Return to the '80s

Return to the '80s

Return to the '80s covers a wide range of topics from movies to music to television, from the most awesome decade. There are also interviews, as well as the monthly series "Return to 1989"... Show More
March 27, 2019 54 min

Todd, Del, and Paul Return to February 1989 to go over news events, movie releases, and album releases.

News Events

Feb 3 Military coup overthrows Alfredo Stroessner, dictator of Paraguay

Feb 10 Celtic KC Jones & Cavalier Lenny Wilkens elected to NBA Hall of Fame

 

Feb 15 Soviet military occupation of Afghanistan ends

 

Feb 21 Paul leaves for Navy boot camp at Great Lakes, IL

 

Feb 22 31st Grammy Awards: Don't Worry Be Happy, Faith, Tracy Chapman

Record of the Year

Linda Goldstein (producer) & Bobby McFerrin for "Don't Worry, Be Happy"

 

Album of the Year

George Michael (producer & artist) for Faith

 

Song of the Year

Bobby McFerrin for "Don't Worry, Be Happy"

Best New Artist

Tracy Chapman


Feb 24 Margaret Ray found in David Letterman's home, claims to be his wife

Feb 25 Mike Tyson TKOs Frank Bruno in 5 for heavyweight boxing title

Feb 26 Dallas Cowboys fire coach Tom Landry after a 29-year career

Feb 28 Memo by Bryant Gumbel criticizing Today Show co-workers becomes public

 

Movies

February 3      Her Alibi

                       Who's Harry Crumb?

                       Kinjite: Forbidden Subjects

February 10   Cousins

                       The Fly II

February 16    The Mighty Quinn

February 17     Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure

                        The `Burbs

                        True Believer

Music

February 1 The Great Radio Controversy by Tesla

                  Don't Tell a Soul by The Replacements

 

February 6 Beyond the Blue Neon by George Strait

                   Dylan & the Dead by Bob Dylan and The Grateful Dead

 

February 7 As Nasty As They Wanna Be by 2 Live Crew

                  Blessing in Disguise by Metal Church

                  Mystery Girl by Roy Orbison

                  Spike by Elvis Costello

 

February 20 The Raw and the Cooked by Fine Young Cannibals

                    Storm the Studio by Meat Beat Manifesto

 

February 22

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