Tag Archives: the 80s

#1 Thirty Years Ago Today

Here’s the video that was banned by MTV and the BBC.

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JMG Exclusive: 30th Anniversary Remix Of Cyndi Lauper’s Classic Time After Time

Sony Music has given JMG the distinct privilege of the exclusive hosting of the Bent Collective Remix of LGBT icon Cyndi Lauper’s classic Time After Time, which comes from a brand new package that celebrates the 30th anniversary of the release of She’s So Unusual. Music icon Cyndi Lauper will celebrate the anniversary of her groundbreaking, record-setting debut album with …

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Delta Goes 80s In New Safety Video

You might recognize the pilot and co-pilot. (Tipped by JMG reader Blair)

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Pumpcast News

Almost a million views since last night.

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Visage – Shameless Fashion

One of the most famous groups of the early 80s New Romantic period releases their first new album in almost 30 years on May 6th.  The first single is OK, but it’s no Fade To Grey. This promo clip provides a convenient scrolling biography of the band.

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New Order Plays Jimmy Kimmel Show

Bizarre Love Triangle was released 27 years ago.

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“Margaret Thatcher Is Dead” Street Parties Take Place Across The UK

Many more photos here. UPDATE: The Guardian has more. Several hundred people gathered in south London on Monday evening to celebrate Margaret Thatcher’s death with cans of beer, pints of milk and an impromptu street disco playing the soundtrack to her years in power. Young and old descended on Brixton, a suburb which weathered two outbreaks of rioting during the …

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Obama On Death Of Margaret Thatcher:
“America Has Lost A True Friend”

President Obama has released a statement on the death of Margaret Thatcher. With the passing of Baroness Margaret Thatcher, the world has lost one of the great champions of freedom and liberty, and America has lost a true friend. As a grocer’s daughter who rose to become Britain’s first female prime minister, she stands as an example to our daughters …

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Margaret Thatcher Dead At 87

Former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher has died following a stroke at the age of 87.   Via the Telegraph: Her son, Sir Mark, and daughter Carol confirmed that she died this morning. Lord Bell, her spokesman, said: “It is with great sadness that Mark and Carol Thatcher announced that their mother Baroness Thatcher died peacefully following a stroke this morning.A …

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