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A look back at a memorable decade; the historical moments and trends that shaped the world.

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aired 58 days ago
The '80s, when doing what you love can turn your passion into a profit.
aired 58 days ago
The decade begins with a miraculous hockey game at the Winter Olympics in Lake Placid, N.Y., during which the United States wins the game in a major upset against the Soviet Union.
aired 58 days ago
The greatest clash of cultures in the 20th century changes the aesthetic of the world.
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In the 1980s, family values undergo a huge makeover, despite President Reagan's protest.
aired 141 days ago
At the end of the 1980s, American pop culture goes global and helps bring down the Iron Curtain, leaving the U.S. as the world's sole superpower.
aired 141 days ago
America goes "Back to the Future" when President Reagan is in office, and plucky individuals tackle AIDS and the Cold War.
aired 141 days ago
Wall street is doing well; drug use and CEO salaries skyrocket during this time; women struggle with sexism in the workplace.
aired 148 days ago
America leaves recession and falls in love with retail therapy.
aired 148 days ago
A new breed of rebel entrepreneur takes the counter culture over; in the White House the Reagan Revolution is almost stopped in its tracks.
aired 155 days ago
America learns to feel good about itself again, kick-starting a decade of innovation, challenge and change.

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