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Originally an American actor and politician, became the 40th President of the United States serving from 1981 to 1989. Ronald Reagan
Musician who became known as the "King of Pop." Michael Jackson
Visual art created in public locations, usually unsanctioned artwork executed outside of the context of traditional art venues. Street Art
A 1985 film about five high school students who meet in Saturday detention and discover that they have a lot more in common than they thought. The Breakfast Club
Baggy casual pants of lightweight fabric often with an elastic or drawstring at the waist and the cuffs. Parachute Pants
Was launched by NASA on April 12, 1981. Space Shuttle Program
Was invented in 1981 including the Apple II. Personal Computer
The concept of a world-wide network of interconnected networks. Internet
Became a useful technique in forensic science allowing to know identify who did a crime. DNA Fingerprinting
Reagan launched this sophisticated anti-ballistic missile system in order to prevent missile attacks from other countries, specifically the Soviet Union. Star Wars
The United States supplied weapons to Iran in hopes of securing the release of American hostages held in Lebanon. Iran-Contra Affair
The economic policies of Ronald Reagan, associated especially with the reduction of taxes and the promotion of unrestricted free-market activity. Reaganomics
A baby boomer with a college education, a well-paying job and expensive taste. Yuppie
A populist conservative movement that enjoyed unprecedented growth in the late 1970s and early 1980s. New Right
American television sitcom starring Bill Cosby, which aired for eight seasons on NBC from September 20, 1984 until April 30, 1992. The Cosby Show
Arcade game developed by Namco and first released in Japan in May 1980. Pac-Man
Nuclear reactor explosion at nuclear power plant in Ukraine on April 26, 1986. Chernobyl
Elected as the U.S. President in 1988 after defeating Michael Dukakis. George Bush
Torn down at the end of the Cold War in 1989. Berlin Wall
Broadcast music video interpretations of popular songs, beginning in 1981 with the prophetic Buggles tune "Video Killed the Radio Star." MTV

1980's US HISTORY Crossword

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Also went by the name "The Great Communicator"? Ronald Reagan
Was a diplomatic standoff between Iran and the United States? (52 captured) IranHostageCrisis
The founder of Islamic Republic of Iran. AyatollahKhomeini
One of Ronald Reagan's greatest accomplishments during his terms was the ending of what? The Cold War
Were various rebel groups backed by the United States (1979 to 1990's) Contras
Is a macroeconomic theory that says economic growth is most effectively created by lowering taxes and decreasing regulations? SupplySideEconomics
A government budget or proposed financial plan? Budgetdeficit
Is the process of removing or reducing state regulations? Deregulation
SDI stands for (a missile defense system intended to protect USA)? Strategic Defense Initiative
Type of gorilla type warfare? Mujahideen
Former Secretary to Communist party of Soviet Union? Mikhail Gorbachev
The state of being open to public knowledge Glasnost
was a political movement for reformation within the Communist party of the Soviet Union Perestroika
A political scandal in the US, major problem during 2nd term of Reagan? IranContraAffair
Protests of 1989, commonly known as mainland China as June Fourth Incident? Tiananmen Square
Was a system of institutionalized racial segregation and discrimination in South Africa? Apartheid
South African, President of South Africa Nelson Mandela
The State Ronald Reagan came from and was governor of? California
Political Party of Ronald Reagan? Republican
One Previous Profession of Ronald Reagan? Actor
Ronald Reagan was called the Chief Soother in what American Crisis? Challenger
Jimmy Carter's Political Party? Democrat
Who's Nickname was "President Malaise"? Jimmy Carter
Jimmy Carter was known for being what type of farmer? Peanut
Jimmy Carter received this Great Honor? Nobel Peace Prize
Jimmy Carter was related to who famous? Johnny Cash

