Playing Mind Games: “Angel’s Heart”

In the 1950’s detective Harry Angel is a New York private detective that is hired by a mysterious wealthy man. This is the starting point for one of the chilliest movies of the 1980’s, an Alan Parker cult classic, “Angel’s Heart”, starring Mickey Rourke and Robert De Niro

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Starship tops the charts worldwide in 1987 with the “Mannequin” theme “Nothing’s Gonna Stop Us Now”

By the 1980’s, several once popular artists from the 1960’s had either vanished, died or simply lost their popularity for good, but that wasn’t the case for Grace Slick who got another No.1 in 1987 with “Nothing’s Gonna Stop Us Now”

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Rick Astley turns 55 today

Rick Astley became popular during the late 1980’s with songs such as “Never Gonna Give You Up” produced by the famous team Stock Aitken Waterman. Though in recent years he’s more famous for the “rickrolling”, his career has been much more than that

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The “Dirty Dancing” theme song “(I’ve Had) The Time Of My Life” by Jennifer Warnes and Bill Medley went No.1 on the Hot 100 on this day in 1987

“(I’ve Had) The Time Of My Life” by Bill Medley and Jennifer Warnes, was released in 1987 as the theme song of the “Dirty Dancing” movie soundtrack and had such a huge success worldwide that today is still one of the most frequently played songs on radio

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Michael Jackson rises to No.1 with “Bad” in 1987

The song is one of the many hits Jackson scored from his album “Bad”, 5 years after “Thriller”, Michael Jackson was able to put out an album with the same amount of hit singles although with a different songwriting formula and edgier than the 1982 groundbreaking album. Find out what was the song about

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Tiffany is not a teenager anymore

If you spent any time in an American mall in the late 1980’s, then you were fully aware of the Teen Pop sensation Tiffany, but even if you were not in America at the time you know her from her worldwide smash hit where “I Think We’re Alone Now” that made her a 1980’s pop references around the globe. Tiffany turns 47 today

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Guns N’s Roses debut “Appetite For Destruction” – A collection of outstanding and enduring Rock hits

The influential and outstanding, Guns N’s Roses debut “Appetite For Destruction” released in 1987, marked a new era for Rock music, featuring a collection of outstanding and enduring Rock hits

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