The 1980's- 3rd hour

  • mountain Biking

    mountain Biking
    The first bike was made in the 1800s and had a big front wheel then the mountain bike and the chain was created in the 1980s and it wasnt untill twenty years later the gears where invented.
  • Science and Technology: The Mt. St. Helens Eruption

    Science and Technology: The Mt. St. Helens Eruption
    The Mt. St. Helens eruption was the worst volcanic disaster in U.S. history. The eruption was at the Mt. St. Helens volcano in Southern Washington. The eruption was caused by a 5.1 magnitude earthquake and lasted for 9 hours. Even though the eruption killed 57 people and hundreds of thousands of animals, it gave scientists lots of knowledge about volcanoes.
  • John Lennon dies

    John Lennon dies
    John Lennon was shot and killed while coming hoe with his wife, Yoko Ono, one day. The assassin was Mark David Chapman, who had been photographed getting an autograph from Lennon earlier. John Lennon was 40 years old and died in transit to Roosevelt hospital.
  • Science and Technology: The Discovery of AIDS

    Scientists discovered that AIDS was caused by the HIV virus in 1981. They dicovered that this disease destroys white blood cells, lowering your body's ability to fight illnesses. Hundreds of thousands of people had died from AIDS in the 80's.
  • MTV

    MTV is a television channel that was completely dedicated to music videos when it started. MTV changed music history and also became very popular with teenagers.
  • Smurfs

    Smurfs was a cartoon show aired on Saturday mornings in the 1980s. The show was very popular and there were any toys and games bsed off of them. Smurf merchandise is still made today, and is still popular.
  • Soccer

    Soccer in one of the most popular games in the world it is also thought to be the roughest sport in the world. The 1882 world champianchip was Italy vs. Spain. Italy won by only a couple point and got the world soccer chamianchip trophy.
  • PGA senior tour

    PGA senior tour
    In 1980 the senior tour was created and in 1982 the decade series was started by egar for the campionchip.
  • Micheal Jackson

    Micheal Jackson
    In 1982 Micheal Jachson released his "Thriller" album. Within two years he sold over 25 million copies. After that he went to preform "live Aid" to help provide money for the kids in africa.
  • E.T.

    ET is an iconic movie and one of the most successful movies ever made. ET is about an alien who comes to Earth and stays with a young boy. The movie was directed by Steven Spielberg and won four academy awards.
  • Science and Technology: The Invention of Compact Discs (CDs)

    Science and Technology: The Invention of Compact Discs (CDs)
    Before CDs were invented, people relied on records to play music, but records wore down over time. When CDs were invented, not only did they play music and not wear down, they also stored large amounts of video, text, and sound. James Russell first made this circular disc in the 60's, but CDs didn't become popular until the 80's. People could now store large amounts of data on one device.
  • World Events: Vietnam War Memorial Opens

    Before 1982, men and women who died in the Vietnam War weren't publicly commemorated. The Vietnam War Memorial was made on November 13, 1982, and had about 58,000 names of men and women who died or went missing in the war. The wall is in Washington D.C, and is one of the most visited places in Wasington D.C.
  • Science and Tecnology: The First Artificial Heart Implanted

    Science and Tecnology: The First Artificial Heart Implanted
    Robert Jarvik made an artificial heart called the Jarvik 7. On December 2, 1982, a doctor named William DeVries implanted the Jarvik 7 into Barney Clark, a dentist who wanted to contribute to science. The operation was the first successful one of that kind, and Barney Clark lived for 112 days after the operation, a successful feat.
  • Rubik's Cube

    Rubik's Cube
    The Rubik's cube was invented by Erno Rubik. Although it was released in the 1970s, it didn't become a popular collectible until the 1980s. The toy became the best selling toy puzzle of all time.
  • Legwarmers

    Leg warmers became very popular when the movie Flashdance came out. They were mostly worn by women. They usually came in bright colors and could be worn over other things like jeans or leggings.
  • Bruce Springston

    Bruce Springston
    Bruce springston released his "born in the U.S.A" album in 1984 and made his first and best single in his career. He first started his singing career by playing his songs on MTV.
  • Titanic Wreckage Found