The 80's Crossword

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Description

Excellent, Superior Boss
When someone is acting or doing something stupid Buggin'
Totally boring Bunk
used when "cool" just wasn't enough Tubular
When stock markets crashed Black Monday
Unfair or Unfortunate Bogus
Used to express anger or shock What's your damage
Used as a funny comeback Eat my shorts
Expression of cool or awsomeness Fresh
Disgust in someone or something Grody
Term for severe traffic Gridlock
Catholic Pope in the 1980's Pope John Paul II
Emperor of Japan from 1926-1989 Hirohito
Became the emperor of Japan in 1989 Akihito
"Queen of pop" "Material Girl" Madonna
"King of pop" "Thriller" Michael Jackson
Recieved 3 Golden Globe Awards, known for his looks Tom Cruise
Created the very first PC IMB
US President from 1977-1981 Jimmy Carter
US President from 1981-1989 Ronald Reagan
US President from 1989-1993 George H.W. Bush
Inventor of the Rubrik's cube Erno Rubrik
Founder of CNN Ted Turner
Movie about kids in detention Breakfast Club
Movie about High School love and social cliques. 1986 Pretty in Pink

1980s Pop Culture Word Search

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Word Search
Description

Bridge to Terabithia
Claes Oldenburg
E.T.
Eye of the Tiger
Ferris Bueller's Day Off
Full house
Ghostbusters
Girls just wanna have fun
I Want To Dance With Somebody
If you give a mouse a cookie
Jesse's Girl
Madonna
Miami Vice
Mike Tyson
MTV
Ninja Turtles
Pop Art
Sixteen Candles
Star Wars
The Berenstain Bears Series
The BFG
The Breakfast Club
The Cosby Show
The Polar Express
The Simpsons
Thriller
Where’s Waldo

Women's History Month Crossword

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This woman, born in Alexandria, Egypt circa 350, was an astronomer, philosopher, and the first woman to make a substantial contribution to the development of mathematics. Hypatia
This mathematician submitted mathematical papers under a male name, but was later able to reveal her identity and became the first woman to win a prize from the French Academy of Sciences. Sophie Germain
This English woman is now acknowledged as the world's first computer program. Ada Lovelace
This mathematician is quoted as saying "it is impossible to be a mathematician without being a poet in soul" Sofia Kovalevskaya
Albert Einstein called this woman "the most significant creative mathematical genius thus far produced since the higher education of women began." Emmy Noether
This chemist and physicist discovered several new elements and radioactivity. Marie Curie
This activist founded her own newspaper and was the first woman to publicly wear pants in Puerto Rico. Luisa Capetillo
This politician was the first African-American woman elected to the US House of Representatives, and made an unprecedented bid for the presidency in 1972. Shirley Chisholm
This artist drew on her own life's tragedies and the tradition of Mexican folk art in her paintings, which still captivate viewers today. Frida Kahlo
This author became the first African-American woman to win the Nobel Prize in literature. Toni Morrison
This nuclear physicist, who joined the Manhattan Project, designed an experiment that disproved the law of parity (that like nuclear particles always act alike) Chien-Shiung Wu

Cold War Leaders Crossword

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The leader of the Soviet Union from the mid-1920s until his death in 1953. Holding the post of the General Secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union, he was effectively the dictator of the state Joeseph Stalin
He was an American politician and actor who was 40th President of the United States from 1981 to 1989 Ronald Reagan
Commonly referred to by his initials JFK, was an American politician who served as the 35th President of the United States from January 1961 until his assassination in November 1963. The Cuban Missile Crisis, The Bay of Pigs Invasion, the Nuclear Test Ban Treaty, the establishment of the Peace Corps, developments in the Space Race, the building of the Berlin Wall, the Trade Expansion Act to lower tariffs, the Civil Rights Movement, and abolition of the federal death penalty John F. Kennedy
He was the Prime Minister of Cuba(1976-2008) and was affiliated with "The Bay Of Pigs" Fidel Castro
The 37th President of the United States, serving from 1969 to 1974 when he became the only U.S. president to resign the office. Richard Nixon
Often referred to as LBJ, was the 36th President of the United States from 1963 to 1969, assuming the office after serving as the 37th Vice President of the United States under President John F. Kennedy, from 1961 to 1963. Lyndon B. Johnson
Commonly referred to as Chairman Mao, was a Chinese communist revolutionary and founding father of the People's Republic of China, which he governed as Chairman of the Communist Party of China from its establishment in 1949, until his death in 1976. Mao Zedong
The 33rd President of the United States, an American politician of the Democratic Party. Harry S. Truman
He was a politician who led the Soviet Union during part of the Cold War. He served as First Secretary of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union from 1953 to 1964, and as Chairman of the Council of Ministers, or Premier, from 1958 to 1964. Nikita Khrushchev
He was an American politician and actor who was 40th President of the United States from 1981 to 1989. Ronald Reagan

