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The decade of the 80’s

  1. 1. The decade of the 80’s<br />By MaceyWrede<br />
  2. 2. Eruption of Mt St. Helens<br />This eruption of this volcano happened in the year 1980.<br />Their was 56 victims in this eruption.<br />It happened in the morning at 8:32 a.m.<br />
  3. 3. U.S hockey teams beat Russia in the Olympic Games.<br />The team that beat the Russians in the Olympic games was the Ottawa Senators.<br />This team beat russia by seven points.<br />
  4. 4. John Lennon's death<br />The death of John Lennon was on December 8, 1980.<br />The way this happened was that he got shot in the back four times.<br />His killer was Mark David Chapman.<br />
  5. 5. Sandra Day O’ Conner<br />She was the first woman to serve in the state senate.<br />She served in the year 1973. <br />Her husband died in the year 2006 of a disease called Alzheimer's. <br />
  6. 6. MTV of the 1980’s<br />Mtv began in the early days of the year 1981<br />The person who started this was John Lack.<br />He had started this at 12:01 on august 1, 1981.<br />This is where the music videos were being played.<br />
  7. 7. Iran contra Affair<br />This affair happened during Ronald Reagan’s presidency.<br />That election was during the year 1982.<br />Then 2 years later the democrats passed the Boland Amendment.<br />Then in 1985 we were still at war with Iran. But Iran made a request to get more weapons.<br />Then in 1986 the president denied the request of his soldiers wanting more weapons.<br />
  8. 8. Assassination attempt of Ronald Reagan<br />This attempt occurred on march 30,1981.<br />This was 69 days into his term.<br />He had a punctured lung.<br />The person how attempted the assassination was John Hinckley Jr.<br />
  9. 9. THRILLER<br />The thriller was written by the famous Michael Jackson.<br />He wrote this song on December 1983.<br />The time of the music video was a wamping 14 minutes.<br />It got 500,000 for it.<br />
  10. 10. Liposuction <br />This procedure was in vented by Jeffrey Klein.<br />These doctors created this in the year 1985.<br />They used this so that people would have the perfect skin that they wanted.<br />
  11. 11. Cocaine<br />Cocaine became a lifestyle drug in the 1980s.<br />It was a 2 stage drug.<br />1st it was only a recreational drug.<br />2nd it became a epidemic with millions of people abusing it.<br />
  12. 12. South Korean flight 007<br />This flight happened on September 1983.<br /> The planes from Korea were heading for Alaska.<br />They were shot down by the soviet union.<br />And on that plane was congressmen Lawrence Mcdonald.<br />
  13. 13. Sally Ride<br />She was born on May 26,1951.<br />In the city of Los Angeles, California.<br />She trained with NASA for 1 year.<br />She had a bachelors degree in science.<br />
  14. 14. Beirut Terrorist Attack<br />October 23,1983<br />This terrorist suicide bombers attacked the United states Beirut complex.<br />Killed 299 American and service men.<br />
  15. 15. CD’S of the 1980’s<br />Some of the top cd’s of the 80s were as follows.<br />Joy Division<br />Robin Tompson<br />Boystown<br />The Go Go’s<br />And the world famous Michael Jackson.<br />
  16. 16. Olympics in Los Angeles<br />These sports events took place on July 28,1984.<br />There were 6,829 athletes that were in the competion.<br />Out of all of the nations there was 140 that had participated in the olympics.<br />
  17. 17. Vanessa Williams<br />She was born on March 18 1963. she was born in the city of Millwood, New York.<br />Some of her job include singer, actress and producer.<br />She is still alive.<br />
  18. 18. We Are the World<br />This was released on February 12,2010.<br />The length of the long version was 6:58.<br />This video was written by Michael Jackson and Lionel Richie.<br />And the Genre of the video was pop, R&B and hip hop.<br />
  19. 19. Crack Cocaine<br />This is a powerfully addictive rock crystal.<br />The ways it is used is smoked, snorted and injected into the skin. <br />It was invented in the year 1977.<br />
  20. 20. Len Bias<br />He was born on November 18, 1963.<br />He was born in the city of Landover, Maryland.<br />He was one of the many people how abused crack and eventually died from it on June 19, 1986. he was 22 when he died.<br />
  21. 21. Nintendo<br />The person how invented the Nintendo game console was Fusajiro Yamauchi.<br />He invented it in the year 1889.<br />The first game that was invented was donkey kong.<br />
  22. 22. Challenger Disaster<br />This disaster took place on January 28,1986.<br />It was a cold and windy day at the Airforce bad in Florida.<br />The challenger launched at 11:38 am.<br />It involved a school teacher named Christie McAuliffe.<br />
  23. 23. AIDS<br />The real name for this is acquired immune deficiency syndrome.<br />One of the causes of this virus is death between the ages of (25-44).<br />The only way to get it is sexually transmitted.<br />
  24. 24. Supermodel GIA<br />She was born on January 29, 1960.<br />She was born in the city of Philadelphia.<br />Her nationality was American. <br />She was 26 years old when she died. <br />She died on November 18.1986.<br />
  25. 25. “Baby Jessica”<br />She was born on March 26,1986.<br />She is now the age of 25 years old.<br />She became a famous actress a eighteen months old.<br />
  26. 26. Michael Dukakis<br />This man was born on November 3, 1933.<br />He is now the age of 77 years old.<br />He was born in the city of Brooklyn, New York.<br />He is now the mayor of Boston, Massachusetts.<br />
  27. 27. Soviets leave Afghnistan<br />The war began on December 24,1979.<br />This was the 40th army to enter the country.<br />This war ended ten years after it started.<br />The day that it ended was February 15,1989.<br />
  28. 28. Fashions of the times<br />Some of the fashions were<br />Sleeveless dresses for women.<br />The men wore suites that consisted of pants, ties, and jackets.<br />Women dress clothes.<br />
  29. 29. Famous movies of the time<br />Some of the movies of the 1980s<br />Aliens(1986)<br />Amadeus(1984)<br />Back to the future(1985)<br />Do the right thing(1989)<br />