Tuesday, May 21, 2013

25 Years Ago Today~Happy Anniversary

Tops Songs for 1988 were:
Sweet Child O' Mine-Guns N'Roses
Never Gonna Give You Up-Rick Astley
Roll With It-Steve Winwood
One More Try-George Michael
Anything For You-Gloria Estefan & Miami Sound Machine
Every Rose Has Its Thorn-Poison
Get Outta My Dreams, Get Into My Car-Billy Ocean
Man In The Mirror-Michael Jackson
Look Away-Chicago
The Flame-Cheap Trick

The top 3 songs on the Top 40 Chart List were:
1. Faith-George Michael
2. Need You Tonight-INXS
3. Got My Mind Set On You-George Harrison

US President:  Ronald Reagan
Vice President:  George Bush

Academy Award Winners:
Best Picture-Rain Man
Best Actor-Duston Hoffman (Rain Man)
Best Actress-Jodie Foster (The Accused)

Top Ten Grossing Movies 1988:
#1 Rain Man
#2 Who Framed Roger Rabbit
#3 Coming to America
#5 Twins
#6 Crocodile Dundee II
#7 Die Hard
#8 Cocktail
#9 The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad!
#10 Oliver & Company

On TV:
The Golden Girls
Married...With Children
Murphy Brown
The Wonder Years
China Beach
Star Trek:  The Next Generation
L.A. Law
The Cosby Show

Hot New Toys:
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Figurines
Micro Machines
Super Soaker
Power Drencher
Dino Riders

1988 Prices:
Bread:  $0.61/loaf
Milk:  $2.00/gal
Eggs:  $1.13/doz
Car:  $14,065
Gas:  $0.96/gal
House:  $138,300
Stamp:  $.025/ea
Avg Income:  $38,608yr
Min Wage:  $3.35/hr

DOW Avg:   2,169

May 21st, 1988  Two O'clock...we said I Do.

While a lot has changed since then, one thing remains the same... I do.


Beautifully Seaside // Formerly Chic Coastal Living said...

Awwwwww! Congratulations on your anniversary!! God bless you always! XOXO

Katie said...

happy anniversary!! what a fun post to include that!!

Jennifer said...

How sweet....congratulations on your anniversary!! It's amazing how fast time flies...

Brandi said...

Happy Anniversary, Lauren! I hope you have a beautiful day. I have most of those songs on my Ipod, and China Beach was my favorite show as a teen. It doesn't seem that long ago...

Jamie said...

Wow. Lots of changes in 25 years! Happy anniversary to you!

Sixty-Fifth Avenue said...

so fun! Happy Anniversary to you both!!

Lobster Meets Peach said...

Congratulations! I hope you have a wonderful anniversary!!!

Judy said...

congratulations! wow, i remember a lot of the stuff you listed...brings back many memories!

Unknown said...

This is so precious. What a neat tribute. Sort of want to go back to the 80s!!!

Tiffany @ Savor Home said...

Happy anniversary!! Gosh I still watch most of those TV shows!! They don't make them like they used to!

Cathy said...

Fabulous memories of growing up! Thank you for this post :)


Happy walker said...

visiting here with a smile~ =)

Regards, www.lonelyreload.com (A Growing Teenager Diary)

Preppy Empty Nester said...

Happy Anniversary sweet Lauren. This is a great post! I forgot all about George Michael!! What a trip down memory lane!

Karena said...

Congratulations dear friend!! I think anyone who makes it 25 years is a very special person these days. Love will win!

Love and hugs,
Art by Karena

www.4aroundthetable.com said...

I miss those television shows!! My son was born in 1988 .. oh goodness, where does the time go?? Congratulations! Wishing you a wonderful day and many more to come:)


Allison said...

Happy Anniversary Lauren! 25 years is a big one! I love to hear of long lasting marriages. So wonderful....

Surrounded-By-Boys said...

Happy Anniversary!

Megan // Honey We're Home said...

25 years! That is a major milestone Lauren! Congratulations to you both! Those flowers are gorgeous! :)