I love the 80’s: 1984 edition

Does anyone else get sucked into VH1’s I love the —- specials?!!? I do. E.V.E.R.Y.T.I.ME.  I loved today’s super easy prompt for the #BlogeverydayinJuly challenge because all I had to do was dig up this picture from the depths of my Facebook and use trusty Google to fill in the blanks! Happy reading!

This picture is from Christmas 1985 - sorry I didn't have anything older!
This picture is from Christmas 1985 – sorry I didn’t have anything older!

Birthdate: October 19, 1984

President: Ronald Reagan

#1 song during the week you were born: Prince  “When Doves Cry”

Average gas price: $1.21 a gallon

Superbowl winners: Los Angeles Raiders

Most popular TV show: The Cosby Show

Average movie ticket price: $3.46

Popular movies: Indiana Jones and the Temple of Dome, The Karate Kid, The Terminator, Ghostbusters, Gremlins, The Never Ending Story, Footloose

Fashion trends:

Average price of a new car: $6,294

Average price of a new home: $110,000

World Series winners: The Detriot Tigers

Celebrating their 30th birthday in 2014 as well: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Tetris, The Cosby Show, the Mac computer, MTV Video Music Awards, Alex Trebeck on Jeopardy, and the Muppet Babies


What was the coolest thing about your birth year? 


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