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  1. 1. The 1980’s<br />Alam Guzman<br />
  2. 2. Eruption of Mt. St Helens<br />The 1980 <br />Eruption of<br />Mount St.<br />Helens, a tra-<br />Tovolcano located<br />In Washington<br />Stated in the<br />United States was a<br />Major voccanic <br />Eruption.<br />
  3. 3. U.S Hockey Teams beat Russia in the Olympic Games<br />The United States relied<br />On its power and size<br />To build a three-goal<br />Lead, then held on during<br />A frantic, memorable <br />Third period far a 3-2<br />Olympics semifinals<br />Victory Friday over Russia-<br />22 years to the day after<br />Their famous “miracle on ice”<br />Game in 1980.<br />
  4. 4. Death of John Lennon<br />He was shot by Mark David Chapman<br />At the entrance of the building where<br />He lived, the Dakota, in new York city,<br />On Monday, 8 December 1980; Lennon<br />Just returned from record plant studio<br />With his wife, yoko ono.<br />
  5. 5. Sandra day O'Connor <br />( Born March 26, 1930) is an Amer.<br />Jurist who was the first female<br />Member of the supreme court of the<br />United States.<br />
  6. 6. MTV<br />MTV, formerly an acronym of music<br />Television, is an American network <br />Based in new York city that launched <br />On august 1, 1981. The original purpose <br />Of the channel was to play music, videos <br />Guided by on air hosts known as VJS.<br />
  7. 7. Iran-Contra Affair<br />Was a political scandal in <br />The U.N that came to light <br />In November 1986.<br />
  8. 8. Assassination Attempt of Reagan<br />Occurred on <br />Monday, March <br />30, 1981, Just 69 days into<br />The presidency of Ronald <br />Reagan.<br />
  9. 9. “Thriller”<br />Is the sixth studio album by American<br />Recording artist Michael Jackson .<br />
  10. 10. Liposuction<br />Prior to the 1980s, extensive surgery was<br />required to remove such stubborn fatty deposits.<br />
  11. 11. Cocaine <br />During the 1980s few subjects were in the news as <br />consistently as the widespread and increasing <br />use of cocaine in the United States. There were two <br />main stages in this growing problem.<br />
  12. 12. South Korean Flight 007<br />
  13. 13. Sally Ride<br />
  14. 14. Beirut terrorists attack<br />When intelligence reports surfaced that<br /> Libyan<br /> leader Muammar el-Qaddafi had plans <br />to assassinate <br />American diplomats in Rome and Paris,<br /> President Reagan expelled all Libyan <br />diplomats from the <br />U.S. (May 6, 1981) and closed Libya's <br />diplomatic mission in Washington, D.C. <br />Three months later, Reagan ordered U.S.<br /> Navy jets to shoot down Libyan fighters<br /> if they<br /> ventured inside what was known as the<br /> "line of death." <br />
  15. 15. CD’S<br />The eighties were a fantastic decade for heavy metal.<br /> Some of the best metal albums ever were released<br /> in that decade. <br />
  16. 16. Olympics in los Angeles<br />The 1979 Soviet invasion of Afghanistan<br />spurred United States PresidentJimmy Carter<br />to issue an ultimatum on January 20, 1980 that<br />the United States would boycott the <br />MoscowOlympics if Soviet troops did not<br />withdraw from Afghanistan within one month.<br />
  17. 17. Vanessa Williams <br />Vanessa Lynn Williams<br />(born March 18, 1963) is an<br /> American<br />pop-R&Brecording artist,<br />producer, dancer, model <br />and actress. <br />In 1983, she became the first<br />woman of African-American<br />descent to be crowned <br />Miss America,[1] but a <br />scandal caused her to <br />relinquish her title early. <br />
  18. 18. We are the World <br />We Are the World" is a song and<br />charity single originally recorded by the <br />super groupUSA for Africa in 1985. <br />It was written by Michael Jackson<br />and Lionel Richie,<br />and produced by Quincy Jonesand<br />Michael Martianfor the album <br />We Are the World.<br />With sales in excess of 20 million<br />copies, it is one of the fewer than <br />thirty all-time singles<br />to have sold 10 million (or more) <br />copies worldwide.<br />
  19. 19. Crack Cocaine<br />Crack cocaine has significantly shaped history, and especially <br />the 1980’s and 1990’s. <br />A study found in The Review of Economics and Statistics,<br /> the authors found that by using information provided by <br />27 different metropolitan areas, that the arrival of crack<br /> cocaine led to substantial crime increases in late <br />1980s and early 1990s. <br />
  20. 20. Len Bias<br />Leonard Kevin "Len" Bias<br />(November 18, 1963 – June 19, 1986) <br />was a first team All-Americancollege basketball<br />player. <br />He was selected by the Boston Celtics<br />as the second overall pick in the 1986 NBA Draft<br /> on June 17, but died two days later from cardiac<br />arrhythmia induced by a cocaine overdose. <br />He is considered by some sportswriters to be one<br /> of the greatest players not to play at the professional <br />Level.<br />
  21. 21. Nintendo<br />is a multinational corporation<br />located in Kyoto, Japan.<br />Founded on September 23, 1889<br />by Fusajiro Yamauchi<br />, it produced handmade hanafuda<br />cards.<br />By 1963, the company had<br />tried several small niche<br />businesses, such as a cab company and a<br />love hotel.<br />
  22. 22. Challenger Disaster<br />The Space Shuttle Challenger<br />disaster occurred on Tuesday, <br />January 28, 1986, when <br />Space Shuttle Challenger<br />broke apart 73 seconds into its<br />flight, leading to the deaths of<br />its seven crew members.<br />
  23. 23. AIDS<br />April 24, San Francisco resident Ken Horne, the first <br />AIDS case in the United States <br />to be recognized at the time, is reported to Center for <br />Disease Control with Kaposi's sarcoma<br />(KS). He was also suffering from Cryptococcus at the time.<br />
  24. 24. Supermodel GIA<br />Gia Marie Carangi (January 29, 1960 –<br />November 18, 1986)<br />was an <br />Americanfashion model during the late 1970s<br />and early 1980s.<br />
  25. 25. Baby Jessica<br />On October 14, 1987, 18-month-old<br />Jessica McClure was left unattended<br />and somehow fell 22 feet into<br />an abandoned well.<br />
  26. 26. Michael Dukakis<br />born November 3, 1933) served as the <br />65th and 67thGovernor of Massachusetts<br />from 1975–1979 and from 1983–1991, and was the<br />Democraticpresidential nominee in 1988.<br />
  27. 27. Soviets leave Afghanistan<br />The Democratic Republic of <br />Afghanistanwas a government of<br />Afghanistan between 1978 and 1992<br />recognized<br />by 8 countries.<br />It was both ideologically close <br />to and economically dependent on <br />the Soviet Union,<br />and was a major belligerent of the <br />Afghan Civil War.<br />
  28. 28. Fashion of the times<br />In the 1970s, the silhouette of fashion<br />tended to be characterized by close<br />fitting clothes on top with wider, <br />looser clothes on the bottom. <br />This trend completely reversed<br />itself in the<br />early 1980s as both men and <br />women began to wear looser shirts<br />and tight, close-fitting trousers.<br />
  29. 29. Famous movies of the times<br />The 1980s saw the continued rise <br />of the blockbuster, an increased<br />amount of nudity in film<br />and the increasing emphasis <br />in the American industry on <br />film franchises, especially in the <br />science fiction, horror, and action genres.<br />