Cuban Missile Crisis Crossword

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Description

Which side backed down first in the crisis? USSR
What were people who were forced to leave Cuba because they opposed Castro known as? Exiles
What did John F. Kennedy order against Cuba? Blockade
What was the treaty where both countries agreed to limit the amount of nuclear weapons they possessed? Test Ban Treaty
What was the name of the secret invasion launched by the USA against Cuba? Bag of Pigs
Who became leader of Cuba in 1959? Fidel Castro
Who was the president of the USA? John F Kennedy
Nikita Khrushchev was the president of what country? Russia
What kind of state did Cuba become? Communist
What did the USA refuse to buy from Cuba? Sugar
What was the name of the special phone line that was set up between Washington and Moscow after the crisis? Hotline
In which month did Soviet ships head for Cuba? October

We Love the 80's Crossword

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Actress known for her roles in "Sixteen Candles" and "Pretty In Pink" Molly Ringwald
1 Down's crush in Sixteen Candles Jake Ryan
Robin Williams character with the catch phrase "Nanoo Nanoo" Mork
What people tried to avoid when playing "Press Your Luck" Whammy
Author who penned "Blubber" and "Superfudge!" Judy Blume
Artist with the hit song "Dancing In the Dark" Springsteen
Raymond's last name in "Rain Man" Babbitt
This band was fronted by Morrissey The Smiths
Daryl Hannah starred in this 1984 movie about a mermaid Splash
This was the name of famous comic strip character Garfield's teddy bear Pookie
The name of the bartender on "The Love Boat" Isaac
He was president in 1985 Reagan
Actress known for her aerobic/work out videos Jane Fonda
Steve Jobs introduced the first version of this popular product Macintosh
This space shuttle had a devastating result just 74 seconds after lift off Challenger
Name of former Beatle who was killed in 1980 Lennon
This cable TV channel launched August 1, 1981 MTV
Baby Jessica McClure was rescued after falling down one of these Well

1980's Crossword

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Crossword
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At least a 1,000 of people perished and as many as 10,000 were arrested TiananmenSquareMassacre
Mikhail Gorbachev was president of what country from 1985-1991? Sovietunion
Extremely popular show in the 1980's. Oprah Winfrey Show
Mikhail Gorbachev graduated from which university in 1955? University of Moscow
Place where the nuclear disaster occurred on April 26, 1986. Chernobyl
40th president of the United States. Ronald Reagan
The Soviet Union left what country in February of 1989? Afghanistan
Was torn down on November 9, 1989. Berlin Wall
The most important initiator of beginning the end of the cold war. Mikhail Gorbachev
Place in Florida where the challenger shuttle took off from. Cape Canaveral

