It’s amazing how much things change yet they still remain the same. 1985 is a true example of that sentiment. Join us at 8pm for the #TuesdayNightFlashback featuring some trendsetting jams from 1985. These songs exemplify that not much has really changed in R&B music since 85’ but we’ll let you be the judge. Check out this list of happenings in 1985 then head over to the #LoversLounge aka ‘Love And R&B with John Monds’ and tell us your best memories from this year.
- Terrorists hijacked TWA Flight 847 and an Italian Cruise Liner named Achille Lauro. Today terrorist continue to dominate our news daily.
- The first .com was registered and the first version of Windows Ver 1.0 was released. Today it’s version 10 of Windows available for download.
- A gallon of gas cost $1.09 in 85’. In 2015 many of us can get a gallon for just $1 more at $2.09
- Nintendo releases the NES in North American markets during October.
- The popular film “The Color Purple” originally premiered in 1985 but just yesterday the Broadway version debuted in New York City.
- Compact Discs were released in America in 85’ and today are still selling strong across the globe.