Child of the 1980's

Blog URL:http://www.childofthe1980s.com
Blog Tags:eighties, 80s, toys, tv, film, music, sweets, food, memories
Country:United Kingdom
State/Province:Berkshire
Location:Newbury

Memories of growing up in the UK during the eighties - the greatest decade!

Here you will find toys, tv, films, music, fashion, food and more from the 80s.

If you are a child of the 1980's, come take a look and jog a memory or two.



Latest Blog Posts



Do You Remember?

on Mar 18, 2014 in: Memories

I came across this rather nicely put together web page called Do You Remember? the other day that contains a lot of nice 80s (and a few 70s) memories which I think you’ll probably enjoy. Lots of images and info about some classic old TV shows,...

If you are looking for the perfect 80s fancy dress costume, think “excess”. The 80s were the decade for over-the-top fashion, music and design. From thick mascara and heavy makeup to excessive jewelry, chains, mullets and punk rock fashion, this...

If you spent any of your formative years during the Eighties then I’m pretty sure you would have been a fan of The A Team. The crack commando unit falsely imprisoned for a crime they did not commit (robbing the Bank of Hanoi during the Vietnam...

Things have been a little slow around these parts just lately, and for that I can only apologise. Unfortunately the day job has been taking its toll on updating the website. However, if you are a Doctor Who fan, it may interest you to know that my fr...

It came as quite a shock when I happened to read this morning that Whitney Houston had died. I think because I saw it on a Google Alert e-mail my first reaction was “it must be a hoax” but no, a brief search seemed to reveal that it most...

Quantum Leap

on Jan 17, 2012

Quantum Leap was a science fiction TV series that first aired in the US in 1989, so I guess it only just qualifies as a subject for this site, but I feel it deserves a space here as I have good memories of watching it. Scott Bakula played Dr. Sam Bec...

Smith’s Salt ‘n’ Shake Crisps! Could there ever be a more British idea for a packet of crisps? The crisps that you salt yourself. OK, at the end of the day all they were was regular old salted crisps, but there was something stran...