Revisiting The Music, Movies & Popular Culture Of 1988

Revisiting The Music, Movies & Popular Culture Of 1988

The year 1988, some 26 years ago, was heralded as one of the most noteworthy and entertaining during the 80s.

This amusing clip created by YouTube user thepeterson features all of the popular cultural landmarks that occurred in the year 1988.

His compilation is a reminder of an era where music had more melody, movies seemed more campy and fashion was a lot more memorable.

It was a year that saw the movies Beetlejuice, Die Hard, Who Framed Roger Rabbit, Rain Man hitting the big screen, whilst musicians like Gun N Roses, Crowded House, Metallica, Jane's Addiction, Michael Jackson, Bon Jovi, U2, Frank Zappa were arguably at the peak of their powers.

See how many songs, movies, celebrities and video games you remember - some are classics, some might force you to jog your memory.

And if you weren't old enough to have been around during that colourful era - here's the ultimate guide to what you missed out on.

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