Throwback Thursday 1987

It’s Throwback Thursday time and today we are going to hop in the way back machine and set it for the year 1987.  Why 1987 you may ask.  Well, it’s the year I graduated high school so why not.

Throwback Thursday 1987


World Events

Me graduating high school almost made the top 10 list coming in at number 11.  Here’s what else was going on back in 1987.

dowjones460x276 1.  Dow Jones tops 2,000 for the first time and then drops 22.6% on “Black Monday”
2.  Gallon of gas costs $0.89
3.  Fox Broadcasting debuts
4.  John Elway’s “The Drive” to win Super Bowl 21
5.  SMU football receives death penalty
6.  Jim Baker steps down from PTL after affair with Jessica Hahn
7.  Oliver North admits to Iran-Contra affair
8.  Prozac first released in US
9.  Andy Warhol dies
10.  Platoon wins Academy Award for best picture



The 80’s featured some good and a lot of bad music.  That’s to be expected when you have a Lisa Lisa and the Cult Jam on the charts.  Here’s a link to the top 100 songs of 1987 and I’ve highlighted some of my favorites.

the bangles19871.  Walk Like an Egyptian – The Bangles
2.  Here I Go Again – Whitesnake
3.  Livin’ on a Prayer – Bon Jovi
4.  With or Without You – U2
5.  Keep Your Hands to Yourself – Georgia Satellites
6.  The Way It Is – Bruce Hornsby
7.  Big Time – Peter Gabriel
8.  Alone – Heart
9.  Don’t Dream It’s Over – Crowded House
10.  Lady In Red – Chris De Burgh



Some memorable shows got their start in 1987.  Here’s a link to all of them and I’ve again highlighted some of the more notable shows.

Full_House19871.  Full House
2.  Married With Children
3.  21 Jump Street
4.  Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
5.  A Different World
6.  Thirtysomething
7.  Duck Tales
8.  My Two Dads
9.  The Tracey Ullman Show
10.  Remote Control




Robin Wright

Robin-wright-penn-buttercup-in-love1987Easily #1 on my list of babes from 1987 in maybe the best movie ever made The Princess Bride.

The Place – bunch of pics

Daily Motion – bikini scene

Nudography – has she done nudity?





Sean Young

sean young1987She always had that special mix of being hot and crazy.  I can’t be the only one who thinks so.  Anyway, in 1987 she was in the awesome movie No Way Out.

The Place – bunch of pics

YouTube– funny, the guy in this movie was just killed the other night on The Blacklist (he was Berlin)

Nudography – has she done nudity?




Lisa Bonet

Lisa BonetIf you were a male over the age of 14 in 1987 you no doubt thought seeing the daughter from The Cosby Show in Angel Heart was one of the greatest things ever.

Famous Fix – bunch of pics

YouTube – Angel Heart scene

Nudography – has she done nudity?




Christina Applegate

christina_applegate1987Married With Children was really one of the first shows I remember that kind of went sexy white trash.

Vibe – bunch of pics

YouTube – Married With Children scenes

Nudography – has she done nudity?





Justine Bateman

Justine Bateman1987She was on the hit show Family Ties and I certainly had a crush on her.

Fan Pix – bunch of pics

YouTube – Family Ties scenes

Nudography – has she done nudity?






Jami Gertz

Jami Gertz1987I had to throw Jami on the list as she’s a fellow Chicagoan.  Plus who didn’t love the movie Less Than Zero back in the day.

Best Eye Candy – bunch of pics

YouTube – best pics of the 80’s

Nudography – has she done nudity?





Kirstie Alley

Kirstie Alley1987No list from 1987 would be complete without including Kirstie Alley.  Sure she’s not what she once was, but my oh my what she once was was pretty good.

DJ Mick – bunch of pics

YouTube – hot clips

Nudography – has she done nudity?






That’s concludes another edition of Throwback Thursday.  As always we welcome you compliments.