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Old 02-24-2016, 01:42 PM
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80s History #1 - A lot of stuff happened in the 80s.



Thread about all the historic happenings in the 80s. Historic and infamous, happy or tragic, it all goes here.

America's Best History U.S. Timeline, 1980-1989
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Fun thread. Great idea
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Thanks. I always come across certain events and things but there was never any proper threads for them. I thought this would be perfect.
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Old 02-24-2016, 09:45 PM
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It is perfect.
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On this date in 1983, CD players and CDs are released in the U. S.
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Old 03-02-2016, 05:44 PM
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Oh cool! So fun. They were expensive then.
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yeah they were ridiculously expensive.
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Hard to believe. They're cheap now.
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The first cell phone available to the public goes on sale on this date in 1983.

Back to the 80s: First Cell Phone Made Available for Sale Commercially in 1983 (Motorola DynaTAC 8000x) – Kickin’ it Old School – Kickin' it Old School - 80s Pop Culture
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That's cool. Never had one
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I miss that phone!
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You had one?
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On this day in 1985, "We Are The World" was released. Over 20 million copies sold and the single raised over $50 million dollars.

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That's amazing.
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They re-made the song a few years ago for Katrina or something. Most of the people I couldn't identify.
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