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Synonyms for 1980s

the decade from 1980 to 1989

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Compared with post World War II images of Japanese as suicidal kamikaze pilots or geisha, the 1960s fascination with Zen, and the 1980s fear that worker bee Japanese would put Americans out of work, today's image is an improvement, Schodt says.
Job stability was higher among men than women in the 1980s, but the gap between them had all but closed by 2001.
The last time public health officials worried about syphilis outbreaks among gay men was in the late 1970s and early 1980s, when bathhouses were in their prime.
The issue of refunds was thoroughly debated in the 1980s and rejected by the Commission.
The observation that mere information-giving was inadequate was also confirmed by two research studies that were conducted in the early 1980s to determine the need for career guidance in schools.
In the late 1970s and early 1980s there was still an audience for 16mm prints of classic Italian cinema and low-budget Canadian fare.
Still, many of the prize-winners who presented projects for urban renewal in the early 1980s have gone on to earn excellent reputations in professional and creative practice.
The same hospital chains that had treated addiction patients in the late 1980s treated patients for repressed trauma in the 1990s.
I wrote about this place in the 1980s, when it was an economically brain-dead Marxist enclave in which the only growth industry was the money supply, inflating so explosively that waiters stopped counting the vast piles of bills that it took to buy lunch.
That is, if the entire Arab world were a trading bloc and Israel another, Egypt chose to trade more with the Israelis than with the Arabs for most of the 1980s. Egypt was the only Arab trading partner with Israel from 1979 to 1991 (Put another way, outside of the Palestinians in the West Bank and Gaza, who are a captured market for the Israelis still, very minor trade with Jordan, and some unregistered trade with Lebanon and other Arab states via Cyprus).
In many respects, the 1980s appear to be the worst decade in banking since the Great Depression, while the 1990s could be rated as the best.
Anderson would have us believe that 1980s greed and the advent of video had something to do with bringing down the golden age of smut.
Much of the accounting news of the 1980s related to the congressional investigation of the profession, which was chaired by Congressman John Dingell (D-Mich.).
After a major push to upgrade public school systems in the 1970s and 1980s, many state and local governments reduced their efforts in the 1990s.
But squeaky-clean Goldman - renowned for its unequivocal refusal to participate in hostile takeovers during the M&A mania of the go-go 1980s - was America's Team, and each spot of mud on its uniform was magnified.