Welcome to Season 8 –
Season 9 – ‘Have a Great Day Folks!’ – commencing 2nd December 2019
Quote of the Day!
“We may encounter many defeats but we must not be defeated.”
Top Positivity Song for the day!
|Love Shack – The B52’s||5|
Down Memory Lane
Season 1 – Decade 1
3 Readers will have the series decade dedicated to them for one week
Monday 25th November – Sunday 1st December
1979 – 1989
9 Favourite Films
15 Favourited Songs, Tracks or Albums
6 Favourited Personal Moments
5 Favourited Books
Just one statement of fact – about why this/that decade meant so much to you – what made it so special – what made it memorable?
1983 – Stayin’ Alive
Anthony does odd jobs to eke out a living and dreams about performing on Broadway. In the pursuit of his dreams, he inadvertently hurt his friends and family.
1985 – A Chorus Line
Scores of aspirants participate in an audition for a musical. They have to deal with its acerbic director and his curt assistant. Tension rises when the director’s ex-lover auditions for a role
Favourited Albums – 1984
Born in The USA – Bruce Springsteen – 1984
I’m on Fire – Bruce Springsteen – 1984
Dancing in the Dark – Bruce Springsteen – 1984
1982 –Fast Times At Ridgemont High
Stacy Hamilton (Jennifer Jason Leigh) is a pretty, but inexperienced, teen interested in dating. Given advice by her uninhibited friend, Linda Barrett (Phoebe Cates), Stacy gets trapped in a love triangle with nice guy Mark Ratner (Brian Backer) and his more assured buddy Mike Damone (Robert Romanus). Meanwhile, Stacy’s classmate Jeff Spicoli (Sean Penn), who lives for surfing and being stoned, faces off against Mr. Hand (Ray Walston), a strict teacher who has no time for the slacker’s antics.
1987 – Ferris Bueller’s Day Off
Ferris Bueller, a high school student, fakes sickness to stay at home and spends the rest of the day with his best friend and girlfriend. Meanwhile, his dean is trying to spy on him.
1985 – Nightmare On Elm Street
A young girl realises that she has to stay awake at any cost to avoid the clawed killer who is butchering her friends one by one in their dreams.
1985 – Back To The Future
Marty travels back in time using an eccentric scientist’s time machine. However, he must make his high-school-aged parents fall in love in order to return to the present.
1982 – E.T
An alien is left behind on Earth and is saved by young Elliot who decides to keep him hidden. While the task force hunts for it, Elliot and his siblings form an emotional bond with their new friend.
1989 – Heathers
Veronica (Winona Ryder) is part of the most popular clique at her high school, but she disapproves of the other girls’ cruel behavior. When Veronica and her new boyfriend, J.D. (Christian Slater), confront clique leader Heather Chandler (Kim Walker) and accidentally poison her, they make it appear a suicide. Soon Veronica realizes that J.D. is intentionally killing students he does not like. She races to stop J.D. while also clashing with the clique’s new leader, Heather Duke (Shannen Doherty).
Well l have to be honest and say some cracking memories here today!
Tune in Tomorrow for more Down Memory Lane 1979 – 1989
If you would like to take part in Down Memory Lane too, drop me a comment below regarding next weeks Game 2 and let me know which decade you would like to walk down …. 1959 – 1969, 1969 – 1979, 1989 – 1999, 1999 – 2009 or 2009 – 2019.
What’s going to put the theatrical Zip-a-Dee-Doo-Dah in your day?