Category: Events

There is no question that many great moments in history occurred in the 1980s. A new era emerged where families could afford home computers for the first time. Cable television launched and we were no longer limited to just a handful of channels. Music videos became the range and teens everywhere wanted the brand new Sony Walkman to play their favorite music on the go. This category will host many of these interesting events of the 80s. If you want to know what happened in the 1980s, this is the category to browse.

The Falklands War was a military engagement between Argentina and the United Kingdom. The war was initiated when Argentina occupied the islands in 1982.

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Salman Rushdie is a novelist who published the book, The Satanic Verses, in 1988, inflaming the Muslim community which called the book "blasphemous."

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The Soviet invasion of Afghanistan spawned a worldwide protest led by the United States in the form of the 1980 summer Olympics boycott in Moscow.

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At the height of the crime wave, Bernhard Goetz emerged on the scene to create an incident that would earn him the infamous nickname the "Subway Vigilante."

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