1980s

Celebrity yearbook photos

Celebrity yearbook photos: See 150+ stars before they were famous!

See more than 150 celebrity yearbook photos of actresses, actors, singers, musicians, politicians and others whose names you know... but the faces in these pictures from years ago -- when they were young, and often long before they were famous -- may surprise you!
Beauty and fashion hairspray

The ultimate ’80s beauty basic: Hairspray

19-year-old Debbie was not even born during the heyday of the bubble, the beehive, the flip and the bouffant hairstyles -- yet, she regularly performs a grooming ritual that dates back to that other era: she is a hair-spray fanatic.
Cheers TV show logo

Cheers TV show theme song & lyrics (1982-1993)

The television sitcom Cheers ran on NBC from September 30, 1982 until May 20, 1993 -- that's 11 seasons, and a total of 275 half-hour episodes. Here, see the Cheers theme song from the opening credits, plus the song lyrics, along with a little look back to 1993, at the end of the show's run.
Airplane movie with the autopilot

Airplane! A zany spoof on Hollywood disaster movies (1980)

Airplane! uses disaster movie conventions as platforms to interject humor at every turn. Like a streamlined club act, it's all over before the welcome gets worn. Stars Robert Stack, Lloyd Bridges, Peter Graves, Julie Hagerty, Robert Hayes. Also: See the Airplane movie trailer!
Colorful Fruity Pebbles rice krispie treats

Easy Fruity Pebbles Rice Krispie treats

Since they're neon-bright and bursting with candy-sweet fruit flavor, if you're looking for a fun treat to share with a crowd, it's hard to go wrong with these colorful Fruity Pebbles Rice Krispie treats!

10 totally trendy ’80s Trapper Keeper notebooks & binders

A Trapper Keeper was a super-popular binder/portfolio that came in a wide range of colors and designs -- and almost every schoolkid in the '80s seemed to have one. Take a look back at these 10 Trappers and see which ones you remember!

Mayonnaise Chocolate Sensation cake recipe (1985)

Know the secret to moister, richer cake? Share the chef's best-kept baking secret and create a richer, moister cake by adding mayonnaise to your favorite cake mix! Try this Mayonnaise Chocolate Sensation cake recipe from 1985.

Swatch: The new wave of watches (1980s)

Swatch (short for "Swiss watch"), an up-to-the-minute quartz marvel introduced in 1983 with bold colors and zappy graphics, is gambling that clunkiness will become the byword in chic, or reverse chic, for the 1980s.

Aapri apricot facial scrub (1980s)

Aapri is made with finely-crushed seeds immersed in a creamy base that will actually get rid of that dead skin layer that can clog your pores and cause skin problems.

10 top TV catchphrases of the ’80s

Do you remember these totally awesome TV catchphrases of the '80s? Which of these lines from the eighties do you still find yourself saying every now and then?

Toll House quick ice cream recipe (1986)

This easy recipe for homemade Toll House quick ice cream is greatly simplified because it doesn't need an ice cream maker -- simply combine all of the ingredients and pop it in your freezer until it's firm!

Golden green bean bake recipe (1987)

Here's a great new way to make the good old green-bean-bake - in the microwave! Green beans, soup, olives and onions team up to bring you this update on a classic recipe. 

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