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Grant's 1980's powerpoint

  1. 1. A Decade Of The 1980’s<br /> By Grant Weber<br />
  2. 2. Eruption of Mt. St. Helens<br />May 18th, 1980 Mt. St. Helen was erupted.<br />
  3. 3. In the 1980’s Olympics the U.S. hockey team defeated the Russian hockey team.<br />
  4. 4. Death of John Lennon <br />John Lennon was a lead singer for the Beatles. On Dec. 8th, 1980 John Lennon was assassinated by Mark David Chapman.<br />
  5. 5. Sandra Day O’Connor <br />Sandra Day O’Connor is the first female to bring supreme court justice.<br />
  6. 6. MTV<br />MTV was created to be the first ever Music Television Set in the 1980’s. The first ever video was “Video killed the radio star”.<br />
  7. 7. Iran-Contra Affair<br /> Iran attacked the U.S. because, they took their leader to get some treatment. They kept 53 military men for hostage. U.S. failed to save them because, two choppers collided. <br />
  8. 8. Assassinated Attempt of Reagan<br />John Hinckley Jr. assassinated Ronald Reagan on March 30, 1981.<br />
  9. 9. “THRILLER”<br />It was the longest music video made by Michael Jackson. It was released on Dec. 2, 1983.<br />
  10. 10. Cocaine<br />It was the life time drug of the 1980’s. John Belushi died by using cocaine.<br />
  11. 11. South Korean Flight 007<br />The Soviet Union shot down and destroyed South Korean air plane.<br />
  12. 12. Sally Ride<br />Sally Ride was the first woman to go into space.<br />
  13. 13. Beirut Terrorist Attack<br />Terrorist attacked by using bombs on the U.S. Beirut.<br />
  14. 14. CD’s from the 1980’s<br />Different types of music were made on cd’s that were release in the 1980’s.<br />
  15. 15. Liposuction<br />It was a needle that got rid of some fat in your body.<br />
  16. 16. Olympics in Los Angeles <br />The Olympics was held in Los Angeles on 1984.<br />
  17. 17. Vanessa Williams<br />On 1983, Vanessa Williams became the first African American to be Miss America.<br />
  18. 18. We Are The World<br />We Are The World was when U.S. supported Africa. This song was written by Michael Jackson and Lionel Richie.<br />
  19. 19. Crack Cocaine <br /> From 1984-1990 Crack Cocaine was used a lot in major cities.<br />
  20. 20. Len Bias<br />Len Bias played basket ball in college. Then by the 1980’s he played basket ball for the Boston Celtics.<br />
  21. 21. Nintendo<br />The Nintendo system was created in 1983.<br />
  22. 22. Challenger Disaster<br />The Challenger was launched up in the air at 11:38am. It was two minutes later when the shuttle exploded on television.<br />
  23. 23. AIDS<br />AIDS wasn’t first discovered until 1981. It was recognized by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control.<br />
  24. 24. Supermodel GIA<br />Supermodel GIA was the first fashioned model during the early 1980’s.<br />
  25. 25. Baby Jessica<br />Baby Jessica was rescued and on the headline it said “Odessa Baby” which was released on October 15, 1987.<br />
  26. 26. Michael Dukakis<br />Michael Dukakis was the 65th and 67th government for Massachusetts from 1983-1991.<br />
  27. 27. Soviets Leave Afghanistan<br />After the war in Afghanistan the Soviets took their Russian soldiers and left Afghanistan.<br />
  28. 28. Fashion of the Times<br />Women wore high heels and men wore sneakers.<br />
  29. 29. Famous movies of the times<br />The Gooines, The Christmas Story, and Beetle Juice were famous movies of the 1980’s.<br />