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Decade - 1980s

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The 1980s was the decade that started on January 1, 1980, and ended on December 31, 1989. The most notable events in the 1980s include the election of US President Ronald Reagan (1980) and the space shuttle “Challenger” disaster (1986).
Answer Obviously, very similar to the answer for the 1988 fuel filter. Damned if you dont have to replace these things about every 7 years. On an 87 you start at the gas tank and follow the line. But, after you get under there, by the back wheelwell passengerside, if you have to move forward you…
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bumper removalI had to do this just last week to replace a headlight assembly. After much trial and error I finally found out that it is only 4 bolts and 2 nuts to remove the bumper. Look through the slots in the lower front of the bumper. You will see a bracket in there, one on each side of the bum…
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Home runs This answer may surprise you, but here's the top 5 (from MLB.com): 1 D Murphy ATL OF 308 2 M Schmidt PHI 3B 280 3 E Murray BAL 1B 254 4 D Evans BOS OF 222 5 D Strawberry NYM OF 215
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There were fewer rules to hand out penalties for and they couldn't use instant replay!
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Answer He is not on any of the rosters for all of the 80's. === Correct; in fact, according to the official Dallas Cowboys Media Guide, no one by that name has EVER been on an active roster for the Cowboys. If you know someone who claims to be a former Cowboy, call his bluff and ask him for pr…
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I lived at 248 Cornelia St. right across from the school and I know that when my father went to it as a kid it was supossed to be torndown and my father would have been 82 this past month. I remember that when the weather was cold we had recess in the dungeon like basement and when it was warm we we…
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Names of Astro Players Click on the 'Houston Astros' Rosters' link on this page to see the rosters of all Astros team from their inception in 1962.
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Any answer you may receive that refers to the 1980s as a "decade of greed" is politically motivated. To refer to any decade as a "Decade of Greed" is probably not a good idea. Refer to the related link below.
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February 26, 1920: Aboriginals gain the right to vote. November 21, 1921: Canada gets its first coat of arms. September 15, 1922: Canada refused to support the British in war, asserting their foreign policy independence. January 1, 1923: The department of defense is created. March 2, 1923: The H…
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An 1882 US Dollar would be a Morgan Dollar. The walking Liberty design was used only on half dollars from 1916 to 1947 and on 1-oz silver bullion coins issued since 1986. The value could range from $9 for a well-worn coin to several hundred dollars for one in uncirculated condition. There's more inf…
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Answer emerging global community of the 1980's
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HOW HAS MUSIC CHANGED AND WHAT I THINK OF MUSIC!!!! I will list the ways music has changed from the eighties!!! NOW THERE ARE DIFFERENT GENRESTHERE HAS BEEN MORE TALENTED PERFORMERS GOING SOMEWHEREAND LASTLY THE SPEED OF THE BEAT HAS FASTENED UP A LITTLEDJ's are more involved in the popular music of…
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Mostly arcade games, Pac-Man, Galaga, Centepede, and so on. Atari games (mostly those based of arcade games) were very popular during the early '80s. Around 1985 the Nintendo Entertainment System was released which became very popular among the youth, games like Super Mario Bros, Castlevania, Zelda,…
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Troops were sent to Iraq from America
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babe Ruth
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Answer Although they were available on large systems used by business, government and other institutions, hard drives in home computers were unheard of until at least the mid 1980's. Even then, They usually cost more than the computer itself, and were physically large, coming in external enc…
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The difference was the 1970's fashion trends were still similar to the 1960's trends (the "British Invasion" and "Flower Child" Hippie looks), while the late seventies' and eighties' fashions changed to include a 'rainbow' of new fashion statements. Many of which were influenced by Disco dancing and…
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because of Islamic revolution in Iran which is against white house goals
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they were awesome!!! Let's be more specific please. Does somebody else know anything about women's society roles in the 1920's?
