Lean On Me Bill Withers
The mullets, the shoulder pads - let's face it, the 1980s were great. Here are some of our favourites things about the decade.
A bit of healthy competition never hurt anybody. Probably. We can still feel the pain in our palm from being, well, very, very hungry.
We loved their hair!
Super Mario Bros, Pac-Man, Frogger, Donkey Kong. No surprises as to where all our pocket money went...
Can you believe that Gizmo was originally supposed to be the evil one? Steven Spielberg quashed that idea as he thought Gizmo was cute. And he was right.
Playing Madonna, Duran Duran and Wham!, no doubt
Did you know that our beloved Fraggle Rock was almost called the Woozles? Well, you do now. Also, we loved the catchy theme tune.
George Michael and Andrew Ridgeley (not forgetting Pepsi and Shirley) sold 25 million records worldwide between 1982 and 1986. Hands-up who bought a ‘Choose Life’ t-shirt to show their allegiance?
She was a breath of fresh air, what with her cone bras and fingerless gloves. And things in Britain were never to be the same again.
One of the best coming-of-age films ever made. Probably one of the most-quoted too.
E.T.’s face was modelled after the poet Carl Sandburg, a pug, and Albert Einstein. E.T. was voiced by women but Spielberg has said stated that E.T. is neither male or female.
Dorothy, Rose, Blanche and Sophia; it's a toss-up which character we preferred, they were all so brilliant.
Cute or ugly?