Let’s Pretend it’s 1988

Posted by | on July 30, 2008

A multimedia pop-culture journey through 1988 – from advertisements, to movies and television, fashion and more… re-live 1988 with Nostalgiaholic…

Let's Pretend it's 1988

We interrupt the smurfs to bring you a couple of circa 1988 commercials including a classic NES Zelda commercial.

Let’s continue with this theme and check out what Saturday Morning Cartoons were like in 1988.

And this 5 minute vintage commercial montage from 1988 that brought back some long lost memories…including Zach the Lego Maniac.

big movieBig featuring Tom Hanks made everyone my age want the same thing: To own a giant keyboard like this one.

Beetlejuice was another big movie this year. Remember Day-O ?

Other top movies from ’88 include: Who Framed Roger Rabbit?, Die Hard, and Rain Man.

NWA was Straight Outta Compton.

One hit wonders of 1988 included: Pump Up the Volume, Don’t Worry Be Happy, and It Takes Two – Rob Base!.

it takes 2 videoWatch the Rob Base video to see how awesome rap used to be when you could really dance to it.

I get stupid…I mean outrageous. Stay away from me…If you’re contagious.
- Rob Base

(I still dance like it’s 1988 and I’m in a Rob Base video).

As you view the videos don’t forget to check out the acid washed jeans and poofy hair.

Hit it!

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