Do you remember? The most important facts of the '80s
Were they really simpler times?
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As the last decade before the internet really took off, the 1980s are comprised of some pretty unique years in history. From newly elevated tensions in the Cold War to rapid technological advances of the early information and telecommunications revolution, the decade saw quite a few interesting events.
Browse the gallery and see how many you remember.
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