Take in a Few Sets From New Wave Day at the 1983 US Festival
The second and last US music festival was held over Memorial Day weekend 1983. It kicked off with a New Wave Day that featured INXS, Oingo Boingo, A Flock of Seagulls, Men at Work, The Clash and more.
Revisit Dan Aykroyd’s 1983 MTV Guest VJ Appearance
The actor spent an hour on MTV in May 1983 introducing music videos by Duran Duran, Michael Jackson, Prince and other artists, and also helping promote MTV’s contest tied in with his movie Doctor Detroit, which had just hit theaters.
We’re Still Melting With ‘Valley Girl’ 40 Years Later
The charming and funny Nicolas Cage/Deborah Foreman-led 1983 romantic comedy manages to remain both a product of its punk/New Wave era and still relatable to generations old and new in its story and its realistic characters.