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The 1980’s decade

  1. 1. The 1980’s decade<br />By <br />Tamara Gillette<br />
  2. 2. The Mt. St. Helens eruption<br />The eruption of Mt Saint Helens was on May 18, 1980. there was an earthquake, registered 5.1 on the Richter scale. 230 square miles was blown down by the eruption.<br />
  3. 3. 1980’s hockey Olympics<br />The 1980 Olympics the United States hockey team won the Epic semifinal Men’s hockey game against Russia. <br />
  4. 4. John lennon<br />John Lennon was the lead singer of the Beatles. He was shot and killed December 8th 1980 <br />
  5. 5. Supreme court<br />Sandra Connor was the first lady of the supreme court. She showed a conservative side and was appointed by Ronald Regan<br />
  6. 6. First music TV station<br />TV was the first ever music TV station video dj’s were on air host. <br />
  7. 7. Iran-contra affair<br />It was a political scandal that was starting to take notice in November 1986 during the Regan administration.<br />
  8. 8. The assassination attempt on Ronald Regan<br />The assassination attempt of Regan happened on March 30th 1981 it was 69 days into Regan’s presidency. He suffered a punctured Lung.<br />
  9. 9. thriller<br />Thriller was a 14 minute music video by Michael Jackson. It was released December 2 1983. it was the most influential pop music video of the 1980’s<br />
  10. 10. Liposuction<br />It is a cosmetic surgery that removes fat anywhere on the human body. <br />
  11. 11. Drug of the 1980’s<br />Cocaine was the lifestyle of the 1980’s the drug was consider a fun recreational drug it was also considered the epidemic drug. 22 million people abused cocaine.<br />
  12. 12. The South Korea flight 007<br />September 1st 1983 an Air liner from south Korea bound for Alaska Navigated wrong in the USSR Airspace. It was shot down by U.S. congressman Lawrence McDonald aboard.<br />
  13. 13. Sally ride<br />She was the first American women who went into space<br />
  14. 14. Beirut terrorist attack<br />The attack was on October 23rd 1983 Terrorist suicide bombers attacked the us beruit complex<br />299 people were killed <br />
  15. 15. Cd’s<br />They had the biggest hits in the 1980’s decade and they were the biggest era <br />
  16. 16. LA Olympics<br />International multi sport event held in Los Angles in 1984<br />
  17. 17. An American R&B, recording artist, producer, dancer, model, and actress. In 1983 she became the first African American to be crowned miss America<br />Vanessa Williams<br />
  18. 18. We are the world<br />It was Charity song originally recorded by the super group USA for Africa in 1985. the song was written by Michael Jackson, and Linael Richie, and produced by Quincy Jones and Michael Martian.<br />
  19. 19. Crack cocaine<br />In the early 1980’s cocaine was brought into the U.S it started out in Miami and started to go through out the state and world, drug dealers turned the powder into the name crack pretty soon cocaine started growing and the price to drop buy smoke able cocaine, that could be sold in smaller portions to more people. It was cheap, ready to use. it was also easier for drug dealers to make in 1981 , reports of crack were appearing all around the world.<br />
  20. 20. Len Bias<br />Was a first team all American college basket ball player selected by the Boston Celtics but died two days later from a cocaine overdose.<br />
  21. 21. Nintendo<br /> Nintendo is a company located in Kyoto, Japan. Founded in1889 in 1963, the company had tried several small businesses.<br /> Nintendo developed into a video game company, becoming one of the most influential in the industry<br />
  22. 22. Challenger disaster<br />The disaster happened on Tuesday January 28th 1986. the Challenger broke apart 73 seconds into the flight and killed 7 crew members.<br />
  23. 23. aids<br />April 24th Ken Horne from Sanfransco was the fist person to discover AIDS in the USA.<br />
  24. 24. Super model Gia<br />Gia was an American fashion model in the 1970’s and 1980’s. she became addicted to Heroin and later became infected with HIV. She then died at the age of 26.<br />
  25. 25. Baby Jessica<br />Jessica became famous at the age of 18 months after she fell into a well in Texas in October 1987, rescuers worked for two and half days to free Baby jessica<br />
  26. 26. Michael Dukakis<br />Michael was the 65th and 67th Governor of Massachusetts and he served the longest as Governor in Massachusetts history.<br />
  27. 27. Soviets and Afghanistan<br />In 1988 the soviet union has signed an agreement pledging to withdraw its troops from Afghanistan<br />
  28. 28. Fashion of the times<br />In the 1980’s were about people who were trying to find themselves. They would be creative, Guys wore heavy make up and had long hair. girls wore short hair and layers of clothing. <br />
  29. 29. Famous movies of the times<br />
  30. 30. The A-Team<br />Wonder Years<br />Saved by the bell<br />The Bill Cosby Show<br />Roseanne<br />
  31. 31. Stars from the 1980’s <br />
  32. 32. Toys from the 1980’s <br />