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'Top Gun' Sequel Gets A Release Date And A Title And We're On The Highway To The Danger Zone

Tom Cruise was easily the definitive star of the 80s and 90s. He had a lot of huge hits, but few were as amazing and iconic as Top Gun. Watching them fly their planes and play beach volleyball was super entertaining, and because it's 2018, of course they are planning to bring it back in some way. Nothing is safe from a reboot, remake or sequel, especially if Tom Cruise has a say. The Mission Impossible franchise is on its sixth movie now, with Cruise happily performing his own stunts and continuing to defy danger, but apparently that's not enough.


12 Secrets About He-Man That Will Make You Say "By The Power Of Grayskull"

If you're a child of the 80s, you almost definitely grew up on He-Man And The Masters Of The Universe." The story of Prince Adam of Eternia defending Castle Grayskull from the evil forces of Skeletor kept us captivated with its ridiculous characters and colorful action scenes, even though it was just an excuse to sell us toys. You may have seen all 153 episodes, we're willing to bet there's a few things you didn't know about it!Skeletor is He-Man's uncleMattelThe comics hinted at this, and in the 2002 remake of the cartoon, it was revealed that Skeletor is


14 Toys That Will Make All 80s Kids "Oh Yeah, That"

Are the toys that kids play with today really "toys?" Can a drone classify as a toy? The answer is no. They're gadgets, and yes there is a difference. When we were growing up, we had to have imagination. We were given a yo-yo and told to "have fun." Really? With this piece of plastic on a string? But we somehow managed and now we're (kinda) well-rounded adults. These were some of the toys we had growing up, and even if you don't remember them now, you will after reading this list. 1. Food FightersDeath By ToysWhen people say "hot


There's Going To Be A 'Ghostbusters' Version Of Pokemon Go And We Know Who We're Gonna Call

Watching Ghostbusters as a kid basically meant that we all believed in ghosts to some extent. Sure, we knew Slimer wasn't going to come around the corner because Spengler had him under control, but also, what if he did? We weren't about to get caught off guard, so we spent all our free time rewatching the movie, catching up on the cartoon, and playing with every Ghostbusters-themed toy we could find to make sure our ghost catching skills were up to snuff. Personally, I know that I had countless dreams where I would be chasing the ghosts around my neighborhood


20 Facts That Will Make You Feel Like Decades Passed While You Weren't Looking

They say that time passes more quickly the older you get, and considering that with every passing year I get increasingly jealous of how well Betty White has aged compared to me, I'm starting to feel like that's a legit thing. Live footage of me, right nowGiphyAnd as we get older, there are all sorts of interesting facts that start popping up to remind us that time is slipping away from us, and clearly it's all the younger generation's fault. Here are some of the things that are forcing us to ask "just where has the time gone?"Also me.


12 Normal Things 80s Kids Did At School That Just Aren't Allowed Anymore

Times sure have changed from the 80's. It seems as though everything has become dependent on technology and there's been a crazy increase in helicopter parenting. So what's changed in the school world? Can it really be that different? The answer is yes. Things have definitely gotten a little more strict and little less fun-loving since we were in grade school. And who knows? Maybe it's justified. But honestly it just seems like today's kids are missing out!Here are some totally normal things we'd do at school in the 80's but would not fly today. 1. Actually Choosing a


We Finally Have An Explanation For Die Hard's Biggest Plot Hole

After Die Hard was released in theaters in 1988, it became one of the biggest action movies of all time. And that still holds true today. Whether you watch it every Christmas or when you have a hankering to see Bruce Willis kick some ass, there's no doubt that Die Hard never gets boring. At the time, Bruce Willis was known for the TV series Moonlighting, but this film skyrocketed him into stardom. Hollywood ReporterDie Hard became so popular that it was followed by four sequels, and there may be one more in the works. As great as the original


12 Perfumes That Will Transport You Right Back To The 80s

Our sense of smell is closely linked with our memories which explains why we get flooded with nostalgia every time we smell something associated with our past. If you grew up in the 80s, you'll recall that people did not settle for basic. Everything from their hair and clothes to the perfume they wore were far from subtle. Designers took advantage of this brazenness and created some strong scents that matched. They also didn't hold back on the controversial names and bizarre campaigns. AmazonPeople in the 80s embraced these scents and grew very fond of them. In fact, Andy Warhol


'Heathers' Reboot Pushed Back "Out Of Respect"

The 1988 movie Heathers was basically the original Mean Girls. Winona Ryder, Shannen Doherty, Lisanne Falk, and Kim Walker played a clique of high school girls who were the epitome of terrifying teens. Ryder's character, Veronica, misses her old friends and hates that she's part of the Heathers. Her psychotic boyfriend J.D., played by Christian Slater, goes around killing all the people he doesn't like, which includes the Heathers. Ah, to be young again! The movie is a cult classic, and gave us iconic lines like "What's your damage?" and "f--k me gently with a chainsaw..." But people were


Time To Get Back To Work Because '9 To 5' Is Getting Remade, And You'll Actually Be Excited For It

Watching 9 To 5 as a young woman was always a fun experience. There was something so satisfying about watching these three smart women work together to take down their corrupt boss .Sure, we could argue about the legalities of them holding their boss captive, but what's the fun in that! He was a bad man who was lying, blackmailing, and was just all around evil, so the fact that they had to trap him to find out that he was embezzling money from the company is not the point. My main takeaway, as a younger girl who didn't understand