1981 Pop Culture

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Popular toy - could you get the colors to match on all six sides without taking it apart?
'No wire hangers, ever!' Critical Joan Crawford bio released.
USC running back, wins Heisman Trophy. Never runs through airports, but does later play for Oakland Raiders
Married Prince Charles
'9 to 5' is # 1 pop and country song for this artist
'You cannot be serious!'. Defeats Bjorn Borg for his first of three Wimbledon titles
Television network launched, initial offering is Buggles 'Video killed the radio star'
Actress, fell overboard and drowned while sailing with husband Robert Wagner
Wocka, wocka, wocka - beware of ghosts while playing this video classic
Album by Rock band Foreigner, spends five weeks as # 1 album in November and December
German WWII submarine epic released (released 1982 in US)
Popular Country group, releases 'Feels So Right' album and wins first of five consecutive 'Entertainer of the Year' awards
On Dec. 11, he lost his last boxing match to Trevor Berbick before retiring for good
Actress Valerie Bertinelli marries this rocker and guitar hero on April 11.
Across the road and over the river; don't sit on a log too long! Popular arcade game with an amphibian hero.
In May, this religious leader is shot four times in an assassination attempt
Microsoft releases this operating system
Good Night, John Boy! This TV show ends after 10 seasons.
Runaway smash movie with a fedora-wearing, adventure seeking professor
Little blue cartoon people and their enemy Gargamel became popular
Baggy in the later 80's, these break dancer's nylon necessities were tight-fitting in 1981
Kool and the Gang score this # 1 hit in February
Reggae Legend, dies of cancer in May
Smokin' Hottie, portrays Daisy Duke on TV hit 'The Dukes of Hazzard'
First female U.S. Supreme Court Justice nominated
What's the frequency, Kenneth? Walter Cronkite retires after a 19-year run as CBS Evening News anchor and is replaced by this man.
'The Tide is High' hits # 1 for this singer
TV show about an oil-rich Denver family starring Joan Collins, Heather Locklear, and John Forsythe, debuts.

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