Eighties music is probably the best type of music of all time (debatable yes, but undoubtedly so awesome). Celebrating a special event with outstanding performances that include singing, dancing and acting is a great way to keep the guests involved in the celebration. These fun activities are perfect for guests of all ages and will add a great deal to the celebration. More often than not, these performances will be the perfect addition to a fun filled and exciting event. So for an Eighties party include a bands and artists such as Michael Jackson, Duran Duran, Beastie Boys, Flock Of Seagulls, Dexy’s Midnight Runners, Madonna, Prince, and many more. To cut back on the time spent searching for 80s tunes, include compilation albums with all the major hits of the Decade of Decadence.
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Another option for Eighties music is to find the top hits of each year in the eighties. For example, the top Billboard songs of 1983 include:
Maneater - Hall & Oates
Down Under- Men at Work
Baby, Come To Me - Patti Austin featuring James Ingram
Billie Jean - Michael Jackson
Come On Eileen - Dexys Midnight Runners
Beat It -Michael Jackson
let us Dance - David Bowie
Flashdance... What A Feeling - Irene Cara
Every Breath You Take -The Police
Sweet Dreams (Are Made of This) - Eurythmics
Maniac Michael - Sembello
Tell Her About It - Billy Joel
Total Eclipse of the Heart - Bonnie Tyler
Islands In the Stream - Kenny Rogers with Dolly Parton
All Night Long (All Night) - Lionel Richie
Say Say Say - Paul McCartney featuring Michael Jackson
An Eighties party would not be such without Eighties party supplies such as posters of various 80s icons and clothes.
Quick tip: Avoid any shopping on the day of the gala to ensure being the hostess with the mostess as with having a stress free relaxing time. Have delicious food at an event and always give guests a few healthy alternatives to high fat, high calorie foods. Build excitement about the event by doing something different or unique with the invitations like including artwork or a picture to the guests.
Eighties homemade party supplies such as eighties costumes, personalized banners and door curtains are great additions to an Eighties party. Many eighties parties will include homemade party supplies and other party goods such as supplies such as sunglasses, big hair, noise makers and party music. In addition to these items party goods such as eighties paper plates, tablecloths, party cups and napkins will make an Eighties party complete.
Most hosts will find that fun and exciting activities will be a great addition to this fun filled celebration. More often than not fun activities in which everyone can play and participate along with decorative supplies will liven up the event and make it very special. For this reason, planning and organization will be very beneficial for the host. Eighties homemade party supplies such as candles, homemade leggings, big hair and costume jewelry will set the tone for an Eighties party. Most people find out that when they use homemade Eighties party supplies they will save money along with adding a personal touch. An Eighties centerpiece is a great addition to an Eighties party and adds a lot to the table itself. This added homemade party supply addition along with traditional party supplies such as balloons, streamers, personalized signs and banners will greatly enhance your Eighties party.
Homemade Eighties party supplies like a variety of Eighties balloons, colorful party streamers, Eighties records and an assortment of other Eighties party supplies will make preparing for this party very easy. Furthermore, the addition of eighties party supplies and other Eighties party items will be unique and compare to no others.
Many people discover that using an Eighties birthday party theme will create a delightful party. This exciting and fun event is the ideal time for a variety of creative desserts and other tasty treats designed especially for this celebration. These items are always a great addition to a celebration and most often the addition of enjoyable fares that are designed especially for this gathering will make everyone feel very special. An Eighties party is actually the perfect time for a cake designed with an eighties Breakdancing theme. The cake itself can be either chocolate or white, but the icing and decorations for the cake should be made to look like a dance floor with a breakdancer. This can be done a variety of ways, but will be more effective with a lighter colored icing and then adding eighties breakdancing party supplies.
This cake will have a great eighties look along with a great taste. Another great cake for an Eighties party is a traditional marble sheet cake. This cake can be topped with white icing and decorated with the word, Eighties, along with a variety of eighties accessories and characters such as skateboards, retro 80s, Smurfs, Care bears and a Rubik’s cube. Additionally, an Eighties cake can be decorated a variety of ways as long as the Eighties theme is evident.
Furthermore your guests will enjoy an Eighties party and the party music, party supplies and cake will only add to the party. Party supplies, along with the cake should make use of Eighties party theme. Party supplies such as brightly colored balloons, party streamers and Eighties centerpieces and banners will only add to the occasion.
With President Jimmy Carter ushering in the eighties, and President G.W. Bush taking office just before the decade ended, one of the most beloved presidents in modern times, Ronald Reagan, and Reaganomics saw most of us prosper in the 80's. In January of 1981, our newly inaugurated president said Government is not the solution to our problem; government is the problem. His solution was to lower taxes and to limit the government regulation and allow the self-correcting invisible hand of free enterprise to assert itself.
Further, the eighties saw fashion take a drastic turn toward big, big hair, permed to new heights, mullets (now, the ultimate sign of bad taste, and the butt of many jokes) and Miami Vice inspired starched and flipped collars, rolled jacket sleeves, and shoes, sans socks. Material girl, Madonna, was touted as the new Marilyn Monroe and rocksters like Duran Duran ruled the music scene, while raising the eyebrows of adults everywhere with their slightly lined and mascara coated lashes. These fun items along with cute supplies are always a great addition to a celebration and fun posters that include designs and greetings that are perfect for the celebration will liven up the event and make everyone feel very special. More often than not, these signs and posters will add a lot of fun to the celebrated get together.
In the bygone eighties days, Milk, it does a body good was the phrase of the day for milk lovers, with milk drinkers gracing commercials, and saying things like, Michael Martin, I do not even exist in your life. Cause all you see is a person's outside. Well, I am a beautiful person inside and milk's giving me a lot of what I need for strong bones, beautiful skin and a great smile. And by the time my outside catches up with my inside I'll have long since outgrown you; and you will be history, and an announcer saying, milk, it does a body good, before transforming the little girl into a beautiful eighties lady.
Consider making your next party an eighties theme party, and spice it up with your own 1980s arcade version of eighties party trivia. Let eighties commercials, 1980s arcade, slogans, fashion, politics, and music or 1980s arcade trivia take you back in time.
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