The 80s Society

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The 1980s was the period of eclecticism. The 80s Society reflected lifestyles and work in the people’s clothes ranging from the youths to business people. Young urban professionals dominated the finance and corporate world with their perfected and stylish lifestyles.

The fans were enjoying the golden period of M. Jackson, Queen, Madonna and Prince etc.

In the 1980s, the supermodel period began with Iman, Brooke Shields, Cindy Crawford, Christie Brinkley, and many others. Anna Wintour also started her career in American Vogue. Karl Lagerfeld brought Chanel back into the limelight. Princess Diana was a major fashion icon of the 1980s.

Iconic movies and T.V. serials of the 1980s include Full House, Breakfast Club, Baywatch, E.T. and Star Wars. No doubt there are a lot more. As we get close to the current time, the Hollywood industry expanded greatly, more movies and shows created their impact.

People witnessed many fundamental changes in their living standards during the 1980s. One of the significant transformations was the new and expanded role of T.V. This change introduced a new platform for the whole programming.

 

ESPN provided 24 hours a day service to sports fans. Nickelodeon was something that opened a fantasy world for children, showing youth-centered programs. CNN TV Network to access news anytime. The recording industry saw a revolution with the creation of Music Television.

Music videos of famous songs. It helped to redefine renowned music. Musicians like M. Jackson and Madonna were allowed to convey an image with their music. The material girl message of Madonna reflected the values of a growingly materialistic decade.

In the 1980s, people get to access a lot of gadgets. Many breakthroughs came in technology, and these gadgets made a significant impact on the general public in their daily routine lives. Though working on computers started way before, in the 1980s, IBM successfully introduced personal computers. It made it possible for the general public to get their hands on it.

So, we belonging to the 1980s were the ones who first experienced the excitement of having their computers in houses. In our time, the Walkman was introduced and allowed the people to listen to music while on the move. Video Cassette Recorders were there before, but in the 1980s, with cheap microprocessors and economical manufacturing, the VCR became easily affordable for consumers. The dream of making movies and recording memories was becoming a reality. A small portable device was available to the ordinary person with the launch of camcorders.

The First Gaming console was launched in 1977, but it was not very popular. In the 1980s, the appearance of Space Invaders revolutionized the gaming experience.

This classic game’s popularity took the consoles to every house at the speed of light.

So, it will not be a big deal if we brag about ourselves in front of today’s generation that we are the forefathers of the gaming world. We have witnessed everything at its peak, you name it, whether it be clothing, fashion, media, movies, cartoons or music.

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