80 things we remember from the 1980s

80s

Take a trip down nostalgia lane with some of these classics from the 1980s! Some are still floating around today, but others we haven't seen or heard of for years! How many do you remember? 

Don't forget to vote for your favourite 80s song for The Breeze Top 100 of the 80s Countdown here!

1. Cabbage Patch Kids
2. E.T.
3. Transformers
4. Gremlins
5. Pac-Man
6. Walkman
7. Our 1987 Rugby World Cup
8. Vintage 80s Steven Kaleidoscope
9. Goodbye Pork Pie

10. A Dog's Show & Country Calendar
11. Dirty Dancing
12. The Smurfs
13. Care Bears
14. Back To The Future
15. Billy T. James
16. Footrot Flats
17. Wringer Washing Machine 
18. The Telethon

19. Ralph Macchio
20. 4 Square Game / Hopscotch
21. Deka
22. Woman's Weekly Birthday Cake Book
23. Snifters
24. Sparkles
5. Tupperware Parties
26. Goodnight Kiwi
27. Rollerskates

28. L'Egg's
29. Ringing Telecom to make a collect call
30. Sitting by the radio waiting to record your favourite song
31. Jem and the Holograms
32. Glass milk bottles
33. Soup Mug
34. Twintub
35. Film Cameras
36. Poi E - Patea Maori Club

37. Peter Sinclair
38. Hong Kong Phooey
39. Cadbury Wildlife Bar
40. Kissing Potion
51. Using buttercups to see if you liked butter or not
52. Olympic School Excercise Books
53. Rubber Mixer Tap
54. Cuisinere rods
55. Chic Littlewood, and 'Mousey'

56. Nomads
57. Dial telephones
58. The Lettering Book
59. Elastics / Chinese Jumprope
60. Golden Kiwi Tickets
61. 1c Coins
62. Gingernuts
63. Knitted slippers
64. Arcade Games

65. Baggies
66. Live Aid 1985
67. Richie Rich
68. Coppertone Tanning Lotion
69. Fold over waist jeans
70. Cookie Bear Birthday Post Card
71. Chinese Style Mary Jane Flats
72. The Breakfast Club
73. Springbok Rugby Tour

74. Charlie Perfume
75. Fish and Chips in a newspaper
76. Fluro Activewear
77. T-Shirt Clips
78. Slouch Socks
79. Foxton Fizz
80. Perms