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Remembering the 80s

Remembering the 80s

The 80s were an iconic time, a decade filled with memorable and innovative fashion trends, iconic music and films, and major advancements in technology. From the classic arcade game Pac-Man to the classic VHS tape, this era was truly one of a kind. The 80s also saw significant political developments, including the end of the Cold War and the rise of multiculturalism. It was also an era of great economic growth.

Today, people of all ages can remember and celebrate days gone past by watching some classic 1980s films on streaming services or playing classic video games with friends. We can reminisce over fashion trends from shoulder pads to spiked haircuts, all while enjoying the sounds from our favourite retro soundtrack. The 80s will always be an important part of history, so let’s take some time to remember the most wonderful decade of the 20th century with these resources!

Activity Ideas:

  • Enjoy the 1980’s Fashion factsheet – here
  • Challenge yourself with the 1980s Film Classics Crossword – here
  • Check out the Toys from the 80s – here