1980s

Revisit “A Christmas Story” (1983)

Based on Jean Shepherd's collection of short stories In God We Trust, All Others Pay Cash, A Christmas Story has worked its way into American pop culture history over the past 30 years. From licking the ... Read more...

Cranberry Pumpkin Bread recipe (1987)

Cranberry Pumpkin Bread recipe Ingredients 2 slightly-beaten eggs 1 tablespoon pumpkin pie spice 2 cups sugar 1/2 cup oil 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 cup Libby's Solid Pack Pumpkin 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 c... Read more...

Maxell cassette tape ads (1980s)

Maxell was one of the leaders in the cassette tape world -- and, amazingly, the company is still making blank audio tapes. So if you still have your tape recorders from the seventies and eighties, you're set! ... Read more...

Chunky chocolate cookie squares (1987)

Chunky chocolate cookie squares recipe Ingredients 2-1/2 cup unsifted flour 1 tsp. baking soda 1/2 tsp. salt 3/4 cup butter, softened 1 cup firmly packed brown sugar 3/4 cup Karo light or dark corn s... Read more...

Cherry swirl coffee cake recipe (1986)

Vintage cherry swirl coffee cake recipe Somethin' good is comin' up when you get the Bisquick down. So why wait another day? Get the Bisquick off your shelf, and help yourself to somethin' good. Bisquick ... Read more...

The Scripto Erasable Pen (1984)

Win the battle against the blotches, smudgies and globbies The Scripto Erasable Pen beats the blotchies, stops the smudgies, and grabs the globbies. Its smooth writing ink won't skip or glob like other erasa... Read more...

John Stamos’ teen idol transformation (1989)

The kids may still scream -- they make up the bulk of the “Full House” audience -- but Stamos, 25, believes his teen idol days are behind him as he works on carving out an acting career with longevity.

Microsoft’s hottest tech from 1982

Microsoft's RAMCard with RAMDrive... ...takes the whir, click and wait out of the IBM PC. Solid state disk. When you add the Microsoft RAMCard to your IBM personal computer, you also add RAMDrive, which let... Read more...

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