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It was actually an accumulation of several incidents. Although it was actually in 1979, the Iranian hostage crisis of the U.S. embassy in Tehran created tensions that carried into the 1980s.The 1981 Brixton RiotHandsworth Riots in both 1981 and 1985The Broadwater Farm Riot in 1985White supremacist m…
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1980's and 1990's magazines are not worth much. Too many are still around and in circulation. If you were planning on selling them on eBay or something, consider doing it as a lot, not a single magazine at a time.
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A number of important, useful and simply interesting inventions were born in the 1960's, including (in no particular order): Kevlar the handheld calculator the anti-anxiety drug Valium astroturf (artificial turf/grass) the ATM the barcode scanner the first internet the artificial heart acrylic pain…
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Christianity, Catholic, Atheist, Mormon, Spiritualism...in fact, almost all of the religions that are around today.
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Yeah, That's the ticket !
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Some famous people born in 1985 are quarterback John David Booty, Olympic runner Lopez Lomong, and NFL player Joe Flacco. Other famous people born in 1985 are J. Cole, Reggie Bush, Leona Lewis, and Chris Paul.
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Not even close to correct. I am pretty sure it was Jack Morris. Stieb had 140 wins and 109 losses in the 80's. Morris had 162 wins and 119 losses.
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On June 12, 1982, the largest political demonstration in the history of the country took place in Central Park, New York City. Close to a million people gathered to express their determination to bring an end to the arms race. Nuclear Arms Control
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your mom was she is so pretty say hi to her spiders
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The Cellphone and computer were invented in the 80s
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The Sinclair ZX80, ZX81, Spectrum and QL personal computers.
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somepeople died and some 216,000 people were born. impressive huh
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Answer one school of thought says african monkey's transferred the virus to humans and a homosexual flight attendant spread it through the world. Another school of thought says it was a government conspiracy by the cia.
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Generations occur about every 10 years in today's society. Prior to the 1900s they would occur from 20 to 100 years as society did not evolve much during those time periods. The contributing factors for a generational shift include the following: 1. Global influence by world leaders/events 2. Popu…
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barnicals
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Events of the 1980's : CNN started ( June 1, 1980) John Lennon was killed ( December 8, 1980) Carter lost his re-election (November, 1980) Iran Hostage crisis (began (November 4, 1979 - January 20, 1981) Mount St. Helen's erupts (May 18, 1980) Ronald Reagan shot (March 30, 1981) Sandra Day O'…
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Contacting Other Survivors The most obvious place I can think of would be through the various discussion / contact forums on specialist HIV / AIDS resource sites like www.thebody.com Other sites - such as www.aidsmap.com - have comprehensive link sections with details of worldwide HIV / AIDS sit…
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Answer You're thinking of "Showbiz Pizza". It had a large singing anamatronic ape on the keyboard as the stage show, as well as a cheerleading dog and other instrument playing animals. This franchise was bought out by "Chuck-E-Cheese" and the stage show was converted into other animals with Ch…
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In 1981, the first diagnosis of AIDS was made, and the HIV virus was isolated later in the decade. The Berlin Wall came down in 1989.
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Not changed as much as expanded. There are still the many stereo types that woman still deal with to a lesser extent, but now with the added burden and stress of competing with men on a unfair playing field and still for the most part expected to perform female and maternal roles. Some of this is s…
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Beginning in the 1990s, almost all commercially produced music has been recorded digitally. Rap rose to prominence in the 1980s and remains influential.
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The 1980s is sometimes considered a 'decade of greed' in the United States. The media referred to wealthy young adults of that period as materialistic 'yuppies'.
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Cliff Stoudt Mark Malone David Woodley Scott Campbell Bubby Brister Steve Bono Reggie Collier Todd Blackledge Rick Strom
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The hepatitis-B vaccine MS-DOS. The first IBM-PC. The scanning tunneling microscope Human growth hormone genetically engineered. The Apple Lisa. Soft bifocal contact lens. Cabbage Patch Kids. The term "virtual reality". The CD-ROM. The Apple Macintosh. A high-temperature super-conductor. Synthetic …
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Ann Franklin Ann Franklin became the first first woman to hold the title of newspaper editor in 1762. She was the editor of "The Newport Mercury" in Newport, Rhode Island.
