Culture & lifestyle

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?
1967 Get Smart

TV’s ‘Get Smart’ spoofs the spies (1965)

What do you get when you mix equal parts Mel Brooks and James Bond? Get Smart - one of the most hilarious spoofs on spies and private eyes ever to be presented on television or in any other medium. (Also see the memorable opening credits!)

I’m Just A Bill – Schoolhouse Rock (1975)

This widely-beloved cartoon music video for 'I'm Just A Bill' came out in 1975 as part of Schoolhouse Rock, a memorable series of animated shorts that ran with the Saturday morning cartoons.
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And they’re off! Look back at the history of the Kentucky Derby

How did the Kentucky Derby get started? Now, the famous Louisville horse race is the first part of the American Triple Crown of Thoroughbred Racing, but when it started, people didn't know how important and iconic the Derby would eventually become. Here's a look back at its history.
Xanadu movie poster

Xanadu: A place where dreams come true? (1980)

The music, a blend of '80s pop rock and '40s big-band sound, is grand; the choreography is chrome-plated tackiness (just right) and there is enough glitz and glitter to give you a cornea burn.

BMX bikes of the early ’80s

A new source of biking entertainment is becoming increasingly popular, especially for the youngsters. BMX (bike moto-cross) features a sturdy bike that has been reinforced to withstand a series of bumps, dumps and controlled turns.

Benjamin Franklin’s advice for getting better sleep (1786)

While Benjamin Franklin may be known for 'Early to bed and early to rise, makes a man healthy, wealthy, and wise,' that wasn't his only insight on the subject of sleep. In the summer of 1786, he wrote this, 'The Art of Procuring Pleasant Dreams.'

Skateboarding, pro-style (1989)

Chris Miller, one of the hottest stars on the pro skateboarding tour, is one of the few people in the world who gets to ride a skateboard for a living. Appearing in movies and TV commercials is just part of the fun.

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