The 80s Timeline

  • Pacman Comes Out

    Pacman Comes Out
  • Death Of John Lennon

    Death Of John Lennon
    The famous singer/songwriter from The Beatles was assasinated.
  • Royal Wedding

    Royal Wedding
    Millions watch the royal wedding on TV. Lady Diana and Prince Charles get married.
  • First Personal Computer Released

    First Personal Computer Released
    The first P.C. was introduced by IBM
  • Vietnam Memorial

    Vietnam Memorial
    Opened in Washington D.C.
  • E.T. Released

    E.T. Released
    The movie E.T. The Extra Tarrestrial released.
  • Michael Jackson releases Thriller.

    Michael Jackson releases Thriller.
  • Sally Ride: First Woman in Space

    Sally Ride: First Woman in Space
  • PG 13 Rating Created

    PG 13 Rating Created
  • Huge poison gas leak

    Huge poison gas leak
    In Bhopal India
  • New Coke

    New Coke
    The new Coca Cola product hits the market
  • Titanic Found!

    Titanic Found!
    The wreck of the massive ship Titanic was found
  • Challenger explodes

     Challenger explodes
    Space shuttle Challenger explodes
  • U.S. Bombs Lybia

    U.S. Bombs Lybia
  • Ferris Beuller's Day Off

    Ferris Beuller's Day Off
    The 80's movie Ferris Beuller's Day Off was released.
  • DNA first used for criminal cases

    DNA first used for criminal cases
  • Flight 103 Bombed

    Flight 103 Bombed
    Pan Am Flight 103 Is Bombed Over Lockerbie. A London to New York Flight
  • The Berlin Wall Falls

    The Berlin Wall Falls