Thanks for visiting the 80’s at 8 blog, updated daily with each day’s show content and the music videos for all the songs we played! If you ever held the high score on a game of Pac-Man, only to have your brother beat it the very next game, if taking a break from all your worries sure would help a lot, if you know exactly what it sounds like when the doves cry, or if you think the best possible revenge is boiling someone's bunny, you are in the right place, this is the 80's at 8, and we get today's show started with a one hit wonder from 1985, the band was smart enough to hold on to the publishing rights and banks a million dollars a year off the royalties, here’s Katrina and the Waves “Walking on Sunshine”
From 1987 Belinda Carlisle “Heaven Is A Place On Earth” If you know that E.T. loves Reeses Pieces, if you know from experience that a little Love's Baby Soft goes a long way, or if your mom ever packed your lunch with Fruit by the Foot and Polly-O String Cheese, this is the show for you, it is the 80's at 8, from 1983 The Police “Synchronicity II”
From 1982 Stray Cats with “Stray Cat Strut” If you remember when DeGrassi Junior High was the most shocking thing on TV, if you still can't decide whether Tony or Angela was really the boss, or If you still can't decide whether you'd rather cruise around town in a time-traveling DeLorean or KITT, this is the show for you, it is the 80's at 8, from 1981 Loverboy “Turn Me Loose”
Here’s the answer to the 80's Timeline, in which year did the following things take place?
Clara Peller, aka the "Where's the Beef?" lady, made her first appearance in a Wendy's commercial.
Soleil Moon Frye met Henry and her spirit lifted him right off the ground in the premiere of Punky Brewster.
Mermaid Daryl Hannah showed mortal Tom Hanks a new way to eat a lobster in Splash, in 1984, and that year, the Go Go's released their album Talk Show, which was a huge commercial disappointment with the exception of this song, which was the album's only hit, here is "Head Over Heels"
From 1981 Human League “Don’t You Want Me” If you ever longed to earn your Stripes with Bill Murray and John Candy, If you know that the Thundercats lived on Third Earth, or If you ever made anything in an Easy Bake oven or had a Sno-Cone with Snoopy, this is the show for you, it is the 80's at 8, from 1983 Michael Jackson “Beat It”
From 1981 Hall & Oates “Private Eyes” If you don't want to sell anything, buy anything or process anything as a career, if you know the next time someone asks you if you're a God you say yes! or if you've ever danced around a junior high gym to Buster Poindexter's Hot Hot Hot, this is the show for you, it is the 80's at 8, from 1983 Moving Pictures “What About Me”