1970s Crossword Puzzle

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Crossword
Description

Was a state of political and military tension after World War II between powers the United States and powers in the Soviet Union. Coldwar
A permanent wave for men,involves the use of heat and/or chemicals to break and reform the cross-linking bonds of the hair structure. Maleperm
Running naked in public streaking
Typically soul-influenced and melodic with a regular bass beat and popular particularly in the late 1970s. disco
A transparent electric lamp containing a viscous liquid in which a brightly colored waxy substance is suspended, rising and falling in irregular and constantly changing shapes. lavalamp
A car with a longer body than usual, incorporating a large carrying area behind the seats and having an extra door at the rear for easy loading. stationwagon
Each of a pair of boots, or metal frames attached to shoes, with four or more small wheels, for gliding across a hard surface. rollerskates
A popular name, taken from the title of a film, for the Strategic Defense Initiative (SDI) of President Ronald Reagan. starwars
A novel (1969) by Mario Puzo. godfather
Is a 1975 American thriller film directed by Steven Spielberg. jaws
A White House political scandal that came to light during the 1972 presidential campaign dealing with Nixon. watergate
Is a 1976 American sports drama film directed by John G. Avildsen and both written by and starring Sylvester Stallone. rocky
Is a 1978 American musical romantic comedy film directed by Randal Kleiser and produced by Paramount Pictures. grease
A 1971 horror novel by William Peter Blatty. exorcist
Rod Stewart gave him the nickname "Sharon" and he also has "Rocket Man" after his second album. eltonjohn
An English rock band formed in London. pinkfloyd
Is an American singer-songwriter, guitarist and pianist. As a locally successful Detroit-area artist. bobsegar
Prominent performers of the disco music era in the late 1970s. The group sang recognisable three-part tight harmonies. beegees
An American pianist, singer-songwriter and a composer. Since releasing his first hit song, "Piano Man", in 1973, he has become the sixth best-selling recording artist and the third best-selling solo artist in the United States. billyjoel
An English rock band formed in London in 1968. The band's heavy, guitar-driven sound, rooted in blues and psychedelia on their early albums. ledzeppelin
An American rock band, sometimes referred to as "the Bad Boys from Boston"and "America's Greatest Rock and Roll Band". aerosmith
A British-American rock band formed in July 1967, in London. The band have sold more than 100 million records worldwide, making them one of the best-selling bands of all time. fleetwoodmac
a British rock band that formed in London in 1970. The classic line-up was Freddie Mercury, Brian May, Roger Taylor, and John Deacon. queen
An American former professional baseball right fielder who played 21 seasons. Was inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame in 1993. reggiejackson
A contact sport played by two teams of five members roller skating in the same direction around a track. rollerderby
Improved from a league-worst 1–13 record the previous year, finishing with a 5–9 record and third place in the newly formed AFC Central. steelers
Is a two-player connection game in which the players first choose a color and then take turns dropping colored discs from the top into a seven-column, six-row vertically suspended grid. connectfour
A low-riding tricycle, usually made of plastic, with an over-sized front wheel. bigwheel
Is an American card game that is played with a specially printed deck. uno
Is a toy brand created by Parker Brothers and currently owned by Hasbro. nerf
An air filled punching bag for children. punchtoys
Is one of the earliest arcade video games and the very first sports arcade video game. It is a tennis sports game featuring simple two-dimensional graphics. pong
Was a collectible conceived in 1975, by advertising executive Gary Dahl. petrock
Is a 1970 American satirical black comedy war film directed by Robert Altman and written by Ring Lardner, Jr. mash
An animated series produced by Filmation and was aired on ABC during the 1974–1977 seasons. gilligan

Presidents of the United States of America Crossword

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Only former president to serve in Congress (after he was president) John Quincy Adams
First president born in the U.S.A. Martin Van Buren
Only bachelor president (not married) James Buchanan
President who wrote the Massachussetts Constitution in 1780 John Adams
Dred Scott Decision handed down during his administration James Buchanan
Camp David Accord Jimmy Carter
Cuban Missile Crisis John F Kennedy
Credit Mobilier Scandal US Grant
Authorized the first National Road in Cumberland, Maryland Thomas Jefferson
Assassinated at the Pan-American Exposition in Buffalo, NY William McKinley
Lead the combined Allied forces invasion at Normandy, France Dwight Eisenhower
First president to run for office as a Democrat Andrew Jackson
Leader of the Democratic-Republican Party Thomas Jefferson
Convinced by Alexander Hamilton to run for President George Washington
War of 1812 James Madison
President during Reconstruction U.S. Grant
Civil War hero and grandson of former President Benjamin Harrison
Ran as a member of the Progressive Party Theodore Roosevelt
Stock market crash beginning the Great Depression Herbert Hoover
Refused to run for re-election because of the Viet Nam War Lyndon Johnson
Ronald Reagan's Vice President George H W Bush
Era of Good Feeling James Monroe
Author of the Monroe Doctrine John Quncy Adams