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19th Jun '16 9:28:18 PM gewunomox
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** Also in the decade, [[LandDownunder Australophilia]] came into the scene and spread like bushfire. Musicians like Music/OliviaNewtonJohn, and Music/KylieMinogue; bands like Music/{{ACDC}}, Music/{{INXS}}, Music/MenAtWork, Music/AirSupply, and other stuff like Film/MadMax, Film/CrocodileDundee, Uluru, boomerangs and didgeridoos, and kangaroos and koalas.

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** Also in the decade, [[LandDownunder Australophilia]] came into the scene and spread like bushfire. Musicians like Music/OliviaNewtonJohn, ''Olivia Newton-John'', and Music/KylieMinogue; bands like Music/{{ACDC}}, Music/{{INXS}}, Music/MenAtWork, Music/AirSupply, and other stuff like Film/MadMax, Film/CrocodileDundee, Uluru, boomerangs and didgeridoos, and kangaroos and koalas.
18th Jun '16 1:22:22 PM pepsimax
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* ''ComicBook/{{Longshot}}''. First appeared in September, 1986.
17th Jun '16 10:33:26 PM superkeijikun
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* ''VideoGame/{{Yakuza}} 0'' (set in December 1988, at the height of Japan's "Bubble Economy")
1st Jun '16 4:05:01 PM moonbooty
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* MasculineGirlFeminineBoy: Many fashion trends were unisex, and it was becoming widely accepted for women to wear suits, leather jackets, hairstyles like mullets and undercuts and of course, shoulder pads. Young girls often wore oversized t-shirts, baggy shorts or overalls and being a tomboy was cool. Meanwhile, GlamRock featured many flamboyant male musicians, joining the women on the fun of big hair, earrings, crop tops and loads of makeup.

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* MasculineGirlFeminineBoy: Despite being an age of mass conservative hysteria, the decade still gave rise lots of androgyny in the fashion and entertainment industry. Many fashion trends were unisex, and it was becoming widely accepted for women to wear suits, leather jackets, hairstyles like mullets and undercuts and of course, shoulder pads. Young girls often wore oversized t-shirts, baggy shorts or overalls and being Model Grace Jones is a tomboy was cool. good reference. Meanwhile, GlamRock featured many among the most influential male musicians of the 80s were Music/DavidBowie, Music/{{Prince}}, Boy George and Dead or Alive, all of whom put on flamboyant male musicians, joining and effeminate clothes and acts, especially by the women on the fun of big hair, earrings, crop tops and loads of makeup.standards then.
30th May '16 12:32:57 PM moonbooty
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* MasculineGirlFeminineBoy: Many fashion trends were unisex, and it was becoming widely accepted for women to wear suits, leather jackets, hairstyles like mullets and undercuts and of course, shoulder pads. Young girls often wore oversized t-shirts, baggy shorts or overalls and being a tomboy was cool. Meanwhile, GlamRock featured many flamboyant male musicians, joining the women on the fun of big hair, earrings, crop tops and loads of makeup.
24th May '16 5:52:32 AM TheOneWhoTropes
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* ''Anime/GoLion'', used to make ''{{Anime/{{Voltron}}}} in 1984

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* ''Anime/GoLion'', used to make ''{{Anime/{{Voltron}}}} ''Anime/{{Voltron}} in 1984
24th May '16 5:45:32 AM TheOneWhoTropes
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* ''Anime/GoLion'', used to make ''{{Voltron}} in 1984

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* ''Anime/GoLion'', used to make ''{{Voltron}} ''{{Anime/{{Voltron}}}} in 1984
13th May '16 2:22:08 PM Cush1
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* DanceSensation: Music/MichaelJackson, anyone? Or Film/FlashDance? And Film/FootLose? Film/DirtyDancing? Jazzcercise? Aerobics? HipHop?

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* DanceSensation: Music/MichaelJackson, anyone? Or Film/FlashDance? And Film/FootLose? Film/FootLoose? Film/DirtyDancing? Jazzcercise? Aerobics? HipHop?
4th May '16 12:45:02 AM alnair20aug93
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** In America, all eyes turn to [[UsefulNotes/LosAngeles]] and UsefulNotes/{{Miami}} for their sunny beaches, neon lights, good vibes, and the thrill for action and adventure like the guys of ''BeverlyHillsCop'' and ''MiamiVice''.

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** In America, all eyes turn to [[UsefulNotes/LosAngeles]] UsefulNotes/LosAngeles and UsefulNotes/{{Miami}} for their sunny beaches, neon lights, good vibes, and the thrill for action and adventure like the guys of ''BeverlyHillsCop'' and ''MiamiVice''.
4th May '16 12:43:09 AM alnair20aug93
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* BadassInANiceSuit: What could make a character be more badass than the concept of powerdressing emerging from this decade?


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** In America, all eyes turn to [[UsefulNotes/LosAngeles]] and UsefulNotes/{{Miami}} for their sunny beaches, neon lights, good vibes, and the thrill for action and adventure like the guys of ''BeverlyHillsCop'' and ''MiamiVice''.
** After experiencing [[TheSeventies a decade]] of sociopolitical turmoil, second-wave Italianophilia became prominent in this decade, with Milan as the cultural hotspot.


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* PimpedOutDress: As suits and powerdressing were standard by day, glamour and expression was reserved for evening wear. It was the decade where high-contrast satin, lycra, and a generous helping of sequins and glitter came to prominence with world-renowned {{Fashion Designer}}s like KarlLagerfeld, YvesSaintLaurent, VivienneWestwood, ChristianLacroix, OscarDeLaRenta, GianniVersace, Prada, and IsseyMiyake playing their part in the catwalk
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