He was the lasy US prez I acxtually liked. After him....well...nuf said.
The regan years were good. He did bring back national pride and self confidence, something we badly needed after Nam, Watergate, the Disco era, the Me
Infamous and fond moments of the regan years:
Assasasination attempt which he survived.
Release of iran hostages (note how quick the Iranians got rid of them as soon as they knew a Republican was getting elected....)
First human heart transplant sucessfully occurs
Star Wars becomes more than a trilogy sci fi flick
ET is a big hit
Michael jackson national Idol despite his chimps, Llama, and oxygen tanks
New Wave all the rage
War on Drugs suddenly made dope smoking hippies martyrs and guerilla warriors
We bombed Libya. Now THAT was cool.
We suddenly became familiar with crazy terrorists with funny hats.
Stock market suffers Black Monday
AIDS becomes public knowledge
Children abductees make nation headlines
Crack an epidemic on the streets
Central American shadow wars peak
Iran Contra Scandal
The 1984 Elections
Suddenly, people payed attention if it was Made in America
Stuff made in Japan was no longer Jap Crap
Japanese kick our asses in Car market, 80's American cars total crap
Atari, Nintendo, Sega.........
a Polish Pope
His daughter in Playboy mag
I hit puberty
Those anti drug commercials featuring frying eggs..."this is your brain...this is your brain on drugs....any questions?" gave more people on drugs
the munchies than they did suggest it was a good idea to quit....
Mullets and cherry red Cameros all the rage with the white trash crowd....and still are
For the first time in years, we could actually talk about Nam...
Multiple Rocky sequels.....after Rocky 3, was waiting for rocky 4 where he kicked some Libyans ass......
Arnie....gets big...becomes physical fitness councilman for prez....who better to promote fitness? Much better than Richard Simmons, Clintons
Hell, i could go on and on. You get the picture.