"Ze tightness of your shorts equals ze square route of your age."
Meanwhile, in the real world,
was a helluva year because...
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LIVE AID in London and Philadelphi, beamed around the world
Crack coccaine starts to appear.
Brussels, Belgium: 39 dead, 250 wounded during a soccer match between Liverpool and Juventus
Greenpeace's Rainbow Warrior is bombed by the French during protests of it's nuclear testing in the Pacific
Earthquake in Mexico / Volcano erupts in Colombia 1000s killed
Gorbachev becomes (the last) president of the Soviet Union
Titanic wreckage found and filmed by robot in July
Ethiopa blocks the airlift of thousands of Ethiopian Jews.
Hole in the ozone layer, first detected in 77, is now indisputable.
Nintendo system introduced
Extra second added to the calender year
Rock Hudson, the first public figure to die of AIDS
Do They Know Its Christmas? by Band Aid is a big one
Money For Nothing in the shops by Dire Straits
Everybody Wants To Rule The World by Tears For Fears gets lots of air time
Ooohhh be still my dancing feet..
They don't make em like they used to..
Movies: Brazil, Back to the Future, Cocoon, The Color Purple, Desperately Seeking Susan, The Emerald Forest, Kiss of the Spider Woman, Out of Africa, Pee-Wee's Big Adventure, The Purple Rose of Cairo, Witness, James Bond A View To A Kill, Pale Rider
Back to the Future
The Color Purple
Desperately Seeking Susan
The Emerald Forest
Kiss of the Spider Woman
Out of Africa
Pee-Wee's Big Adventure
The Purple Rose of Cairo
James Bond A View To A Kill