1980-1989 Mr. Pop Video Timeline
Follow the Mr. Pop video timeline into the Ronald Reagan era – the economy improved and inflation was in check. Top-40 radio was back – this time – on FM. It was the era of, “Farm Aid,” “Band Aid” & “We Are The World.” Madonna. Compact discs displaced records and cassettes. Early in the decade - music videos made a giant leap with a cable channel dedicated to the format – MTV. It was the true beginning of the Cable-TV era – with dedicated start-ups such as CNN, TBS & TNT among many others. Personal Computers and companies such as IBM & Apple were making leaps, as well as software companies such as Microsoft. Rap music began to take hold. Cell phone service began & became more and more popular.
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