COUNTDOWNS, MUSIC, POP, ROCK

’80s on 8: Big 40 Countdown Dec. 6, 1987 (12/7/13)

This week the ’80s on 8 Big 40 Countdown brings us back to December 6, 1987. Microsoft releases Windows 2.0, Prozac debuts in the US and a squirrel closes down the Nasdaq Stock Exchange when it burrows into a telephone line. What … Continued

COUNTDOWNS, MUSIC, POP, ROCK

’80s on 8: Big 40 Countdown Nov. 29, 1983 (11/30/13)

This week the ’80s on 8 Big 40 Countdown brings us back to November 29, 1983. Martin Luther King Jr. day is recognized as a federal holiday, the Reverend Jesse Jackson announces his candidacy for presidency with the Democratic party and the … Continued

COUNTDOWNS, MUSIC, POP, ROCK

’80s on 8: Big 40 Countdown Nov. 22, 1980 (11/23/13)

This week the ’80s on 8 Big 40 Countdown brings us back to November 22, 1980. Ronald Regan wins the presidential election, the NASA space probe Voyager makes it towards Saturn and millions tune in to the soap opera Dallas to find … Continued

COUNTDOWNS, MUSIC, POP, ROCK

’80s on 8: Big 40 Countdown Nov. 15, 1985 (11/16/13)

This week the ’80s on 8 Big 40 Countdown brings us back to November 15, 1985. Ronald Regan is currently serving his second term in office, the comic strip Calvin and Hobbes debuts and Microsoft releases the first version of Windows (Windows … Continued

COUNTDOWNS, MUSIC, POP, ROCK

’80s on 8: Big 40 Countdown Nov. 8, 1989 (11/8/13)

This week the ’80s on 8 Big 40 Countdown brings us back to November 8, 1989. Pete Rose had just agreed to a lifetime ban from the MLB, and the Roxette’s single Listen to your Heart was topping the Billboard Hot 100. … Continued

COUNTDOWNS, MUSIC, POP

’80s on 8: Big 40 Countdown Nov. 1, 1981 (11/2/13)

This week the ’80s on 8 Big 40 Countdown is bringing us back to November 1, 1981. 40. Chilliwack – “My Girl” 39. The Go Go’s – “Our Lips Our Sealed” 38. Pat Benatar – “Promises In The Dark” 37. … Continued

COUNTDOWNS, MUSIC, POP

’80s on 8: Big 40 Countdown Oct. 11, 1988 (10/12/13)

This week the ’80s on 8 Big 40 Countdown is bringing us back to October 11, 1988.The summer Olympics has just wrapped up in Seoul, Korea, Sam Walton, founder of Wal-Mart is at the top of the Forbes list of … Continued

COUNTDOWNS, MUSIC, POP

’80s on 8: Big 40 Countdown September 27, 1987 (9/28/13)

This week the ’80’s on 8 Big 40 Countdown is bringing us back to September 27, 1987. The Princess Bride has just been released, a gallon of gas costs $0.95, and Michael Jackson has two songs in the top 40, including at … Continued

COUNTDOWNS, MUSIC, POP

’80s on 8: Big 40 Countdown September 20, 1983 (9/21/13)

We’re taking it back to 1983 with this week’s ’80s on 8 Big 40 Countdown. Back when big hair and neon spandex were in, these were the top songs playing on everybody’s boom boxes. Michael Jackson, The Police, and Billy … Continued