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Archive for the ‘1980s’ Category

  • Retro Muppet Concert Posters

    • 8840 Views • 1980s, Art, TelevisionComments Off on Retro Muppet Concert Posters

    Michael De Pippo designed these five posters for an imaginary one night only gig by The Muppets resident band “Dr Teeth and the Electric Mayhem. De Pippo says on his website “I love the Muppets. And with the movie coming out in the next couple of...

  • Rap City – Philly Hip-Hop Documentary

    • 6791 Views • 1980s, Documentary, MusicComments Off on Rap City – Philly Hip-Hop Documentary

    Rap City is a documentary about the Hip-Hop scene in Philadelphia. The film was made in 1988 by Producers Glenn Holsten and Lisa Marie Russo . It was first broadcast on Philadelphia public televison and has rarely been seen since .Rap City is now on you...

  • It’s Only Teenage Wasteland

    • 15531 Views • 1960s, 1970s, 1980s, Everyday PeopleComments Off on It’s Only Teenage Wasteland

    Remember when true loyalty meant rolling up a ball of blu-tack and applying it to four corners of your favourite poster? When you could show your mates how cool and hip you were with your impressive collection of Athena posters? There was a time when our...

  • Eighties Cambridge

    • 9721 Views • 1980s, Architecture, Everyday PeopleComments Off on Eighties Cambridge

    Nice set of photos of the streets of Cambridge in 1982. Click here to visit the photo set on Flickr and see the various shops and pubs as they were in ...

  • Cold as ice – Lolly and Ice Cream Adverts

    • 19942 Views • 1960s, 1970s, 1980s, Food, Retro AdvertisingComments Off on Cold as ice – Lolly and Ice Cream Adverts

    If you’re somewhere in the world where it’s hot and the sun is shining and you need to cool down, then take a look at these groovy ice cream and lolly related adverts that are straight from the retro fridge. Included in our icey picks are...

  • The Outcasts – 1985 East Anglian Biker Gang Documentary

    • 20662 Views • 1980s, Documentary, Television, Youth CultureComments Off on The Outcasts – 1985 East Anglian Biker Gang Documentary

    While their counterparts in America were cruising in the sunshine down Route 66, East Anglian biker gang The Outcasts were riding up and down the promenade of Great Yarmouth in Norfolk. Here we have for your viewing pleasure 50 minutes of footage from a 1985...