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A ride To Coney Island 1987

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Great video.

 

Ah, Bay Parkway, my old stop.

 

I was waiting to see The Warriors pop out somewhere at Coney.

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Great Vid.. I work out of Stillwell Ave. doing the refuse truck... I used to take the D from Herald Square, but I got used to taking the B to the Q...

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Such a amazing video, it is very amazing how a train such as the R40s changed within time.

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Hey i remember Eldoro's bumper car ride place. It where you "Bump your a ss" off lol.

 

OK ladies and gents some more facts as we go back to time machine in summer of 1987.

 

Ronald Reagan was US President. VP was George HW Bush, Senior.

Mario Cuomo (Dad of current Governor Andrew) was also the head man of the state then.

Ed Koch was mayor(like current mayor Mike Bloomberg)in middle of unpopular 3rd and last term.

 

NYC subway and bus fare was $1.00

 

Big headline news in summer of 1987.

 

Iran-Contra Scandal.

 

Maragret Thacther elected for 3rd term as UK Prime Minster.

 

Earthquakes near LA killing 6 and leaving at least 100 people injuried.

 

TV teleministers scandal headlined by Jim Baker mess.

 

Jury Selection begins in infamous Howard Beach racial murder the previous December in 1986.

 

 

 

Sports

Mets finish disappointing 2nd place in NL East (no wild card then)after winning 1986 world series.

Yanks finish 4rd in AL East.

Lakers win 1987 NBA Finals.

Oilers win 1987 NHL Stanley Cup

 

Hit songs of summer of 1987

"I think we alone now" Tiffany

"Head to Toe" Lisa Lisa and Cult Jam

"Only in My Dreams" Debbie Gibson

"I Need Love" LL Cool J

"Nothing will stop us now" Starship

"Shakedown" (theme from Beverly Hills Cop 2) Bob Sager

"With or Without you" U2

"Wanted dead or alive" Bon Jovi

"Always" Atlantic Starr

"I Heard a Rumor" Bananarama

"La Bamba" Los Lobos

 

Summer of '87 Hit Movies

Beverly Hills Cop 2

Robocop

Untouchables

La Bama

Predator

 

Hit TV shows

Cosby

A Different World

Growing Pains

Cheers

Family Ties

60 Minutes

Moonlighting

LA Law

 

Hope guys you now know an idea of life in NYC and America 25 years ago in 1987 even if you were not yet born.

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Hey i remember Eldoro's bumper car ride place. It where you "Bump your a ss" off lol.

 

OK ladies and gents some more facts as we go back to time machine in summer of 1987.

 

Ronald Reagan was US President. VP was George HW Bush, Senior.

Mario Cuomo (Dad of current Governor Andrew) was also the head man of the state then.

Ed Koch was mayor(like current mayor Mike Bloomberg)in middle of unpopular 3rd and last term.

 

NYC subway and bus fare was $1.00

 

Big headline news in summer of 1987.

 

Iran-Contra Scandal.

 

Maragret Thacther elected for 3rd term as UK Prime Minster.

 

Earthquakes near LA killing 6 and leaving at least 100 people injuried.

 

TV teleministers scandal headlined by Jim Baker mess.

 

Jury Selection begins in infamous Howard Beach racial murder the previous December in 1986.

 

 

 

Sports

Mets finish disappointing 2nd place in NL East (no wild card then)after winning 1986 world series.

Yanks finish 4rd in AL East.

Lakers win 1987 NBA Finals.

Oilers win 1987 NHL Stanley Cup

 

Hit songs of summer of 1987

"I think we alone now" Tiffany

"Head to Toe" Lisa Lisa and Cult Jam

"Only in My Dreams" Debbie Gibson

"I Need Love" LL Cool J

"Nothing will stop us now" Starship

"Shakedown" (theme from Beverly Hills Cop 2) Bob Sager

"With or Without you" U2

"Wanted dead or alive" Bon Jovi

"Always" Atlantic Starr

"I Heard a Rumor" Bananarama

"La Bamba" Los Lobos

 

Summer of '87 Hit Movies

Beverly Hills Cop 2

Robocop

Untouchables

La Bama

Predator

 

Hit TV shows

Cosby

A Different World

Growing Pains

Cheers

Family Ties

60 Minutes

Moonlighting

LA Law

 

Hope guys you now know an idea of life in NYC and America 25 years ago in 1987 even if you were not yet born.

 

 

 

 

 

Hey Dan maybe you can buy me that new spell check for X-mas lol.

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