After Star Trek: The Next Generation premiered in 1987, Disney tried their hand at a sci-fi series with a starship manned by a crew of teenagers who are off to colonize a new planet to escape the dying planet Earth. The Wonderful World of Disney presented a two-night event: “Earth Star Voyager.”
The 80s was full of movies showcasing the plight of the modern teenager… and John Hughes was the master. Unfortunately, John Hughes didn’t make this one. What do you get when you cross a story about a boy wanting to be popular with good old-fashioned almost-prostitution? Can’t Buy Me Love!
Lace up your dancing shoes and get ready to shake your maracas… it’s time for Dirty Dancing! Nobody puts our podcast in a corner…
The life of up-and-coming rock ‘n’ roll prodigy Ritchie Valens was cut tragically short on “The Day the Music Died,” but his memory lives on in the 1987 biopic La Bamba starring Lou Diamond Phillips.