The 80’s

funny tourist picture

Tourist Trap

“This is my family touring in Germany back in the 80’s. If we were anymore blatantly American, we would have been wearing American flag pants and “I Love America” t-shirts. I’m the one in the blue pants hiked up nice and high. Guess I wanted to make sure everyone saw my socks with Jellies.”

(submitted by Gina)

funny 80s picture, the flaming lips

Yeah Yeah Yeah

“This is a photo of me (front left), my little brother (front right), my older sister and her older boyfriend taken in her bedroom sometime in summer 1984. I know the era because of the Van Halen posters on the wall and the RUSH pins on my shirt. I don’t remember why we posed for this picture- and I REALLY don’t know why my little brother and I look like we’re modeling for young punk magazine! It’s a strange little scene there. The Van Halen posters really crack me up.”

(submitted by Steve)

Pretty In Black - Prom

Pretty In Black

Cue the Spandau Ballet.

(submitted by Linda)

Headbangers Ball - The 80's

Headbangers Ball

When weddings truly rocked.

(submitted by Diane)

BTA: So You Had A Bad Hair Day - Teens

BTA: So You Had A Bad Hair Day

“It was 1982, freshman year of high school and at that time, guys were using hair gel.  As you can see, I ended up with some really great ‘curls.'”

(submitted by Richard)

Fruits Of Her Labor - July 4th

Fruits Of Her Labor

American ingenuity at work.

(submitted by Debbie)

Leather Heather - Glamour Shots

Leather Heather

She was fascinated by police work.

(submitted by Ashley)

Brace Yourself - Glamour Shots

Brace Yourself

You’ve got to coordinate.

(submitted by Ashley)

Beltspenders - Glamour Shots

Beltspenders

What part of our body doesn’t deserve a belt?

(submitted by Ashley)

Silver Spoons - Dad

Silver Spoons

When we grow up, we want to be exactly like him.

(submitted by Mike in Australia)