Fun Fact Friday

You know you were born in the 70’s when…

  • You know the profound meaning of “Wax On Wax Off”.
  • You know that another name for a keyboard is a “Synthesizer”.
  • You can name at least half of the members of the BRAT Pack.
  • You wanted to be a Goonie.
  • You know who Max Headroom is.
  • You wore Fluorescent, neon clothing.
  • You could breakdance or wish you could.
  • You wanted to dress like the Hulk at Halloween.
  • You believed that “By the Power of Greyskull,” and you HAD the POWER.
  • Partying “like it’s 1999″ seemed so far away.
  • You thought that Transformers were more than meets the eye. 
  • You knew what Willis was “talkin’ ’bout”.You have worn a Banana Clip, or knew someone who did.
  • You remember what Michael Jackson looked like before his nose fell off.
  • You giggled at the “lying sausage” at the start of Grange Hill
  • You know where to go if you “wanna go where everybody knows yourname.
  • You actually thought “Dirty Dancing” was a REALLY good movie.
  • You have heard of “Garbage Pail Kids”.
  • Punks actually “shocked” people.
  • You knew “The Artist”, when he was humbly called “Prince”.
  • You actually saw Ted Danson as the MacDaddy he played “Sam” to be.
  • You remember when ATARI was a state of the art video game.

 

  • You owned many tapes and tried to hit pause before the DJ talked!
  • You were led to believe that in the year 2000 we’d all be living on the moon.
  • You remember the Natwest piggy banks.
  • Griffin Savers!
  • The Love Boat, Highway to Heaven, and Bullseye were accompanied by the aroma of Sunday lunch.
  • Poltergeist freaked you out.
  • You always wanted a “Big Trak”
  • You carried your lunch to school in a Gremlins, Star Wars or an ET lunchbox.
  • You had or wanted a grey glow in the dark Ghostbusters sweatshirt.
  • You have pondered why Smurfette was the ONLY female smurf.
  • You wore biker shorts underneath a short skirt and felt stylish, or know someone who did.
  • You loved Roland Rat, Ed the Duck and Posh Paws

 

  • You had a Swatch Watch, or three.
  • You had a crush on Bo Derek or Heather Locklear.
  • You wished you could re-enact Wierd Science in your bedroom.
  • You remember when Saturday Night Live was funny.
  • You had WonderWoman or Superman underwear.
  • You had a crush on Jon BonJovi, or knew someone who did.
  • You have called 01 811 8055.
  • You had a poster of Rob Lowe, Kirk Camron, or Michael J. Fox on your wall.
  • You held the top score on PacMan.
  • You owned a T-Shirt that said, “I shot J.R.” or know someone who did.

 

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