A trip down memory lane for the 80s kids brings back a flood of memories. Think of the ‘Muppet Babies’ cartoon or the hottest couple of He-Man and She-Ra who were actually brother and sister. Also top on the list was a must-see TV and the then famous; horror and confusion of finding your parent 1970’s copy of the joy of sex.
Remembering where you were then when the challenger disaster happened and think that you had made yourself not only a lucky bidder of safety to be safe but a perfect choice now that you were not a victim. Being scared that you were going to fall into a well like Baby Jessica and miss the opportunity to witness the much longing new millennium and 21st century. Aspiring to one day be as cool as the teen movies in the John Hughes who to the minds of many, had reached a benchmark of self actualization and fame.
The 50’s age mate train comprising couples led at partying functions of then also guaranteed and convinced a milestone achieved though it was up the band.The emotional blow you felt when ‘Optimus Prime’ died in The Transformers: The Movie. The human person of then hardly opposed between facts and fiction. Movies and cinemas assumed live shows.
Naivety too had a share. Imagine the joy of collecting Garbage Pail Kids and putting the stickers on your bedroom wall. This a time went for competition between who put many of such. The norm of; it’s perfectly acceptable to wear neon spandex biker shorts with just a T-shirt to school. Also the famous ‘Hands Across America’ — where even if you didn’t participate, you still wore the T-shirt. Not forgetting the excitement, joyful and contented whispers and shouts which nailed to our ears and filled the air after it was in limelight that the great walls of Berlin were put down.