The Awesome80s Timeline
By Patrick Mondout
The decade began with Jimmy Carter in the White House, the U.S.
hostages in Iran, and with Star
Wars: The Empire Strikes Back as the top movie.
The decade ended with George Bush in the White House, the Cold War winding
down, and with Batman as
the top movie. In between, we lived the through the ups and downs of the
Reagan years. To learn more, select a year from the left and let's get
Statistics of the Awesome80s:
A decade can see dramatic changes in many areas. Some of these changes
are reflected in statistics. For instance, when the decade began, there
were 44,000 female lawyers in the US but there were over 116,000 by the
end of the decade. Here are some more statistics:
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