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THE PORTHOLE NEWS

The Monthly Newsletter of the Lake Forest Yacht Club

2023

1980's

1981

Prince,  Michael Jackson and Miami Vice!!
The 1980s saw the creation of MTV, the World Wide Web and CDs first their first iconic album covers. The technology, business and creators of the '80s revolutionized popular culture.
The "eighties" are also well known for their extreme fashions, such as "big hair", New Wave, punk rock, funk, or preppies. Rap music first started to get big in the 80s. It often went with breakdancing in what is now called the "old school" days.

  • Hacky sacks were all the rage, but they were hardly a 1980s invention.

  • Fraggle Rock was HBO's first original series.

  • Prince wrote Manic Monday

  • A three-year-old inspired the Polaroid camera

1983

1985

1986

1987

1988

1989

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