Know Your 80's Trivia For our Totally Rad 80's Party!

Wicked Willie's Sports Grill's Totally Rad 80's Party is nearly here! You've been sending us song ideas and giving us hints about what you'll be wearing through our social media. How are you feeling about your 80's knowledge? 

Today we've pulled some highlights from the decade to jog your memory. It's intriguing how many of these things have either been remade recently or are still around today! Get ready for a few blasts from the past that should get you into the right mindset for our awesome 80's Party on Wednesday, November 22 at 8 pm
  • 1980
    • #1 song: "Call Me" by Blondie
    • Pac-Man arcade game introduced
    • Rubik's cube sold internationally
    • Post It Notes released 
    • Solid Gold on TV
    • Do you remember "Who Shot JR?"
    • Movies: Empire Strikes Back & Friday the 13th
  • 1981
    • #1 song: Bette Davis Eyes by Kim Carnes
    • MTV launched
    • Smurfs cartoon debuts on Saturday mornings
    • Prince Charles marries Lady Diana
    • Movies: Raiders of the Lost Ark, Evil Dead, Heavy Metal 
  • 1982
    • #1 song: "Physical" by Olivia Newton-John
    • Emoticons, or Smileys, 1st thought of to add emotion to emails
    • Epcot opened at Disneyworld - Did you know it stands for Experimental Prototype Community of Tomorrow?"
    • Movies: ET, Blade Runner
  • 1983
    • #1 song: "Every Breath You Take" by the Police
    • The Chicken McNugget is introduced 
    • Cabbage Patch Dolls are a popular toy
    • He-Man cartoon & Fraggle Rock
    • Swatches replace boring watches
    • Mario Brothers and Dragon's Lair in the arcades
    • Movies: Return of the Jedi, National Lampoon's Vacation
  • 1984
    • #1 song: "When Doves Cry" by Prince
    • Transformers cartoon & toys
    • John Hughes 1st of many 80's movies released - "16 Candles"
    • The original Apple Macintosh personal computer goes on sale
    • Movies: Karate Kid, The Terminator, Ghostbusters
  • 1985
    • #1 song: "Careless Whisper" by George Michael
    • Nintendo & Super Mario Brothers gain popularity in the U.S.
    • New Coke is introduced
    • Michael Jordan is named NBA's Rookie of the Year
    • Movies: Back To The Future, The Goonies, Pee-Wee's Big Adventure, Nightmare on Elm Street
  • 1986
    • #1 song: "That's What Friends Are For" by Dionne & Friends
    • Pixar animation studios opened
    • Hands Across America
    • The Oprah Winfrey Show debuts
    • Mike Tyson won his 1st boxing title to become the youngest heavyweight champ of all time
    • Movies: Top Gun, Crocodile Dundee, Platoon
  • 1987
    • #1 song: "Walk Like An Egyptian" by the Bangles
    • Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles cartoon
    • Full House debuts
    • The Simpsons make their 1st appearance
    • Spuds MacKenzie shows up in a SuperBowl XXI ad
    • Movies: Lethal Weapon, Dirty Dancing, Wall Street
  • 1988
    • #1 song: "Faith" by George Michael
    • Prozac makes its U.S. debut
    • Movies: Die Hard, Beetlejuice, Cocktail, Rain Man
  • 1989 
    • #1 song: "Look Away" by Chicago
    • Berlin Wall falls
    • The Energizer Bunny is introduced (and it keeps going and going and...) 
    • Movies: When Harry Met Sally, Honey I Shrunk the Kids, Batman, Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure, Road House

We've most likely missed a lot of important happenings, but that should get you started. Now, for the present-day facts about this Totally Rad 80's party hosted by your favorite Lake of the Ozarks bar & restaurant

Wednesday, November 22, 2017
8:00 pm - 1:00 am
Live DJ in the nightclub 
Cash prizes for the best individual and group costumes
Promo teams and giveaways
Great drink specials

Alright, now it's up to you to help us bring the 80's back for one totally awesome night! We'll see you the night before Thanksgiving right here at Wicked Willie's Sports Grill, ready to party hardy, to the max, for sure!!!
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