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Memory Lane: "1985"

A cache by Going out to play
Hidden : 7/23/2012
In Tennessee, United States
Difficulty:
1.5 out of 5
Terrain:
1.5 out of 5

Size: Size: micro (micro)

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Geocache Description:

Memory Lane series continues with the 80's!!!

This is a series of completely useless, but fun trivia!!!

Now, get out there and play!! :)


"The Quote"
"Courage"
- Dan Rather,a new ending for his daily news broadcast.

"Thank you for your support"
- Bartles & Jaymes

"You Look Mah Va Lous"
-Billy Crystal as Fernando Lamas

Airplane Celebrity Death: Ricky Nelson

"Project Kansas" secretly tested a new formula for Coca-Cola that became "New Coke." Old coke was gone, and New Coke sold poorly for three months. ABC's Peter Jennings interrupted General Hospital to announce the return of "Coke Classic." New Coke was actually available until 1992.

American Jonathon Pollard was captured spying on the U.S. for the State of Isreal.

1942-1985 quick fact: Dentists used uranium in dental porcelains, because it helped give a natual color.

Nerd News:
The plastic thingy that saves hot pizza from the top of the box was invented.

Tommy Hilfiger started selling his own menswear cloths line.

The Titanic was found, 370 miles from Newfoundland.

The largest diamond in the world weighed 755.5 carats before it was cut down to 545.67 carats and it was found in South Africa in 1985.

Cost of a Superbowl ad in 1985: $525,000

The Habit:
Wondering whether David (Bruce Willis) and Maddie (Cybill Shepard) would get together on TV's Moonlighting. They did, in season 3.

Watching one of the most innovative music videos of all time - Take on Me by A-ha!

1st appearances & 1985's Most Popular Christmas gifts, toys and presents:
Wearing Swatch Watches. Playing with Super Mario Brothers, She-Ra Princess of Power action figures, Care Bears, Teddy Ruxpin , My Buddy dolls, Pound Puppies, Wheel of Fortune Game

David Letterman's First Top Ten List Appeared...

Best Film Oscar Winner: Out of Africa

The Big Movies:
1. Back To The Future
2. Rambo: First Blood Part II
3. Rocky IV
4. The Color Purple
5. Out Of Africa
6. Cocoon
7. The Jewel of the Nile
8. Witness
9. The Goonies
10. Spies Like Us

1985 Most Popular TV shows:
1. The Cosby Show (NBC)
2. Family Ties (NBC)
3. Murder, She Wrote (CBS)
4. 60 Minutes (CBS)
5. Cheers (NBC)
6. Dallas (CBS)
7. Dynasty (ABC)
8. The Golden Girls (NBC)
9. Miami Vice (NBC)
10. Who's the Boss? (ABC)

1985 Billboard
Number One Songs

Like a Virgin- Madonna

I Want to Know What Love Is - Foreigner

Careless Whisper - Wham! featuring George Michael

Can't Fight This Feeling - REO Speedwagon

One More Night - Phil Collins

We Are The World - USA For Africa

Crazy for You - Madonna

Don't You (Forget About Me) - Simple Minds

Everything She Wants - Wham!

Everybody Wants To Rule The World - Tears For Fears

Heaven - Bryan Adams

Sussudio - Phil Collins

A View to a Kill - Duran Duran

Everytime You Go Away - Paul Young

Shout - Tears For Fears

The Power of Love- Huey Lewis & The News

St. Elmo's Fire (Man In Motion) - John Parr

Money For Nothing - Dire Straits

Oh Sheila - Ready For the World

Take On Me - A-ha

Saving All My Love For You - Whitney Houston

Part Time Lover - Stevie Wonder

Miami Vice Theme - Jan Hammer

We Built This City - Starship

Separate Lives - Phil Collins & Marilyn Martin

Broken Wings- Mr. Mister

Say You, Say Me - Lionel Richie

Additional Hints (Decrypt)

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(letter above equals below, and vice versa)

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Last Updated: on 11/9/2014 7:59:05 AM (UTC-08:00) Pacific Time (US & Canada) (3:59 PM GMT)
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Coordinates are in the WGS84 datum