Remembering 1983

1983, hands down. Michael Jackson and The Police dominate the Billboard charts, while “Murmur” is released and the Smiths put out their first single. Hair bands have not yet screwed up MTV for the rest of us. “National Lampoon’s Vacation” and “Valley Girl” are in the theaters, but George Lucas has hinted at the suck in our movie futures by giving us… Ewoks. Reagan and other Western political leaders are still wearing brown suits half the time. Everyone is legitimately worried about nuclear war. Good times. The only hole in the argument that 1983 is the height of the 80s would be that we’re still a year short of the debut of “Miami Vice.”…

[Via: liketotally80s.com]

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