80s In The News – Summer Edition

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Ok 80s Fans, time to take a look at what has been going on this summer related to our favorite decade.. The 1980s!

The Smurfs are back!  This time on the big screen.

Debbie Gibson appeared on ABC’s Good Morning America to talk about her new tour with fellow 80s teen star Tiffany:

They both then appeard on The View

Sade talked to Thomas Conner of the Chicago Sun-Times about her new album being very similar to her music from the 80s.

 MTV turned 30

Like Totally 80s  interviewed original MTV VJ Alan Hunter.

80s Metal Stars Nikki Sixx, Phil Collen, Sebastian Bach, Sammy Hagar, and Tracii Guns spoke to Spin.com  about Nirvana’s ‘Nevermind” helping usher out 80s Metal.

Stuck in the 80s is looking for help compiling the best guy movies of the 80s.

Oregon Music News reviewed Whitesnake’s latest album releases

Video game maker THQ announced a new game based on the 80s cartoon Voltron

The Kickin’ It Old School blog  interviewed  David Sterry of Real Life and actor Scott Schwartz from A Christmas Story and The Toy.

Billboard did a poll asking their viewers what their choice was for the best video of the 80s  The winner of course was Michael Jackson’s Thriller.

The Care Bears are coming back..

Erasure is back on tour in the UK

Old Navy is counting on 80s Nostalgia to boost sales

TNT has given the go ahead for a reboot of the 80s prime time soap “Dallas” with original stars Larry Hagman, Patrick Duffy and Linda Gray.

Space Invaders is the latest 80s video game to become a movie.

Speaking of 80’s movies, Footloose and Ghostbusters are the latest ones scheduled for a remake.

80’s rapper Tone Loc found himself in trouble with the law.

Tom Keifer says there are no plans for a new Cinderella album.

The Cabbage Patch kids get a TV Special.

Celebuzz has pictures of Julianne Hough in her 80s garb during filming of the new Rock of Ages movie.

Def Leppard released a new live album:Mirror Ball – Live & More

Well, thats all for this edition.. Thanks for helping to keep the 80s alive!

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