dial telephone for us! Anyway, on the 80s technology page I have written about my own experiences with VHS tapes, an Amstrad TV, CB Radio and a lot more besides.
So what gadgets couldn't we live without during the 1980s? Actually, we could live without them a darn sight better than than people do these days. Now that's either because the gadgets were rubbish, or because we were made of sterner stuff. Whatever your thoughts, here you'll find lots of pictures and facts about digital watches, instant cameras, VCR's and Sodastream.
Glamour model Linda Lusardi went on to become a TV presenter and actress, and you'll be pleased to know that you can find out what happened to lots of other famous folk from the 80s on this page.
80s Fashion.Clothing (U.S. website)
80s Clothes and Costumes