In honor of our very first FLASHBACK FRIDAY, I have chosen to rewind to (drumroll please....):
Why, you ask? Because my bestie, my partner-in-crime, my co-Bung Blog author and met and I became friends in 1986. This was the year we started 2nd grade together in Mrs. Cooper's class. It was the year that her little brother and my little sister were born (exactly 1 month apart from each other). It was the year that a Halloween costume wardrobe mishap brought us even closer together and bound us in a life-long friendship.
So, in honor of this wonderfully amazing year, I would like to take you all back....back to the day when the top hit songs of the time included:
That's What Friends Are For - Dionne & Friends
Walk Like An Egyption - The Bangles
You Give Love A Bad Name - Bon Jovi
Greatest Love of All - Whitney Houston
Kiss - Prince
Everybody Have Fun Tonight - Wang Chung (or as we like to call them, Wang Bung!)
What Have You Done For Me Lately - Janet Jackson
Venus - Bananarama
Take My Breath Away - Berlin
Papa Don't Preach - Madonna
True Colors - Cyndi Lauper
Fashion Trends included:
Baggy shirts, leggings, mini skirts, neon colors, and anything Madonna-esq.
The tv show Alf was launched:
We play Atari (not Nintendo):
And Nancy Reagan was fighting the war against drugs with her "Just Say No" campaign.
But most notably, two 2nd grade girls became
So today, in our first edition of Flashback Friday, we salute a significant year in our lives: