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Decade in review dylan weaver

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    • Decade In Reveiw
      The 1980’s
      By: D.Weaver
    • 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
    • U.S. beats Russia in Hockey Olympics
      We finally beat Russia in the
      hockey olympics
    • 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
    • Sandra Day O’Connor
      She was the first Supreme Court Justice
      Born in El Paso, Texas
    • MTV
      First TV channel that showed music videos 24/7
      First song played was “Video Killed the Radio Start” by the Buggles
    • Iran-Contra Affair
      A scandal that helped the people that were captured because of the Arm Deals
    • 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
    • “Thriller”
      Michael Jackson’s hit song
      Played on MTV with the featuring video
    • Liposuction
      Used to get the fat out, surgically
    • 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
    • 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.
    • Sally Ride
      Sally Ride was in the disaster of the Callenger
      Born in Encino, California on May 26, 1951
    • Beirut Terrorist Attack
      The Marine Corps barracks were bombed
      241 died: 220 Marines, 18 Navy, and 3 Army
    • CD’s
      Went from records to CDs
    • 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.
    • Vanessa Lynn Williams
      Actress and singer of the 80’s
      Miss America September 17, 1983
    • We are the World
      Popular music video of the 80’s
      Contained very known artists such as Michael Jackson, Stevie Wonder, and Ray Charles
    • Crack Cocaine
      Very dangerous abusive drug at this time
    • Len Bias
      Overdosed on coke
      Popular basketball player
    • Nintendo
      Gaming consol for kids and teenagers
      Still used today
    • Challenger Disaster
      Shocking moment of the United States history
      A spaceship failed and blew up in mid air
    • AIDS
      Very harmful virus
      Mostly found in homosexual men
    • Supermodel GIA
      At age 17 she was put into modeling and everyone thought she was attractive
    • “Baby Jessica”
      Baby fell down well
      Rescued by fire fighters
      She was injured when she was retrieved
    • Michael Dukakis
      Very political and important man.
      Served 4 years as legislator
    • Soviets Leave Afghanistan
      Very important to the United States because we were more on the Afghan side
    • Fashion of the Times
      Very colorful and different style from today
    • Famous Movies of the Times
      Breakfast Club
      Nightmare On Elm Street (original)