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The 1980’s

  1. 1. Dia Carrasco<br />The 1980’s<br />
  2. 2. Eruption of Mt. St. Helens<br />Erupted May 18, 1980<br />Earthquake registered 5.1 on the Richter’s scale<br />230 square miles of forest was blown down by the eruption <br />Cities around Mt. St. Helens were wiped out and filled with dust<br />In 1982 the president made a monument for the mountain<br />
  3. 3. U.S. Hockey Teams beat Russia in the Olympic Games<br /><ul><li>United States men’s hockey team defeats Russia in semifinal men’s hockey game
  4. 4. Russia were favored to win by a landslide
  5. 5. Team was made up of primary all college aged players</li></li></ul><li>Death of John Lennon<br /><ul><li>John Lennon was the lead singer of the Beatle
  6. 6. He was shot on Monday, December 8, 1980
  7. 7. Mark David Chapman shot him outside his house in NY</li></li></ul><li>Sandra Day O’Connor<br />First female supreme court justice<br />Appointed by Reagan<br />Showed a very conservative side<br />
  8. 8. MTV<br />MTV makes it debut as the first ever<br />Music television state<br />First music video “ video killed the radio star”<br />Video DJ’s were “ on air” hosts<br />
  9. 9. Assassination Attempt of Reagan<br /><ul><li>occurred March 30, 1981</li></ul>69 days into Reagan’s presidency<br /><ul><li>He suffered a punctured lung
  10. 10. John Kinckley Jr. tried to kill him</li></li></ul><li>Iran-Contra Affair<br /><ul><li>66 Americans held hostage in Iran for 444 days
  11. 11. From Nov.4, 1979 to January 20, 1981</li></ul>American embassy was stormed by Islamic militants <br /><ul><li>It was in response to the Iranian revolution</li></li></ul><li>“ Thriller”<br />14 minute music video<br />Released by Micheal Jackson <br />December 2,1983<br />Most influential pop music video of all time<br />
  12. 12. liposuction<br /><ul><li>Started in the 1985
  13. 13. Removes unwanted “fat” in all body areas, including the face, neck, chin, breast, back, arms, abdomen, hips, flanks (love handles), inner and outer thighs, buttocks, knees and ankles.
  14. 14. Dr. Jeffrey Lein, a dermatologist, pioneers tumescent liposuction</li></li></ul><li>Cocaine<br />Cocaine became the lifestyle drug of the 1980’s<br />Became popular in 2 stages <br />First the drug was only considered a fun “ recreational” drug<br />The second stage was considered the epidemic with 22 million people abused cocaine <br />
  15. 15. Len bias<br />Died from cocaine in June 19, 1986 at age 22<br />He died in Riverdale, Maryland<br />Len was the first team All-American college basketball player<br />He was selected by the Boston Celtics <br />He was the second overall pick in the 1986 NBA Draft<br />
  16. 16. South Korean Flight 007<br /><ul><li>September 1, 1983</li></ul>Air liner from Korea bound for Alaska wrongly navigated in USSR Airspace<br /><ul><li>Shot down by Soviet Jets
  17. 17. U.S. congressman Lawrence McDonall Aboard</li></li></ul><li>Beirut terrorist attack<br /><ul><li>October 23, 1983 </li></ul>Terrorist suicide bombers attacked the united states Beirut complex<br /><ul><li>Killed 299 American and French service men</li></li></ul><li>The Challenger disaster<br />January 28, 1986<br />Cold and Windy day at Cape Canaveral air force Base in Florida<br />Challenger was launched at 11:38 am<br />School teacher Christie McAuliffe was on board<br />At 11:40 am, the challenger had its first problem<br />The shuttle exploded on live TV shortly after<br />Cause of explosion was a flaw in rockets booster system<br />
  18. 18. Sally Ride<br />Sally joined the team responsible for investigating the challenger tragedy <br />In 1987, Sally left NASA to go back to Stanford University<br />She is now currently the director of the California Space Institute<br />
  19. 19. CD’s<br /><ul><li> In 1980, Russell's company, Battelle, first approved his system
