By J. Scott Wilson on March 11, 2018
Can you spot the difference between an Atari 2600 and a Sony Walkman? Know a hair scrunchie from hair metal? Could you distinguish between "St. Elmo's Fire" and "The Breakfast Club" using just a single screen capture? If so, you might have what it takes to totally rock this quiz on all things '80s!
The Netflix series "Stranger Things" got a lot of attention when it premiered in 2017. Not only did the show feature precocious child actors and an enthralling storyline, but viewers were fascinated by just how well the series captured the essence of the '80s. Yet despite on-point wardrobes and decor, what you see on screen can't come close to matching the real thing.
Kids in the '80s had it made from a pop culture standpoint. Technology-wise, '80s kids were the first to have a Nintendo or Sega Genesis system in their own home. Saturday morning cartoons were better than ever before, with "My Little Pony," "Transformers" and "Masters of the Universe" dominating the airwaves. The Brat Pack was all over movie screens, with John Hughes rolling out guaranteed classics all decade long.
And let's face it....fashion has never been cooler. From slouchy socks to parachute pants to hair teased to the sky, '80s style was totally rad.
Think you remember which trends were all the rage during the '80s? Take our quiz to prove it!