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at a point the french took over Vietnam, but Vietnam struck back and won the war and they were independent and unitedIt was discovered by Captain James Cook in !778.The Islands were United under King Kamehameha in 1810 as the Kingdom of Hawaii.The Monarchy was overthrown in 1893 and the Republic of …
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Frankie goes to Hollywood-relaxWham!- Last ChristmasThompson Twins- Hold me NowBilly Idol- cradle of love, mony mony, flesh for fantacy, and white wedding, rebel yellThe human league- don't you want meTears for fears- Shout, everybody wants to rule the world, mothers talkKenny Loggins- FootlooseRay …
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Houses in the 1930's were very similar to more modern houses, such as houses from the 1960's. Houses in the 1930's very rarely had basements. Due to the lack of money, houses were often converted into a boarding house. A Boarding house required more rooms, so often families would use curtains to sep…
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The Germans advanced into Russia but in 1917, Russia sent an atomic bomb into Berlin and that's how the war was won
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Terry fox is a hero because he risked his own life and health to help us humans with cancer or disability's. Terry also followed his dream for us. He's also a hero because he raised over 1 million dollars for cancer research.
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yes, the power rangers joined superman and blew up batman for being a secret ginger
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Answer any neon cloors, funky patterns, puffy sleeves, lace, sequins, sparkles, lace gloves, converse, lyrca, DayGlo clothes, scarves, hugley teased hair, tight tees, band tees, leather bomber jackets, off the shoulder shirts.
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Terry Fox is a hero because he ran across Canada to raise awareness and money for cancer research. He dedicated his life for the plight of others. So far his Foundation has raised over $500 million dollars for cancer research. There are Terry Fox Runs in over 37 countries around the world.
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it made it so that people could comunicate with ease and so if there is an emergency you can get help!
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3...Jimmy Carter- Jan 1, 1980 - Jan 21, 1981, Ronald Reagan- Jan 21, 1981 - Jan 21 1989, George H.W. Bush- Jan 21, 1989 - Dec 31, 1989.
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11 states left the union during the Civil War.
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Facts about the 1970's: Population of the U.S.: 203.3 million Number of households with TV sets: 58.5 million Average hourly wage: $3.23 One dozen eggs: 61 cents One quart of milk: 33 cents One loaf of bread: 24 cents One pound of butter: 87 cents One dozen oranges: 86 cents What was happening i…
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1980 Preteens-Hippies, Peace,More Freedom,Racism Nowaday Preteens-Crackheads,Gangs,Violence 1980- care about the earth (hippies) modern- evil... just evil in every imaginable way!
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At my place it was $3 for a good micro-brewed ale. $2. for Budweiser.
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Answer Go onto the versace website for current collections, and look on google images for earlier collections. Or if you don't find anything there, best to look around in secondhand/antique stores for old fashion mags from the 80's.
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None truly. Nicaragua was a third world nation, meaning it was not a part of the Cold War.
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Some Dallas Cowboy Cheerleaders from the 2008-2009 Season include: Trisha Trevino Ryan Ray Tobie Percival Kristen Gauthier Makenzi Swicegood Cassie Trammell Brittany Evans Julie Jacobs Nicole Hamilton Deryn Derbigny Michelle Keys Ally Traylor Tia Williams Dara McFarlane
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1980s Slang Words 411 - information ace - the best airhead - a stupid person BFF - best friends forever bangin' or bitchin' - cool or impressive bomb or boss - excellent couch potato - someone who sits on the sofa watching TV or playing games crunk - cool or hip cowabunga! - surf's up or let's go!…
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From PalmBeachPost.com http://www.palmbeachpost.com/sports/content/sports/epaper/2006/10/29/a1b_nflweight_1029.html Heavy pressure: NFL players struggle with weight game From 1920 to 1984, there were never more than eight players in any season who weighed 300 pounds or more. This year, there were…
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Ska, Punk Rock, New Wave, Rap (original) glam metal aka hair metal in the early 80s speed metal, industrial metal
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The Portuguese navigator Vasco da Gama led an expedition at the end of the 15th century that opened the sea route to India by way of the Cape of Good Hope at the southern tip of Africa.
