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Looking back on 1985…


1985Today I’m turning 28! I’m an 80’s baby, 1985 to be exact. I graduated high school 10 years ago… silent pause. I was born in the wonderful era of big hair, neons and leotards… all trends that the fabulous Beyonce is keeping in style these days. I thought I’d just take a moment to walk down memory lane with you. Some nostalgic facts about the year I was born… and let’s just say some of the best movies came out in 1985. Oh, and my state killed it in sports!

President: Ronald Reagan
The Titanic was found September 1st, 1985
Average Cost of a House: $89,331
Gas: $1.09 per gallon
Milk: $2.31 per gallon
Eggs: $0.60 per dozen
Movie Ticket: $2.75… I pay $13 at the Arclight right now!
Movies: Out of Africa, Back to the Future, The Breakfast Club, The Color Purple and The Goonies!
Les Miserables premieres in London October 8th
Football Champions: San Francisco 49ers
NBA Champions: LA Lakers
Miss America: Sharlene Wells of Salt Lake City
Popular T.V. Shows: Who’s The Boss, Family Ties, The Golden Girls and Cheers
Pop Artist: Madonna, single Like a Virgin
Hottest Fashion Icons: Christie Brinkley and Elle McPherson
Cinnabon was founded… could this be why I have a love for cinnamon rolls? Nah, I think we all do.
Dolce & Gabbana launched their first women’s collection


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7 responses to Looking back on 1985…

  1. Zan
    July 30, 2013

    GREATEST BIRTH I’VE EVER HEARD OF. 😉 Mi vida, mi Eden. Love you and thanks for making every day brighter and worth living. PS on July 30th, when you were getting your first diaper put on, I was eating popcorn and Milk Duds at the movie theater, watching Back to the Future!!! Seriously!! haha

  2. Kim
    July 30, 2013

    Happy Birthday to a brilliant and beautiful lady! 🙂 May this year bring much love, laughs and many, many more blessings.

  3. Heather J
    July 30, 2013

    Happy Birthday! I’m an ’85 baby as well. 28 has been a good year for me so far. Enjoy it!

  4. Happy belated Birthday, Eden!!! Hope you had the most amazing day. Love this little round-up. Love, love, love Les Mis! I just saw it live a couple weeks ago and was in awe. Brilliant.

  5. August 9, 2013

    Happy belated birthday, beauty!! Here’s to many more fun get-togethers in the year ahead! oxo

  6. Ruthie
    August 12, 2013

    Ahhhh, the Goonies. I turned 28 in May too and can.not.believe I graduated high school 10 years ago. Hope you had a fabulous birthday!!

    1. Eden
      August 12, 2013

      I know right?! Where’d the time go?? Seems like yesterday…I totally feel like my mom saying that, but it does! Oh and yes, the Goonies is pretty much amazing 🙂

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