The time period saw great social, economic, and general change as wealth and production migrated to newly industrializing economies.
Terroristattacks *The Rome and Vienna airport attacks take place on December 27, 1985 against the Israeli El Al airline. The attack was done by militants loyal to Abu Nidal, backed by the government of Libya *The 1983 Beirut barracks bombing - during the Lebanese Civil War two truck bombsstruck separate buildings housing United States and French military forces killing 299 American and French servicemen. The organization Islamic Jihad claimed responsibility for the bombing.
*1984 anti-Sikh riots in India, committed by Hindu militants against Sikhs in response to the assassination of Indian Prime Minister Indira Gandhi by a Sikh militant. Thousands of people are killed and tens of thousands of Sikhs became displaced persons.
Wars TheColdWar *Soviet war in Afghanistan (1979–1989) - a war fought between the Soviet Union and the Islamist Mujahideen Resistance in Afghanistan. The mujahideen found other support from a variety of sources including the Central Intelligence Agencyof the United States (see Operation Cyclone), as well as Saudi Arabia, Pakistan, and other Muslim nations through the context of the Cold War and the regional India-Pakistan conflict. *The United States launched an aerial bombardment of Libya in 1986 in retaliation for Libyan support of terrorism and attacks on US personnel in Germany and Turkey.
The fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989 marked the beginning of German reunification.
1980 Turkishcoupd'état The 12 September 1980 Turkish coup d'état, headed by Chief of the GeneralStaff General KenanEvren ,was the third coup d'état in the history of the Republicafter the 1960 coupand the 1971 "Coup by Memorandum".
Music The 1980s saw the emergence of pop,dance music and New Wave. As the term disco fell out of fashion in the decade's early years. MICHAEL JACKSON MADONNA
GUNS N ROSES WHITNEY HOUSTON
MOVIES Themost popular movies. THE MASK BATMAN
THE POLICE ACADEMY SERIES TEEN WOLF
STAR WARS SERIES SUPERMAN
FRIDAY THE 13TH HALLOWEEN
The“must-haves” of 1980 VIDEO CASETTE RECORDER BOOMBOX
WALKMAN RUBIK’S CUBE
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