Music and Art in the 80's

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In Music
  • MTV

    MTV
    MTV first airs on August 1st, 1981 at 12:01 in the morning. This is the first channel to air 24/7.
  • National Museum of Women in the Arts

    National Museum of Women in the Arts
    In December of 1981, The National Museum of Women in the Arts opens in Washington DC. The museum recognizes important women artists of all time.
  • MJ's Hit: Thriller

    MJ's Hit: Thriller
    On June 4th, 1982, Michael Jackon released his hit song: Thriller, sellings millions of copies. This music video was played very often on MTV, and it was one of the most well known songs of the 80's.
  • The Arts Conucil of African Studies Association

    The Arts Conucil of African Studies Association
    The Arts Conucil of African Studies Association opens to promote interest and communication to those interested in African Art.
  • CD's and CD Players

    CD's and CD Players
    In 1985, the old cassette players were growing out of style while CD's grew very popular. More and more people purchased their first walkmens. (unsure of specific day)
  • Rock n' Roll Hall of Fame

    Rock n' Roll Hall of Fame
    January of 1986, the Rock n' Roll Hall of Fame was introduced to society with it's first induction ceremony.
  • Comic Books

    Comic Books
    In the year 1988, comic books were first colored/designed on the computer. This is how they still do it today. (unsure of specific day)
  • Piss Christ

    Piss Christ
    Andre Serano's piece, Piss Christ, create much controversy. It was used as argument against the National Endowment for the Arts. (Unsure of exact day)
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    1980-1989 Music and Art