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Carter,reagen and George H.W Bush were the ones!
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Most people so often say Ghana was the first country(1957), however they were the first nation south of the Sahara. Libya(1951) and Egypt(1953) were the first African countries. Zimbabwe
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It's a bullion piece containing 1 oz of silver, currently valued around $14. The price fluctuates with changes in the spot price of silver.
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Exactly 33 presidents in the 1980's
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I don't know but I know they wore big hair
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ABOUT $300-$350, depending on exact condition, box, papers, etc.
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Once, against the Chicago Bears following the 1985 season.
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The Los Angeles Dodgers with 2. World Series winners in the 1980s were: 1980 - Philadelphia Phillies 1981 - Los Angeles Dodgers 1982 - St. Louis Cardinals 1983 - Baltimore Orioles 1984 - Detroit Tigers 1985 - Kansas City Royals 1986 - New York Mets 1987 - Minnesota Twins 1988 - Los Angeles …
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The Chicago Bears in Super Bowl XX, 46-10.The Chicago Bears beat the Patriots in the 1985 season, in Super Bowl XX. Super Bowl XX Chicago Bears - 46 (Jim McMahon, Brigham Young University) New England Patriots - 10 (Tony Eason, University of Illinois) Location: Louisana Superdome, New Orleans, L…
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A pint of beer in the United Kingdom sold for 15 pence in 1975. In the United States a pint of beer sold for 25 cents in 1975.
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The Los Angeles Dodgers who defeated the New York Yankees in 1981 and the Oakland Athletics in 1988.
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One cent, although I understand that the "melt value" of the metal it is composed of (95% copper and 5% tin and zinc) is closer to 1.5 cents (it is, by the way, illegal to melt down US coins for their metal value). In Proof condition, a 1980-S penny (minted in San Francisco) would be worth about $…
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Russia did not exist in 1984, nor did the Soviet Union have presidents. The Soviet Union's General Secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union was Yuri Andropov from 1982 until his death on 9 February 1984. There was an interim period of a few days and then from the…
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1980s were mini skirts and makeup in the 1980s the loook was importan to girls
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For most of the decade, Ronald Reagan (1911-2004) was the President of the US. Reagan was the 40th US President and served from January 20, 1981 to January 20, 1989. He succeeded Jimmy Carter, the 39th President, and was, in turn, succeeded by his Vice-President, George H. Bush, who became the 41st…
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Less than a few pennies
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1980-1982: Dick Vermeil 1983-1985: Marion Campbell 1985: Fred Burney 1986-1989: Buddy Ryan
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Phil Collins Madonna Whitney Houston Lionel Richie Cyndi Lauper Ella Fitzgerald  Michael Jackson
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In the 1980s the US was beginning to get into the Iraq war. MTV started broadcasting. Ronald Reagan was the US President.
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scientists discovered the cause of AIDS - HIV ; April 9th 1984. august 27th 1988 - Iran and Iraq go to war.
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cars, boats, trains, horses,planes and trams.
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The most popular name for newborn baby girls in 1984 was Jennifer. Jennifer was the most popular name each year from 1970 to 1984. It was replaced by Jessica in 1985.
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Ferdinand Marcos, married to Imelda Marcos, who had a gazillion shoes in her closet!
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Major events that occured in the 1980's were the inventions of HIVRonald Reagan was shot and survive, Christa McAuliffe (a high school social studies teacher) was the first ordinary citizen to travel into space but as she lifted the space shuttle blew up killing her, and her group. Music Videos and …
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Mount St. Helens erupted. Ian Curtis, lead singer and songwriter of Joy Division, committed suicide. On May, 18, 1980, the Kwangju Massacre took place in the city of Kwangju, South Korea. At the time, the South Korean Government was in a state of flux. Seven months earlier, on October 26, 1979, pre…
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Racism was no where near the magnitude that it was in the past. But there still was a presence. With the gap of the poor and the rich increasing, minorities in the inner cities were the ones deeply effected by this. The growing of the crack cocaine epidemic was accompanyed with an escalation in viol…
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