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Class of 1985, here’s what was happening when you graduated:

“Wham” featuring George Michael shot to the top of the Billboard charts with “Careless Whisper”.

“Back to the Future”, “Rambo: First Blood Part II” and “Rocky IV” were tops at the box office.

Swatch Watches were the fashion “must have” and cost $29.99.

WrestleMania I, featuring Hulk Hogan, Mr. T, Paul Orndorff and Rowdy Roddy Piper” took place at Madison Square Garden.

Coca Cola announced they were returning to the original Coca Cola formula.

Top 10 Billboard hits of 1985:

“Careless Whisper” – Wham!, featuring George Michael

George Michael - Careless Whisper

Official audio to "Careless Whisper" by WHAM's George Michael.

“Like A Virgin” – Madonna

“Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go” – Wham!

“I Want To Know What Love Is” – Foreigner

“I Feel For You” – Chaka Khan

“Out of Touch” – Hall & Oates

“Everybody Wants to Rule the World” – Tears for Fears

“Money For Nothing” – Dire Straights

“Crazy For You” – Madonna”

“Take on Me” – a-ha

Class of 1986, here is what was going on when you graduated:

“That’s What Friends Are For” – Dionne and Friends (Dionne Warwick, Gladys Knight, Elton John and Stevie Wonder) – was the Billboard’s top song of the year.

“Top Gun”, “Crocodile Dundee” and “Platoon” were the top movies of the year.

The Space Shuttle Challenger accident killed all seven members on board, including Framingham native Christa McAuliffe, who was a Concord, NH science teacher.

American Girls dolls were  introduced.

The New York Mets beat the Red Sox in game 7 to win the World Series!

Top 10 Billboard hits from 1986:

“That’s What Friends Are For” – Dionne and Friends (Dionne Warwick, Gladys Knight, Elton John and Stevie Wonder)

Dionne Warwick - That's What Friends Are For

Dionne Warwick's official music video for 'That's What Friends Are For' ft. Elton John, Gladys Knight & Stevie Wonder. Click to listen to Dionne Warwick on Spotify: As featured on Love Songs.

“Say you, Say me” – Lionel Richie

‘I Miss You” – Klymaxx

“On My Own” – Patti LaBelle and Michael McDonald

“Broken Wings” – Mr. Mister

“How Will I Know” – Whitney Houston

“Party All The Time” – Eddie Murphy

“Burning Heart” – Survivor

“Kyrie” – Mr. Mister

“Addicted to Love” – Robert Palmer

Class of 1987, here’s what was happening when you graduated:

“Walk Like An Egyptian” by the all girl group “The Bangles” was Billboard’s number one hit of the year.

At the box office, “Three Men and a Baby”, “Fatal Attraction” and “Beverly Hills Cop II” were the top three movies of the year.

A can of Campbell’s soup was 99 cents.

Red Bull started to energize Americans for the first time.

The top 10 Billboard hits of 1987:

“Walk Like an Egyptian” – The Bangles

Walk Like An Egyptian - The Bangles (Lyrics)

I hope you like it! I love this song, it's very good for dancing/walking/running to, or just for listening or dancing. It's so nice, but I find it hard to understand what they're saying. So I took the time and made a lyric video!

“Alone” – Heart

“Shake You Down” – Gregory Abbott

“I Wanna Dance with Somebody (Who Loves Me) – Whitney Houston

“Nothing’s Gonna Stop Us Now” – Starship

“C’est La Vie” – Robbie Nevil

“Here I Go Again” – Whitesnake

“The Way It Is” – Bruce Hornsby and The Range

“Shakedown” – Bob Seger

“Livin’ on a Prayer” – Bon Jovi

Class of 1988, here’s what was happening when you graduated:

“Faith” by George Michael was the top song of the  year according to Billboard.

“Rain Man”, “Who Framed Roger Rabbit” and “Coming To America” were the top movies across the country.

The world population was 5.07 billion, compared to 7.6 billion today.

The Sony “Disc Jockey” 10 cd disc player/changer was $399.99.

Nike introduced the slogan “Just Do It’!

The Billboard top 10 hits of 1988:

“Faith” – George Michael

“Need You Tonight” – INXS

“Got My Mind Set On You” – George Harrison

“Never Gonna Give You Up” – Rick Astley

“Sweet Child o’ Mine” – Guns N’ Roses

“So Emotional” Whitney Houston

“Heaven is a Place on Earth” – Belinda Carlisle

“Could’ve Been” – Tiffany

“Hands to Heaven” – Breathe

“Roll with It” – Steve Winwood

Class of 1989, here’s what was going on when you graduated:

“Look Away” by Chicago was Billboard’s number one hit of the year.

“Batman”, “Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade” and “Lethal Weapon 2” were the top three movies Americans were going to see.

HTML and URL were created to make webpages.

The price of a Sony Walman had dropped to $79.00

The “Electric Slide” by Marcia Griffiths became one of the great line dance songs of all  time.

The Billboard top 10 hits of 1989:

“Look Away” – Chicago

Chicago - "Look Away" (Official Music Video)

Watch the official music video of Chicago - "Look Away" - - - - Get Chicago music: iTunes -

“My Prerogative” – Bobby Brown

“Every Rose Has Its Thorn” – Poison

“Straight Up” – Paula Abdul

“Miss You Much” – Janet Jackson

“Cold Hearted” – Paula Abdul

“Wind Beneath My Wings” – Bette Midler

“Girl  You Know It’s True” – Milli Vanilli

“Baby, I Love Your Way/Freebird Medley” – Will to Power

“Giving You The Best That I Got” – Anita Baker