Year In History Prints for the 1980's Choose Year Between 1980 & 1989
1980 - 1989 Year In History Personalized Print features news events, prices, popular movies and music, and famous names born that year. This item can be personalized with a message at the top above "Taking You Back In Time", a name and DOB in the "Born This Year" section, and photos in the center.
Once we complete your personalized year in history print we will send it to you as a JPEG digital file to the e-mail address associated with your order. You can then use the digital file to print from home, have professionally printed, or send to a friend or loved one via e-mail.
We also sell laminated copies in quantities of 2, 4, or 10. If you purchase a laminated copy you will still receive the PDF/JPEG via e-mail which we will ask you to look over and approve prior to us shipping your laminated copies. Laminated versions are printed onto 11 x 8.5 inch cardstock and laminated with a 5 mil lamination pouch.
Please use the customization forms above to include your personalized info and photos. If you do not include any extra info we will send you a standard print. Personalized prints usually take 24 to 48 hours for us to complete. Standard prints can usually be sent same-day.
1980 - For Those Born In 1980 Ronald Reagan elected President of the USA, CNN becomes the first 24 hour News Station, and the release of Pac-Man arcade game were important events.
1981 - Sandra Day O’Connor becomes the first female justice on the Supreme Court, Muhammad Ali finally retires with a career record 55-5, and Iran releases 52 American hostages.
1982 - On this print, the Weather Channel airs for the first time on cable television, Time Magazine’s man of the year is The Computer, and Yassar Arafat is elected the President of the Palestinian National Council.
1983 (35th Birthday) - Cabbage Patch dolls are sold and become a success, Swatch introduced their first watches , and US Space Shuttle Challenger is launched on its maiden flight carrying Sally Ride, the first woman in space.
1984 - For Those Born In 1984 Indian Prime Minister Indira Ghandi is assassinated, the MTV Video Music Awards started, the Olympic Games are held in Los Angeles and the USSR and Soviet Block boycott the games.
1985 - Some examples of facts included are a joint American-French expedition locates the wreck of the RMS Titanic and the Live Aid concerts in Philadelphia and London raise over $50 million for famine relief in Ethiopia.
1986 - In 1986, British surgeons perform the first triple transplant (heart, lung, and liver), the Soviet nuclear reactor at Chernobyl explodes on April 26, and the experimental plane Voyager completes the first nonstop around the world flight.
1987 - Examples on this print include disposable contact lenses become available for commercial distribution and the US Stock Market crashes on October 19th, stock markets around the world follow with falls.
1988 (30th Birthday) - The US Stealth Bomber is unveiled, Benazir Bhutto is elected to be Prime Minister of Pakistan, and the Soviet Red Army withdraws from Afghanistan are examples of info found on this print.
1989 - During this year George Bush Senior becomes president of the USA, the fall of the Berlin Wall brings about the collapse of the East German government, Nintendo begins selling the Game Boy in Japan.
I bought this as a gift for my son-in-law's birthday. I thought it would be awesome for him to be able to see what was happening in the world the year he was born. Ordering process was simple. I uploaded my personal photos, chose what message I wanted at the top and the pdf was emailed to me the next day. I was able to download it and print it off. It makes a great personalized gift. Will definitely order again.
My two coworkers loved their gifts. I will be ordering again!
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