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Noun1.1980s - the decade from 1980 to 19891980s - the decade from 1980 to 1989  
decade, decennary, decennium - a period of 10 years
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It wasn't until the late 1980s, when Murakami's and pop artist Nara's works began spreading overseas, that doors were truly opened to young artists from Japan in the US.
OTTAWA -- Job stability--measured by the proportion of people who worked for the same employer for at least one additional year--increased steadily during the 1990s, more than offsetting declines in the 1980s, according to a study by Statistics Canada.
* BROWSE VINTAGE MATERIAL: Read old fashion magazines from the 1920's 1970's, and 1980s as reference material.
Bathhouses like the one I visited became infamous for their role in spreading the AIDS virus in the 1980s. The.
The wording of CFA's petition on ATVs seems remarkably familiar to anyone who followed the ATV debate at CPSC in the 1980s. In the Monitor's view, there is little prospect that the current Commission would accede to the petition's demand that the federal government ban the use of adult-sized ATVs by anyone under 16 years of age.
The late 1980s saw the introduction of the curriculum stage when career education became part and parcel of the regular school curriculum.
Cineplex received a cash infusion from the Bronfman family during the go-go 1980s, and Drabinsky bought the Odeon chain, effectively reducing the competition for first-run films back to where it had been.
Early juries, during the 1980s, welcomed such projects, while ruthlessly criticizing entries that consisted merely of reports of the participation processes of housing committees.
Yet that is exactly what happened during the late 1980s and early 1990s.
The most recent acclaimed case was that of actor Gary Merrill, who took up residence in Managua's Inter-Continental in the 1980s and liked to wander the lobby in pre-dawn hours wearing a dress.
But the music kept evolving; in the 1980s, the primitive synthesizers and drum machines that characterized early disco grew more complex.
This is particularly clear if we consider the declining aid budgets of the GCC as the oil prices tumbled in the 1980s. To support this idea even further, remittances to Jordan and Syria, and aid to Jordan and Syria from the GCC were in decline during the 1980s.