1980s

Romantic tradition returns: Somewhere in Time (1980)

Technically superior, if overly sentimental, Somewhere in Time will appeal to the feminine strain in those women who have been confronted mercilessly by the Clayburghian figure, i.e., one of independence and confusion.

How the Weepuls were won (1986)

Furry 'weepuls' come with good grades The day after report cards are sent home, the students in Dolores Hunt's first-grade classroom listen anxiously for their principal's footsteps in the hall. "Here he co... Read more...

Lip Smackers from Bonne Bell (1973-1983)

Dubbed "The world's first flavored lip gloss," Lip-Smackers made their debut in 1973 with flavors of Strawberry, Lemon and Green Apple -- and so began a multi-year reign as a favorite of tweens and teens across... Read more...

Apple introduces the Macintosh personal computer (1984)

Here's the original press release that a small California company called Apple released back in January 1984, announcing the launch of their new PC -- the first mass-market personal computer featuring both a graphical user interface and a mouse.

Christmas Rainbow Poke cake (1980)

Even a white Christmas should have a rainbow Christmas Rainbow Poke cake recipe Ingredients 1 package super moist white cake mix 1 (3 oz.) package raspberry Jello 1 (3 oz.) package lime Jello 2 c. boi... Read more...

Easy salt clay dough recipe (1981)

Holiday bake-fest For years beyond telling, a favorite holiday craft project for parents and children has been making charming tree ornaments and centerpiece figures from magically simple Baker's Clay. Lost ... Read more...

8 Pecan Fingers cookie recipes

Pecan Fingers, before and after baking and rolling in powdered sugar, are shown here ready to serve for any snack occasion. Delicious with a hot drink, cold drink, with fruit or alone as a crisp nibbler, they ... Read more...

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