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Last day of the year 1985

Dear Dinosaurs, we reach the last post of 1985! Our classmates were gathering since mid afternoon in the house of one of the girls to celebrate new year’s eve. Some guys were starting to cook, I was taking care of music and loudspeakers, of course, and some guys spent the afternoon playng poker.

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The perfect beat

To close 1985 (but we will have a final pearl tomorrow!)… 1985 was fading away, to the perfect beat of Bronski Beat!!

#quotefromthe80s
Touch and kiss a stranger if all else fails
Hiding from the danger that’s been sent from hell

#bronskibeat
#hitthatperfectbeat

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Merry Xmas from the 80s

Dear Dinosaurs, I won’t bother you for too long tonight…
MERRY XMAS FROM THE 80sssssssssssss !!!!!

#quotefromthe80s
Merry Merry Christmas
and a happy new yeeeeeeeeeaaaaaaaaaaaaar!!!!

#sandymarton
#merryxmas

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Feels like Xmas…

With such songs… it’s always Christmas! Dionne Warwick had such great friends!!

#quotefromthe80s
Oh and then for the times when we’re apart
Well, then close your eyes and know
The words are coming from my heart

#dionnewarwick
#thatswhatfriendsarefor

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December sunshine

After all we’re having a comfortable winter, but also 30 years ago the sun was always shining! Not in the sky, however, but on tv! In december 1985 Morten Harket and his friends a-Ha were really sure about that!!

#quotefromthe80s
I reached inside myself and found
Nothing there to ease the pressure of my ever worrying mind
All my powers waste away

#thesunalwaysshinesontv
#aha

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Successful Cannibals

Fine Young Cannibals – Johnny come home

“Johnny come home” reaches the popularity 30 years ago, in December 1985. A not-yet famous group released their first album (another would follow in few years). It had a blasting success, maybe because they had a fantastic song, or a singer with a fantastic voice and a cool face,

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Christmas spell

…and in December 1985, when you started to fell the Christmas spell and winter’s romance, who could you call? It’s always him, Lionel Richie! Problem was, this song started out as a slow dance, but at some point went suddenly mad! But at the end you could enjoy thirty more seconds close to your girlfriend (or “significant other”,

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World record of success

Pet Shop Boys – West End Girls

“West End girls” was really some kind of Christmas gift! In fact December 1985, 30 years ago, saw the release of maybe the most famous song of “the most successful british pop group”, as the Guinness Book of world records says.

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So red the rose!

A couple of days ago we talked about Miss Grace Jones, who released Slave to the rhythm and featured also in another album released on the same day. Do you remenber which fantastic album? It was “So red the rose”, where Grace appeared as guest vocals with Simon Le Bon,

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