Thursday Thirteen, 1980’s Invention Edition

This Thursday Thirteen is all about inventions / new products in the 1980’s.

Tighten up your Hammer Pants, tie down your Wake Me Up Before You Go Go t-shirt and Pour Some Sugar On Me…

Let’s go!

13.  First Cabbage Patch Kid sold (1983)

12. Hepatitis B vaccine created (1980)

11. The first IBM-PC invented (1981)

10.  The CR-Rom invented (1984)

9.  The first Apple Macintosh invented (1984)

8.  The first Windows application invented (1985)

7.  The first disposable camera invented by Fuji (1986)

6.  Digital cellular phones invented (1988)

5.  Disposable contact lenses invented (1987)

4.  Prozac invented (1988)

3.  Hi Definition TV invented (1989)

2.  CD’s and CD players (1982)

1.  Post-it Notes (1980)

Have any more???


One thought on “Thursday Thirteen, 1980’s Invention Edition

  1. ladyfi March 21, 2011 / 12:45 pm

    Gosh, computers are phones are so much a part of our lives that it’s easy to forget they are a fairly recent invention… Do you think there is a connection between phones, computers and the first Prozac? 😉


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