80s

Kirk Cameron Went From Teen Heartthrob To Controversial Minister, Here's Why Everyone Turned On Him

Kirk Cameron was one of the biggest stars of the 80s. He was on the cover of roughly 500 magazines a year and was the star of one of biggest TV shows on air, Growing Pains, which made everyone fall completely head over heels in love with him. LIFEHis fame helped him land a bunch of roles in movies, but they never became the huge hits that the studios hoped. In all honesty, several of his movies were actually total flops even though they starred one of the most popular actors around. ABCCameron started acting when he was only 13,

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10 Magazine Covers From The 80s That Will Make You Feel Like You've Traveled Back In Time

The 80s will continue to be one of the best decades of all time. There has never (and will never) be a decade that is more colorful, more ridiculous, or more fun. Sure, some people may be saying that we are all stuck in the past and that we should move on, but honestly, there is no point. We are never going to achieve the same intense obsession with hairspray and blue eyeshadow again, so let's all remember it while we still can. Obviously, there was no internet in the 80s, so following the trends was all done through magazines.

80s

'Roseanne' Star Opens Up About The 'Nervous Breakdowns' She Had While Filming The Popular Sitcom

Watching Roseanne was basically a requirement for all families in the 80s and 90s. The Conners were the family that we all became obsessed with because their portrayal of a working-class family actually felt real to us. It always felt like you could go knock on your neighbor's house, and they would be going through the same things that the Conners were dealing with. It was grounded in reality, yet groundbreaking in popularity. ABCThe show ran for 9 seasons, winning many awards over the years, including Emmys, Golden Globes, and Screen Actor's Guild Awards. The show seemed to have been

80s

Elizabeth Shue Was One Of The Biggest Stars Of The 80s, But What Has She Been Up To Since?

After making us all fall in love with her in The Karate Kid and Adventures in Babysitting, Elisabeth Shue continued to be the first crush of basically every boy who grew up in the 80s. Her role in Cocktail solidified her status, and Back to the Future really confirmed what we had already known. Even though we all remember watching her as kids, how many of you know where she has ended up? Shue started acting as a teenager, and her role as Ali in The Karate Kid was her big break. It was a huge role for someone who

90s

Jaleel White Reveals The 'Family Matters' Episode That Made Him Cry After Filming

We all remember watching Family Matters each and every week with our families, laughing at the outrageous nonsense that our good buddy Steve Urkel would get into. Each time he said that catch phrase "did I do that?" we'd laugh as if it were the first time we heard it. ABCHowever, behind the scenes it was a different story for the young star. Jaleel White played the suspenders-clad Urkel for years, appearing in 204 episodes total, but it wasn't always fun for him. He admitted that there were times where the work was hard on him, especially when it came

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5 Retro Trends That Are Back And Better Than Ever And Will Make You Proud To Be A '90s Kid

Guys, it seems like no matter how fast we run, we cannot escape 90s fashion. Just kidding! Who would want to! The 90s had some of the best looks around, and we should honestly be honored that the young people of today still want to sport our epic styles. It's well known that fashion is cyclical, and every few years all the things you once said was 'out of fashion' comes back, stronger than ever. Now, all your best 90s outfits are all the rage, and honestly we're a little disappointed that we didn't keep our original "vintage" items. As

80s

Perms Are Back In Style, And No We're Not Kidding

We all remember the days of the perm. They were a crunchier time, a frizzier time, a time when your hair could fall out at any second. All it took was a slightly distracted hair stylist and then boom, bald spot. Perms get a bad rap, probably because they were a little bit of a nightmare about 99% of the time. In the 80s, everyone seemed to have one of these iconic hairstyles. They were big, they were frizzy, and they required a lot of maintenance, but for some reason we all wanted one. VH1A lot of us begged our

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Mullets Are Trying To Come Back And It'll Make You Wonder Wtf Is Going On With The World

We all remember the years of the mullet right? It was a dark time. A scary time. A time when logic died. "Business in the front, party in the back!" Who really believed that? Sure, there are still some people out there, you know who you are, who have been rocking the mullet non-stop for decades now, but they know they are in the minority. The style fell out of popularity somewhere in the early 90s, and we all breathed a sigh of relief. It was over. The mullet was gone. No more tall mullets. Total BeautyNo more curly mullets.

80s

Looking Back At 80s Arcades Will Make You Want To Time Travel Because Nothing Will Ever Be Better

Wanting to play a video game in the 80s meant that you had to physically leave your house and go somewhere dedicated to playing them. It wasn't anything like the way we play games now, where all we have to do is turn on the TV or even just look at our phones. Back then, we had to grab all the quarters we could find and bike down to the local arcade and then wait patiently for our turn. Obviously times have changed, but the excitement of going to the arcade is something we still remember. Sure, there are still

80s

Rarely Seen Photos Of Celebs In Their Teens And Twenties Will Give You Intense Flashbacks

Everyone has to start somewhere, and for a lot of our favorite actors, it means getting their face out there by modelling. Sure, it may not be the meaty roles they wanted, but it's a paycheck and a good way to get your name out there. Many of your favorite stars have obviously changed a lot since they were in their teens and early twenties, but the glamour shots they took back in the day will make you feel like it has been a hundred years. They all look so different from when they first started, but it's time to