It was the era that brought us Madonna, Wham!, Rubix Cubes, the Moonwalk, E.T, The Breakfast Club, glam rock, shoulder pads, jelly bracelets and the iconic perm. We are, of course, talking about the 80s. It is fair to say that it was a colourful era and fun time to be a kid.
Here is a list of 10 things that will remind you that you were born in the 80s:
1. When telephones were hooked to the wall… or they wouldn’t work.
Kids these days don’t understand the hassle of making plans with family and friends in the 1980s. It’s all at the touch of a button. In the 80s you actually had to pick up the phone, stay in one place, turn the dial and hope the person on the other end was home. You also had to stick to your plans and meet when you said you would otherwise you wouldn’t have the means to find out where anyone was if they were not home!
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