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  • The megabit memory chip is introduced. 
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  • The Apple Macintosh is new 
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  • Trivial pursuit, lottery sweepstakes and guess clothes are in. 
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  • The movie rating "PG-13" is introduced 
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  • Androgynous rock singers become popular: Michael Jackson, Boy George, Prince, Annie Lennox 
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  • Ad for Softsoap: Ever wonder what you might pick up in the Shower? 
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  • Discovery becomes the third space shuttle 
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  • Quote from John McEnroe to a British tennis umpire: "Over a thousand officials to choose from, and I get a moron like you." 
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  • Reports from Harvard and Stanford indicate that inactivity increases heart and lung disease. 
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  • Michael Jackson earns $1.5 million for a Pepsi commercial which during the filming, his hair catches fire. 
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  • A pizza parlor customer keeps a promise when he splits his $6 million lottery winnings with a waitress. 

       
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