Tagged: TV

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...

Star Wars: the complete canon timeline

Watch ten thousand years of Star Wars history! The films, books, comics, and television shows summarized into the most important moments in the canon. [Updated Mai 2017]  [Via: Star Wars Explained]

The battle for Endor

Ewoks: The Battle for Endor is a 1985 made-for-TV movie written and directed by brothers Jim and Ken Wheat from a story by George Lucas. It focuses on Cindel, a little girl who joins...

The engineering of the drinking bird

While most references credit Dr. Miles V. Sullivan as the inventor of the drinking bird because he patented it in 1946, the idea of using heat-driven oscillating liquids to repeatedly tip small mechanisms has...

Les Musclés : Le père Noël des Musclés

Cette année, une émission mythique pour enfants à fêté ses 30 ans: le Club Dorothée qui est resté à l’antenne pendant 10 ans, de 1987 à 1997. Le programme a ravi toute une génération,...

Club scene in 1997 Ostberlin

Berlin may still be a round-the-clock party city, but it’s current iteration has nothing on what it was like in the ’90s. Or that’s the impression we get after watching this video that spotlights...

Twin Peaks: The Return DVD & Blu-ray

Twin Peaks: The Third Season will be out on DVD and Blu-ray on December 5, 2017. In a tweet quoting the Log Lady, David Lynch revealed the release’s cover art “starring Kyle MacLachlan!” [Via: welcometotwinpeaks.com]

Cyndi Lauper on The Tonight Show (March 1, 1984)

100 best albums of the eighties 75. Cyndi Lauper, ‘She’s So Unusual’ She’s So Unusual was an appropriate title for Cyndi Lauper’s 1983 debut record: From her electric-orange hair and colorful flea-market wardrobe to her squeaky, giddy...