Tag Archives: 1980s

18 Vintage Photographs Document Runaway Teenagers Living in the Streets of Seattle in the 1980s

Mary Ellen Mark (1941-2015) put her hands on photography in the 1960s, depicting streets scenes in her native Philadelphia as well as anti-Vietnam and women’s rights demonstrations in New York. Quite promptly, when working for Look magazine, the American photographer chose to chronicle the existences of the desperate, the marginals, the homeless, the wounded of life such […]

ABBA’a Pretty Blonde: 22 Georgeous Photos of Agnetha Faltskog in the 1970s and1980s

ABBA was a very popular Swedish performing group during the 1970s and the early 1980s. The group was comprised of two females, Agnetha Faltskog and Anni-Frid “Frida” Lyngstad, and two males, Bjorn Ulvaeus and Benny Andersson. Agnetha and Bjorn were married from 1971-1980 and Anni-Frid and Benny were married from 1978-1982. It was really due […]

Photos of Donald Trump Before Becoming President-1980s to 1990s

Born in 1946 and grew up in the New York City borough of Queens, Donald John Trump earned an economics degree from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and followed his grandmother Elizabeth and father Fred in running the family real estate company. He renamed it The Trump Organization, and ran it from […]

Fun in the sun before Kim Jong-un! Photos from the 70s and 80s show how North Korea portrayed itself as a tourist destination.

North Korea was closed to most tourists during the 70s and 80s except those from communist countries Vintage brochures show how those living under communist rule were encourage to take a holiday there  Images show men playing volleyball, families enjoying theme parks, and people eating the local cuisine North Korea still entices tourists to the […]

Put Boobs On It! Sex Sells 1970 Album Covers

In the 1960s-1980s, if you wanted to sell your record, the most reliable method may have been to simply put a pair of boobs on the cover.  It was a variation on the “sex sells” approach – you might call it “chests sells”.  Whether it was subtle cleavage or loud-and-proud bosoms, we know the strategy […]

Vintage Photographs of Dublin’s Inner City

David Jazay arrived in Dublin in the early 1980s on a German-Irish school exchange program. The inner city fascinated him right away, and he began photographing its working-class residents and its old Georgian buildings for the next decade. “It was a rich layer-cake of history, that much was apparent, even if Dubliners tend to remember the […]

14 Funny Photos of 1980s Fashion For Guys

Unlike women, 1980s fashion for guys seems to change little from decade to decade.  Ralph Loren Polo dress shirts were a hot item with their tiny embroidered polo player.   And so were  tacky winter sweaters that are sold on the Internet today as joke items.  Boat shoes, Docker dress pants and pastel colors were also […]

Top 20 List of 1980s Horror Films With A Few Surprises!

This list of 1980s horror films may contain a few surprises for lovers of this genre.  The decade that was the eighties certainly produced some of the most classic horror movies of all time.  It’s hard to believe that some of the best horror movies of the 1980s were being watched video tapes!       […]

National Pizza Day A Great Excuse To Order Pizza

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February 9th is National Pizza Day or National Pizza Pie Day.  I can’t think of a better kind of food to celebrate!  Order your favourite pizza and then check out these intriguing pictures of neon pizza signs. Liked these National Pizza Day neon signs?  Check out these neon signs from Hollywood’s golden era.