Category: Nostalgia

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15 Fascinating Facts About Knightmare

15 Fascinating Facts About Knightmare

Knightmare was an adventure game show ran on CITV from 1987 to 1994. It used a team of four children, one who had to travel the dungeon, and three act ...
How Many Of Bon Jovi’s 13 Albums Did You Buy?

How Many Of Bon Jovi’s 13 Albums Did You Buy?

I remember being at school aged about 8, and some of the cool boys were singing a song from the charts that sounded absolutely amazing... It was somet ...
18 Toys Every 80’s Kid Wanted

18 Toys Every 80’s Kid Wanted

1. Mr Frosty It was on your list every single Christmas, whereas in reality, the ice cubes were a pain to smash and the syrups tasted like chem ...
18 Toys That Will Take You Back To Your Childhood

18 Toys That Will Take You Back To Your Childhood

1. This phone While it isn't necessarily as advanced as the smart phones kids have these days - no apps to talk to your mates, no social media ...
12 Amazing Memories Of Sooty and Friends

12 Amazing Memories Of Sooty and Friends

We all loved a bit of magic in the 80's and we grew up with the best magician around. No, not Paul Daniels... Sooty! Although he never uttered a singl ...
Big News Just Released For Fans Of Only Fools And Horses

Big News Just Released For Fans Of Only Fools And Horses

We have some good news for fans of the classic sit com "Only Fools and Horses". A rare "lost" episode of the show will be shown for the first time ...
8 Mr Blobby Free Reasons We Loved Noel’s House Party

8 Mr Blobby Free Reasons We Loved Noel’s House Party

1) It Was Perfect Saturday Evening Television Noel's House Party was broadcast on Saturday evenings on BBC1 and hosted by Noel Edmonds. The show wa ...
20 Of Our Favourite Commodore Amiga Games

20 Of Our Favourite Commodore Amiga Games

The Amiga is a family of personal computers sold from 1985 by Commodore. But today we’re not going to spend much time talking about the hardware, as w ...
16 Childhood Toys That You Still Don’t Understand Today

16 Childhood Toys That You Still Don’t Understand Today

We all believed in magic when we were kids, and these toys still have us believing in magic today. Seriously, how do any of these work?! 1. The sti ...
Remember ‘Hocus Pocus’? Here’s What The Cast Look Like Today

Remember ‘Hocus Pocus’? Here’s What The Cast Look Like Today

It's been over two decades since the absolutely iconic Hocus Pocus was released - I know, we all feel old at this point. And as we're only about one m ...
The Flintstones’ 10 Greatest Prehistoric Contraptions

The Flintstones’ 10 Greatest Prehistoric Contraptions

Despite being first broadcast in the 1960’s, The Flintstones was a definite favourite of us Children of the 1980’s. The facts back this up, as it was ...
18 Of Our Favourite Teen Magazines

18 Of Our Favourite Teen Magazines

Unless we were wrapped in some severely thick cotton-wool by our over-protective parents, most of us Children of the 1980’s enjoyed reading a magazine ...
QUIZ: How Well Do You Know Your British Puddings?

QUIZ: How Well Do You Know Your British Puddings?

Us Brits are famous for being passionate about our grub. As well as classics like Fish and Chips, Roast Been and Yorkshire Pudding and Pie & Ma ...
8 Classic Blue Peter Moments

8 Classic Blue Peter Moments

Was there anyone who grew up during the 1980’s and didn’t at least half watch Blue Peter? No? We thought not. Believe it or not Blue Peter is n ...
8 Of Our Favourite 1980’s Pop Music Duos

8 Of Our Favourite 1980’s Pop Music Duos

With the 1980’s came many of the best and most popular pop music duos of all time, and we’ve compiled a list of 8 of our very favourites. Please feast ...
15 Things You Need To Know About The Sopranos

15 Things You Need To Know About The Sopranos

Here are 15 interesting facts you probably don't know about The Sopranos. 1. If you'd never seen the show before, you might assume that it was abou ...
18 Essential ‘Jurassic Park’ Facts That Will Wow Every Fan

18 Essential ‘Jurassic Park’ Facts That Will Wow Every Fan

Even the most hardcore Jurassic Park fan may not know about these facts... 1. Jim Carrey could have played Dr Ian Malcom Although he did wel ...
The Top 10 Highest Grossing Films Of The 1980’s

The Top 10 Highest Grossing Films Of The 1980’s

I’m sure we can all agree that the 1980’s was a fabulous decade when it came to the silver screen, but do you know which films made the most money? ...
How Many Of Roald Dahl’s 34 Books Have You Read?

How Many Of Roald Dahl’s 34 Books Have You Read?

If we were to put 100 of us ‘Children of the 80’s’ into a room, and we asked any that had never read a Roald Dahl book to leave, how many do you think ...
Ten of our favourite sit coms from the 80s

Ten of our favourite sit coms from the 80s

Growing up in the 80's meant we were lucky enough to be able to watch some great TV! - Renegades turned good, comedy family dramas, strange animals,ma ...
The 25 Biggest Selling Arcade Games Of The 1980’s

The 25 Biggest Selling Arcade Games Of The 1980’s

Most of us ‘Children of the 1980’s’ remember the ‘one more go’ feeling of inserting our hard earned coins into our favorite arcade cabinets. Or maybe ...
10 Xtreme Reasons We Loved The Centurions

10 Xtreme Reasons We Loved The Centurions

“PowerXtreme!” We recently published a list of ‘The Top 10 Greatest Cartoons Of The 1980’s’, and many of you bemoaned the exclusion of ‘The Cen ...
10 Of Our Favourite Beautiful Baywatch Characters

10 Of Our Favourite Beautiful Baywatch Characters

1) Mitch Buchannon (David Hasselhoff, seasons 1-9) David Hasselhoff was the only one who saw the potential in Baywatch. It was cancelled in 198 ...
Mario Is No Longer A Plumber, And People Can’t Take It

Mario Is No Longer A Plumber, And People Can’t Take It

Although some of you might dismiss this piece of news as trivial or not important, there are many Children of the 80’s who are absolutely dismayed at ...
12 ITV Kids Shows That You Might Have Forgotten About

12 ITV Kids Shows That You Might Have Forgotten About

If the Broom Cupboard wasn't your thing after school, you were probably over on the other channel seeing what CITV had to offer. They had some fantast ...
David Bowie’s 19 Most Streamed Songs

David Bowie’s 19 Most Streamed Songs

The death of David Bowie in January 2016 shook the world, but it also reignited a love for of the chameleon-like artist, encouraging fans both new and ...
12 Facts About The Back To The Future Trilogy That May Surprise You

12 Facts About The Back To The Future Trilogy That May Surprise You

For many of us ‘Children of the 1980’s’, the Back to the Future trilogy is a big part of our youth. From the classic original film to the futuristic ( ...
A New Starsky & Hutch TV Show Is Coming To Amazon

A New Starsky & Hutch TV Show Is Coming To Amazon

It has been revealed that a new Starsky & Hutch TV show is coming to Amazon. The new show, which is being described as ‘a character driven one-hou ...
10 Of The Best Breakfast Cereal Toys

10 Of The Best Breakfast Cereal Toys

Eating breakfast cereal these days is drab and dour compared to the excitement we had performing the same early morning task when we grew up during th ...
Remember Shane From Home And Away? Here Is What He Is Up To Nowadays  Copy  Copy

Remember Shane From Home And Away? Here Is What He Is Up To Nowadays Copy Copy

If you grew up in the 80's and 90's, chances are you will have at some point watched Home and Away. It was the other Aussie option when we were not gl ...
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