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I'm a Kid of the 80's

I was born in 1973 which meant that I would be a kid of the 1980s. Life, but then, was big and bright. But it was a simple time, an era of simple pleasures. Disco was dead, and grunge was yet to be born. It was a time of innocence, a time of discovery, and a time when we were simply trying to figure ourselves out. For me, it was the best time to be alive.

The movies I grew up with included classics like "The Breakfast Club", "Back to the Future", and "E. T. The Extra Terrestrial". Steven Spielberg had just brought out "Jaws", the flick that kept us out of the water. George Lucas had just released the follow-up to "Star Wars", aptly named "the Empire strikes back" and introduced the world to Darth Vader. Kids everywhere were on their BMX bikes, roving around in little gangs and imagining who would answer when E.T. phoned home.

E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial

The music of the day included new bands like Depeche Mode, Queen, and Motley Crue. These were the days of Bryan Adams, Madonna, and Bruce Springsteen. Whether you are into New Wave, Rock, or Punk, one thing was for certain – you could sing along to every song, and music had a message for every emotion, every occasion, and every as