In the mid-'80s, the Boston fund-raising consultant struck on a novel method for walkathon recruiting: workplace enlistment.
I struck up a friendship with him in the mid-'80s, and the first movie we ever worked together on was a movie called, Marvin & Tige, starring John Cassavetes and Billy Dee Williams.
Larralde's original is intimate and heartbreaking, as epic a song to his homeland as "In Your Eyes" is to us mid-'80s reminiscing John Cusack junkies.
MB: Well, one was a project that I worked on in the mid-'80s called Toga Rock, which was a bunch of classic rock songs that we put together for people who were throwing a Toga party.
Had Mr. Sirota considered the early-'80s "Incredible Hulk" TV show, he surely would have accused the show of tricking Americans into believing that scientists routinely transform themselves into growling green giants.
During the mid-'80s, the county promoted voluntary integration through magnet schools, which enabled parents to dispatch their kids to programs based on their interests, not their Zip codes.
"He's been ubiquitous since the mid- to late-'80s," said Doug Muzzio , a professor of public affairs at Baruch College.
The street had no street lights and no stop lights, said David Bouley , who opened a number of renowned restaurants in the neighborhood starting in the mid-'80s.
And I was one of the people who carried this music, like an ant, from the mid-'60s into the mid-'80s.
Amidst the flock of preppie peacocks—'80s East Coast kids in pink Polo shirts with upturned collars and Kelly green wide wales—I stood out in the crowd, brawny in ballsy brown.