70s Dance and Music


Donna Summer

1970 - 1979

Donna Summer is the undisputed queen of disco.

Saturday Night Fever

1977 - 1978

Saturday Night Fever is a 1977 American Dance film. It is based on a new York Times magazine.
It was directed by John Badham.

Fads of the 80s

1980 - 1981

Roos (Kangaroo tennis shoes)
Legwarmers worn over jeans
charm necklaces
Yo-Yo Sandals
jeans with the zippers up the legs
Aqua Net Hairspray
The British Invasion (U2, Duran Duran, Culture Club, A-Ha, etc)
Swatch Watches
Apple Computers
Rubik's Cube
Strawberry Shortcake
Guys with one earring
Care Bears
Jelly Shoes
Simon (the game)
Shasta soda
Neon (clothings, bracelets, signs, etc.)
Scrunch Socks
Schoolhouse Rock
Friendship Bracelets
Josie and the Pussycats
HOT stickers
Sock Sweat Bands
Mullets and Rat tails (long strip of hair in back of neck)
Slap Bracelets
Dungeons and Dragons
Hanging out at Video Arcades
Trapper Keepers
Big Hair Bows
Brat Pack
Bandana tied around one's leg
Ripped jeans
BBS (Bulletin Board Systems - Kind of like the Internet but text based )
Chuck E. Cheese
Where's the Beef
Hershey Kiss Lip Gloss
Valley Girl talk
Hungry Hungry Hippos
Teddy Ruxpin
Penny Loafers
Weird Al
American Gladiators
Lip Smackers
Goatee Beards
WWF Wrestling
Vans Tennis Shoes
Judy Blume books
Big Hair with lots of hairspray (including glam/hair metal bands)
Break Dancing
Brightly colored feather roach clips in hair
Denim Jackets
Muppet Babies
Michael Jackon type glitter gloves
Paint Pens
Ouija Boards
Having your collar up
Lace fingerless gloves (like Madonna wore)
Feathered Hair
California Raisins
Crush soda pop
Miami Vice Fashion
Weeble Wobbles
Skater Hair Cuts (lopsided haircuts)
Rainbow Brite
Hello Kitty
Koosh Balls
Wacky WallWalker
Connect Four
Scratch 'n Sniff Stickers
Leveraged Buyouts
Sticker Collections and Albums
Slip 'n Slide
"Just Say No"
Trivial Pursuit
Ray-Ban sunglasses
Tupperware Parties
Chia Pets
Alfred E.Neuman
Roller Skating Rinks
Parachute Pants
Sleeveless shirts
Sony Walkmans
Remote Control Cars
Pop Rocks
"Members Only" jackets
New Wave music
John Hughes Movies (Sixteen Candles, Breakfest Club, etc.)
Horror Movies (Nightmare on Elm Street, Friday the 13th, etc.),
Boom Boxes / Ghetto Blasters
Big Shoulder Pads
Pee Wee Herman
Polaroid cameras
Bomb disaster drills at schools
Cabbage Patch Dolls
Garbage Pail Kids
Army Ants
The Preppy look
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
"Totally awsome!"
My Little Pony
Crocodile Dundee Hats
Sweater on Waist
'Baby on Board' Signs
Doc Marten Lace-Up Shoes (army boots)
Beauty Moles


The Nutbush

1970 - 1979

The Nutbush was called The Madison in the 1950s but The Nutbush in the 70s,

The Hustle

1972 - 1973

The Hustle was made in 1972, but only became popular in 1975

80 s dances

1980 - 1981

Nutbush City Limit - Tina Turner
Time Warp



1970 - 1978

The band Queen formed to make one of the best bands in history. Singing Another one bites the dust, We will rock you and numerous other great songs.

Stayin' Alive

1977 - 1978

Stayin' Alive was released on 13 of December 1977 by the Gee Gees. It climbed to the top of the Billboard hot 100 and stayed there for 4 weeks. Partly because of it's place in Saturday Night Fever.

Heroes song

1977 - 1978

The Heroes song was made in 1977 by David Bowie

The Day Disco Died

1979 - 1980

Some call the 18th of July he day disco died. Because of an anti-disco campaign. it was were you could bring a old record pay a 98c administration fee. The records were collected and "blown up"

Top 10 songs of the 80s

1980 - 1981

1, Billie Jean
2. Into the grove
3. Super Freak
4. Beat It
5. Funkytown
6. Sweet dreams
7. Don't you want me
8. Tainted love
9. like a virgin
10. Blue Monday


1980 - 1981

MTV was airing more than 300 videos per day.

Wham! in China

1980 - 1981

The Wham! was the first band to preform in China.

Michael Jackson

1982 - 1983

Michael Jackson's popularity soars after the release of "Thriller".