  20. 20. In 1985, major electronics developed civil rights and began a big production
  21. 21. Some include Phillips, Sony, ect.</li></li></ul><li>Nintendo<br /><ul><li>It was first launched in Asia, including Japan July 15, 1983
  22. 22. The third generation was made on October 18, 1985
  23. 23. Donkey Kong, Donkey Kong Jr. and Popeye the first game made for Nintendo to play
  24. 24. In June 1985, Nintendo unveiled its American version</li></li></ul><li>Vanessa Williams<br />Was announced Miss America in 1984<br />She was from Atlantic City but represented New York<br />She won the swimsuit and talent competition<br />She had talents as a singer, dancer and actress<br />She is said to be known for her perseverance and determination<br />
  25. 25. Supermodel GIA<br /><ul><li>Gia Marie Carangi was born in January 29, 1960
  26. 26. She died November 18, 1986
  27. 27. She was in Vogue Paris, April 1979; American Vogue, August 1980; and Vogue Paris, August 1980; Italian Vogue
  28. 28. Her career declined after she became addicted to heroin
  29. 29. Gia was diagnosed with HIV and died at the age of 26</li></li></ul><li>Olympics in Los Angeles<br />The Olympics<br />The Olympics took place in the summer of 1984 in Los Angeles<br />The Soviet Union, East Germany, Cuba and 14 other countries boycotted the games<br />6,000 athletes participated, representing 140 countries<br />The 1984 Olympics were the first to revolve an income of $225 million since the 1932 Olympics. <br />
  30. 30. We Are the World<br />The singers..<br /><ul><li>Dan Aykroyd
  31. 31. Harry Belafonte
  32. 32. Lindsey Buckingham
  33. 33. Kim Carnes
  34. 34. Ray Charles
  35. 35. Bob Dylan
  36. 36. Sheila E.
  37. 37. Bob Geldof
  38. 38. Hall and Oates
  39. 39. James Ingram
  40. 40. Jackie Jackson
  41. 41. LaToya Jackson
  42. 42. Marlon Jackson
  43. 43. Michael Jackson
  44. 44. Randy Jackson
  45. 45. Tito Jackson
  46. 46. Al Jarreau</li></ul> ..And more<br />“ We Are the World” was a benefit concert to raise money for Africa by black musicians<br />Quincy Jones was the producer, and Michael Jackson and Lionel Ritchie were the song writers<br />They started recording on the same night of the American Music Awards, January 28, 1985<br />800,000 copies came to store on Tuesday, March 7, 1985<br />They were sold out by the first weekend<br />
  47. 47. AIDS<br />Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS)<br />The first case of AIDS were reported in the United States on June 1981<br />Females were barely affected by HIV/AIDS in 1985<br />It was said to be the “gay disease”<br />14,000 diagnoses occurred daily in the 80’s<br />Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV)<br />
  48. 48. “ Baby Jessica”<br /><ul><li>Jessica McClure Morales “Baby Jessica” was born on March 26, 1986
  49. 49. At 18 months old, she fell into a water well in Midland, Texas on October 14, 1987
  50. 50. Between that time, rescuers worked 58 hours to get her out
  51. 51. She fell 22ft below ground
  52. 52. Became a movie
  53. 53. It was a breaking news story everywhere</li></li></ul><li>Michael Dukakis<br /><ul><li>Michael was the Democratic Party Nominee for President of the United States 1988
  54. 54. He attended Harvard University</li></li></ul><li>Soviets leave Afghanistan <br /><ul><li> The soviets left Afghanistan on February 15, 1989
  55. 55. The Democratic Party of Afghanistan got rid of the dominion
  56. 56. Muhammad Taraki became president
  57. 57. On April 1988, the Soviet Union signed the Geneva Accords with the U.S.A.</li></li></ul><li>Fashion of the Times<br />“sun-kissed” hair<br />Popped collars<br />Jumpsuits<br />Stirrup pants<br />Paint splatter fashion<br />Leg warmers<br />Members only jackets<br />Shoulder pads<br />
  58. 58. Famous movies of the time<br />Batman (1989)<br />The Goonies (1985)<br />Ghostbusters (1986)<br />Pretty in Pink (1986)<br />Purple Rain (1984)<br />