Birthday Boy

June 7th, 2012

“Yes this is my family and this is taken at my 5th birthday party in 1987. My dad was driving a Trans Am Firebird !!!

Submitted by Carter • June 7th, 2012 • Add A Comment »

Waist High

June 7th, 2012

“This photo is of me and my siblings with our dad in 1986 on a summer visit to our Grandma’s home in Pennsylvania. We lived in Germany and only visited the states every other summer, hence our awkward expressions of unfamiliarity directed at the photographer (Grandma?). My husband saw this photo and thought my dad’s and my brother’s shorts were scandalously short. I recall the length being pretty normal for the 80s and perhaps even a little long. Maybe my brother and dad were just exhibiting some European fashion sensibility (they both did wear Speedo-type suits too, which we thought was perfectly normal). Not surprisingly, my sister (in blue) and I (in pink) were often mistaken for boys. I recall consciously choosing to wear pink at times, in hopes of averting any further instances of being mistakenly referred to or identified as a boy. I don’t think it worked.”

Submitted by Catherine • June 7th, 2012 • Add A Comment »

Strike a Pose 2

June 7th, 2012

“This is a picture of me in 1986. I was 12 years old and, as you can tell by my pose, very confident and sassy. I had checked myself in the mirror only minutes before this photo was taken and was quite convinced that I was looking pretty good!! I had my mullet, which had been meticulously curled with hot rollers and sprayed with a generous mist of Aqua Net. I had my flannel paisley Esprit shirt with the collar up. And, finally, I had my glasses. The glasses that I myself had selected after my previous pair had been tragically broken in a sledding accident. I remember they were Diane von Furstenberg and was so proud that they were from the women’s section of LensCrafters.”

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Submitted by Jennifer • June 7th, 2012 • 12 Comments »

Gram’s Cam

June 7th, 2012

“This is my sister and I with my Grandma’s new camaro in 1989…”

Submitted by Ashley • June 7th, 2012 • Add A Comment »

The Mane Event

June 7th, 2012

“Going with the theme “Bigger is Better”! Big hair, pink ruffles & lace, and the lovely paneling. Love the ’80’s!”

Submitted by Donna • June 7th, 2012 • 1 Comment »

Entertain Us

June 7th, 2012

“This is a family photo from the early 80’s. I’m the little one in the front! I love this photo because we are all pretty awkward and the fact my parent’s both have perms!! It was a photo for the church bulletin.”

Submitted by Marcia • June 7th, 2012 • Add A Comment »

Joy to the World

June 7th, 2012

“Yes. This is my sister and I with our mother. Christmas is a time for joy, a time for family to show how much they love each other. Merry Christmas.”

Submitted by Kara • June 7th, 2012 • 1 Comment »
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