    Titanic Wreckage Found
    73 years after Titanic crashed in 1912, wreckage of the ship was found. The wreckage was found at a depth of 1, 200 and feet and was found by a submarine called Argo.
  • Sciece and Technology: The Discovery of the Hole in the Ozone

    Sciece and Technology: The Discovery of the Hole in the Ozone
    In 1985, a group of scientists containing J.C. Farman, B.G. Gardiner, and J.D. Shanklin discovered a hole in our ozone layer over Antarctica. Scientists found out that CFCs, or chlorofluorocarbons, deteriorate the ozone. The ozone layer protects Earth from the sun's harmful UV, or ultraviolet, rays. If scientists wouldn't have discovered this, our ozone would have eventually been destroyed completely.
  • Bon Jovi

    Bon Jovi
    They released there album "wanted dead or alive" in 1986. It was there third single. within two months they sold around two million copies of the album and became one of there biggest hits in there sing career
  • mclaren

    In 1986 honda made one of the first mclaren for a 3000 mile race that was most up hill the competitors where united states and europe. and the united states won the world championchip
  • World Events: The Challenger Explosion

    World Events: The Challenger Explosion
    On the day of January 28, 1986, the Challenger space shuttle was set to go into space. There was a problem with the right solid booster of the shuttle; it wasn't sealed completely. This eventually caused the hydogen tank to leak liquid hydrogen, which burned and blew up the Challenger. The Challenger blew up 73 seconds after liftoff and killed the 5 crewmates. People were devastated about the accidents and some astronauts didn't feel safe about space trips for a while.
  • George Strait

    George Strait
    His album "All My Exes Live I texes" was one of his biggest hits on there career and was released in 1987 and sold millions of copies in the firt month
  • Boxing

    the campionchip was leonard vs. hagler they where fighting for the 1987 world championchip trophy. round two hagler throws a right upper cut ar leonard and wins the championchip.
  • Dirty Dancing

    Dirty Dancing
    Dirty Dancing became an iconic movie when it was released in 1987. Dirty Dancing is about a girl who falls in love with a dancing instructor while on vacation with her family. Patrick Swayze and Jennifer Grey star in it.
  • Baby Jessica

    Baby Jessica
    On October 14th, 1987 an 18 month old named Jessica fell down a well while her mother was inside on the phone. The baby was trapped in the well for 58 hours while officers tried to get her out. People watched the event on TV and the family received many gifts afterwards. Jessica had to have 15 surgeries once they got her out to treat her complications.
  • Parachute Pants

    Parachute Pants
    Many people started wearing parachute pants after MC Hammer wore the in one of his music videos. They are pants made from the same material used to make parachutes and are usually worn by men.
  • Poison

    Poison third single "Every rose has its thorn" was one of there top singles. they reased it in 1988 and was there biggest hit in the 80s still that single is a big rock songs.
  • Science and Technology: The Improvements in Radar

    Science and Technology: The Improvements in Radar
    In the middle of 1988, radar systems were made to be smaller, lighter, and more capable for use. Radar was also updated so that it could take images of the ground, combine them, and then make an image of the ground. These improvements helped the U.S. win World War 2 because of its ability to target enemy aircraft weapons.
  • Science and Technology: The Invention of the B-2 Stealth Bomber

    Science and Technology: The Invention of the B-2 Stealth Bomber
    When these planes were made, they could fly 50,000 feet high, could travel 6,000 miles, and could refuel in mid-air. The best part of the plane was that it had radar-avoiding technology that didn’t allow radars to detect the plane. These bombers could also carry nuclear and conventional weapons, which helped the U.S. win the Cold War.
  • World Events: The Fall of the Berlin Wall

    World Events: The Fall of the Berlin Wall
    The Berlin Wall was put up to divide Europe and Communist Control during the Cold War. When people tried to cross the wall, they were arrested or killed. When this wall was announced opened, Europeans smashed the wall down. The falling of the wall symbolized the ending of the Cold War, and it united Europe again.