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  • 1. Decade In Reveiw
    The 1980’s
    By: D.Weaver
  • 2. Eruption of Mt. St Helens
    The eruption of Mt. St. Helens in
    1980 was the worst volcanic disaster
    in U.S. history
    The ash traveled over 200 miles
    Took down enough trees that
    could have built 300,000 2 bedroom
  • 3. U.S. beats Russia in Hockey Olympics
    We finally beat Russia in the
    hockey olympics
  • 4. Death of John Lennon
    John Lennon was born on October 9, 1940 and was killed at age 40 December 8, 1980.
    Grew up in Liverpool
  • 5. Sandra Day O’Connor
    She was the first Supreme Court Justice
    Born in El Paso, Texas
  • 6. MTV
    First TV channel that showed music videos 24/7
    First song played was “Video Killed the Radio Start” by the Buggles
  • 7. Iran-Contra Affair
    A scandal that helped the people that were captured because of the Arm Deals
  • 8. Assassination Attempt of Reagan
    John Hinckley was who assassinated Ronald Reagan
    The people were shocked because it was like the Kennedy assassination all over again
    March 30, 1981
  • 9. “Thriller”
    Michael Jackson’s hit song
    Played on MTV with the featuring video
  • 10. Liposuction
    Used to get the fat out, surgically
  • 11. Cocaine
    In the 1980’s cocaine was thought to be as a recreational drug, used for fun
    In 1983 drug abuse survey found that 22 million abused cocaine
  • 12. South Korean Flight 007
    In 1983 the Soviet Union shot down a Russian airplane killing 269 passengers.
    Increased tension between the Soviets and the U.S.
  • 13. Sally Ride
    Sally Ride was in the disaster of the Callenger
    Born in Encino, California on May 26, 1951
  • 14. Beirut Terrorist Attack
    The Marine Corps barracks were bombed
    241 died: 220 Marines, 18 Navy, and 3 Army
  • 15. CD’s
    Went from records to CDs
  • 16. Olympics in Los Angeles
    The Soviets, in retaliation for the U.S. boycott of the 1980 Olympic Games, boycotted the 1984 Olympics. Along with the Soviet Union, East Germany, and Cuba, fourteen other countries boycotted the Games.
  • 17. Vanessa Lynn Williams
    Actress and singer of the 80’s
    Miss America September 17, 1983
  • 18. We are the World
    Popular music video of the 80’s
    Contained very known artists such as Michael Jackson, Stevie Wonder, and Ray Charles
  • 19. Crack Cocaine
    Very dangerous abusive drug at this time
  • 20. Len Bias
    Overdosed on coke
    Popular basketball player
  • 21. Nintendo
    Gaming consol for kids and teenagers
    Still used today
  • 22. Challenger Disaster
    Shocking moment of the United States history
    A spaceship failed and blew up in mid air
  • 23. AIDS
    Very harmful virus
    Mostly found in homosexual men
  • 24. Supermodel GIA
    At age 17 she was put into modeling and everyone thought she was attractive
  • 25. “Baby Jessica”
    Baby fell down well
    Rescued by fire fighters
    She was injured when she was retrieved
  • 26. Michael Dukakis
    Very political and important man.
    Served 4 years as legislator
  • 27. Soviets Leave Afghanistan
    Very important to the United States because we were more on the Afghan side
  • 28. Fashion of the Times
    Very colorful and different style from today
  • 29. Famous Movies of the Times
    Breakfast Club
    Nightmare On Elm Street (original)