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It's apparently still The Eighties in some of Fictionland, though this is an astounding [[TwoDecadesBehind four decades behind]], so hopefully people will soon catch on. Period pieces like ''Series/StrangerThings'' are obviously an exception to this.

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It's apparently still The Eighties in some much of Fictionland, though this is an astounding [[TwoDecadesBehind four decades behind]], so hopefully people will soon catch on. Period pieces like ''Series/StrangerThings'' are obviously an exception to this.
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* Wrestling/TheMegaPowers: Team formed in 1987, disbanded in 1989.


It's apparently still The Eighties in much of Fictionland, though this is an astounding [[TwoDecadesBehind four decades behind]], so hopefully people will soon catch on. Period pieces like ''Series/StrangerThings'' are obviously an exception to this.

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It's apparently still The Eighties in much some of Fictionland, though this is an astounding [[TwoDecadesBehind four decades behind]], so hopefully people will soon catch on. Period pieces like ''Series/StrangerThings'' are obviously an exception to this.


It's apparently still The Eighties in much of Fictionland, though this is an astounding [[TwoDecadesBehind four decades behind]], so hopefully people will soon catch on.

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It's apparently still The Eighties in much of Fictionland, though this is an astounding [[TwoDecadesBehind four decades behind]], so hopefully people will soon catch on.
on. Period pieces like ''Series/StrangerThings'' are obviously an exception to this.

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* ''ComicBook/{{Vigilante}}''. First appeared in September, 1982. Received their own series in November, 1983.


Thanks to [[TwoDecadesBehind a common twenty- or thirty-year lag]], it's still The Eighties in much of Fictionland. Although TheSeventies and TheNineties are gradually returning.

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Thanks to [[TwoDecadesBehind a common twenty- or thirty-year lag]], it's It's apparently still The Eighties in much of Fictionland. Although TheSeventies and TheNineties are gradually returning.
Fictionland, though this is an astounding [[TwoDecadesBehind four decades behind]], so hopefully people will soon catch on.


* ''Film/{{Gotti}}'': 2018 John Gotti BioPic.



* ''Film/{{Ted}}'': made and set in 2012, prologue takes place in 1985.

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* ''Film/{{Ted}}'': made Made and set in 2012, prologue takes place in 1985.

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* ''Film/InTheShadowOfTheMoon'': 2019 film, the story starts off in 1988.


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* ''Film/{{Ted}}'': made and set in 2012, prologue takes place in 1985.

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* [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B_G6i-VRg9M ''198x'']] takes place in, well...

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* ''Film/GhostRider'': Made and set in 2007, prologue set in 1986.
* ''Film/GhostsOfGirlfriendsPast'': Made and set in 2009, much of the flashbacks to the protagonist's childhood is set from 1982 onwards.


* JapanTakesOverTheWorld: A staple of the decade, particularly in {{Cyberpunk}} works. Often seems a little silly now. By the late 1990s this became a more realistic threat to Western investors as Japan's economy overshadowed the US and Europe in its financial success.

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* JapanTakesOverTheWorld: A staple of the decade, particularly in {{Cyberpunk}} works. Often seems a little silly now. By the late 1990s this became a more realistic threat to Western investors as Japan's economy overshadowed the US and Europe in its financial success.

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* ''Film/TheHouseOfTheDevil'': 2009 film set somewhere in this decade.


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* ''Film/TheOldManAndTheGun'': 2018 Forrest Tucker BioPic.

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* ''Film/{{Click}}'': Made and set in 2006, the protagonist travels back to his college years set in this decade.


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* ''Film/EddieTheEagle'': 2016 Michael Edwards BioPic.


** After experiencing [[TheSeventies a decade]] of [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Years_of_Lead_(Italy) sociopolitical turmoil]], second-wave Italophilia became prominent in this decade, with Milan as the cultural hotspot, and eventually a center for fashion. The decade's aesthetics through [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Memphis_Group the Memphis Group]] and the music through ItaloDisco.

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** After experiencing [[TheSeventies a decade]] of [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Years_of_Lead_(Italy) sociopolitical turmoil]], second-wave Italophilia became prominent in this decade, with Milan as the cultural hotspot, and eventually a center for fashion. The decade's aesthetics through [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Memphis_Group the Memphis Group]] and much of the music through ItaloDisco. ItaloDisco came from here.


** 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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** After experiencing [[TheSeventies a decade]] of [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Years_of_Lead_(Italy) sociopolitical turmoil, turmoil]], second-wave Italianophilia Italophilia became prominent in this decade, with Milan as the cultural hotspot.hotspot, and eventually a center for fashion. The decade's aesthetics through [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Memphis_Group the Memphis Group]] and the music through ItaloDisco.

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