Category: Fads

When thinking of the 1980s, what comes to mind?  Some would say the Rat Tail hairstyle or the popularity of Member’s Only jackets.  Other’s would say stirrup pants or the Rubik’s Cube craze.  The 80s was an amazing decade filled with new, hip fads.  And interestingly enough,  some of what was popular in the 1970s quickly became considered square; Disco music comes to mind in this case.  So if you’re curious as to what was popular in the 1980s, this is the category to find it in.  Let the good times roll.

Atari's Console and Games The Atari VCS (Video Computer System) hit the market in 1977, and by 1979, it was the hottest video gaming console on the market ...

READ MORE +

Take a nostalgic walk down memory lane with 80s cars. Find out which vehicle was the best selling car for each year of the 1980s.

READ MORE +

Bartles & Jaymes Wine Coolers became the #1 best-selling wine cooler by the end of the 1980s. Its popularity can be linked to their marketing strategy.

READ MORE +

Inthe1980s has compiled a list of several notable distinctions between how we celebrated Halloween in the 1980s and Halloween as it is now.

READ MORE +

1980s hairstyles came in all shapes and colors. The Farrah Fawcett feathered hairstyle of the 70s gave way to rattails and mullets. See our top seven picks.

READ MORE +

Our list of nine awesome 80s toys and why kids wanted them. Looking back, these toys were totally fun and allowed growing minds to fuel vivid imaginations.

READ MORE +