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Decade in review dylan weaver

  1. 1. Decade In Reveiw<br />The 1980’s<br />By: D.Weaver<br />
  2. 2. Eruption of Mt. St Helens<br />The eruption of Mt. St. Helens in <br />1980 was the worst volcanic disaster <br />in U.S. history<br />The ash traveled over 200 miles<br />Took down enough trees that <br /> could have built 300,000 2 bedroom<br /> house’s<br />
  3. 3. U.S. beats Russia in Hockey Olympics<br />We finally beat Russia in the <br /> hockey olympics<br />
  4. 4. Death of John Lennon<br />John Lennon was born on October 9, 1940 and was killed at age 40 December 8, 1980.<br />Grew up in Liverpool<br />
  5. 5. Sandra Day O’Connor<br />She was the first Supreme Court Justice<br />Born in El Paso, Texas<br />
  6. 6. MTV<br />First TV channel that showed music videos 24/7<br />First song played was “Video Killed the Radio Start” by the Buggles<br />
  7. 7. Iran-Contra Affair<br />A scandal that helped the people that were captured because of the Arm Deals<br />
  8. 8. Assassination Attempt of Reagan<br />John Hinckley was who assassinated Ronald Reagan<br />The people were shocked because it was like the Kennedy assassination all over again<br />March 30, 1981<br />
  9. 9. “Thriller”<br />Michael Jackson’s hit song<br />Played on MTV with the featuring video<br />
  10. 10. Liposuction<br />Used to get the fat out, surgically <br />
  11. 11. Cocaine<br />In the 1980’s cocaine was thought to be as a recreational drug, used for fun<br />In 1983 drug abuse survey found that 22 million abused cocaine<br />
  12. 12. South Korean Flight 007<br />In 1983 the Soviet Union shot down a Russian airplane killing 269 passengers.<br />Increased tension between the Soviets and the U.S.<br />
  13. 13. Sally Ride<br />Sally Ride was in the disaster of the Callenger<br />Born in Encino, California on May 26, 1951<br />
  14. 14. Beirut Terrorist Attack<br />The Marine Corps barracks were bombed<br />241 died: 220 Marines, 18 Navy, and 3 Army <br />
  15. 15. CD’s<br />Went from records to CDs<br />
  16. 16. Olympics in Los Angeles<br />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. <br />
  17. 17. Vanessa Lynn Williams<br />Actress and singer of the 80’s<br />Miss America September 17, 1983<br />
  18. 18. We are the World<br />Popular music video of the 80’s<br />Contained very known artists such as Michael Jackson, Stevie Wonder, and Ray Charles<br />
  19. 19. Crack Cocaine<br />Very dangerous abusive drug at this time<br />
  20. 20. Len Bias<br />Overdosed on coke<br />Popular basketball player<br />
  21. 21. Nintendo<br />Gaming consol for kids and teenagers<br />Still used today<br />
  22. 22. Challenger Disaster<br />Shocking moment of the United States history<br />A spaceship failed and blew up in mid air<br />
  23. 23. AIDS<br />Very harmful virus<br />Mostly found in homosexual men<br />
  24. 24. Supermodel GIA<br />At age 17 she was put into modeling and everyone thought she was attractive<br />
  25. 25. “Baby Jessica”<br />Baby fell down well<br />Rescued by fire fighters<br />She was injured when she was retrieved<br />
  26. 26. Michael Dukakis<br />Very political and important man.<br />Served 4 years as legislator<br />
  27. 27. Soviets Leave Afghanistan<br />Very important to the United States because we were more on the Afghan side<br />
  28. 28. Fashion of the Times<br />Very colorful and different style from today<br />
  29. 29. Famous Movies of the Times<br />Breakfast Club<br />E.T.<br />Nightmare On Elm Street (original)<br />

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