The '80s: The Decade That Made Us

We worked out, worked harder, played harder and consumed more—because the 1980s was the decade when we went forward to the future. Despite its reputation for bad hair and loud clothing, the ‘80s was a big, bold time, and just about everything about the era, from the politics and technological innovations to the blockbuster movies, TV shows, and “to the max” fashions, continues to shape the world we live in today.