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The '80s: The Decade That Made Us (2013– )

TV Mini-series | 360 min | Documentary

The '80s: The Decade That Made Us is the defining biography of a decade, as told through exclusive interviews with more than 40 icons, entertainers and innovators who shaped its identity.
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Updated Jun 13, 2013

Release date (First episode)
Apr 14, 2013 (United States)

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121 cast members
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Rob Lowe
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Kurt Andersen
Self - Co-Founder: Spy Magazine / Self - Writer and Journalist Self - Co-Founder: Spy Magazine / Self - Writer and Journalist   See fewer
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David Sirota
Self - Writer and Journalist Self - Writer and Journalist   See fewer
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5
Tom Brokaw
Self - NBC News Anchor: 1982-2004 Self - NBC News Anchor: 1982-2004   See fewer
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5
Jay Winik
Self - Historian Self - Historian   See fewer
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5
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5
Larry King
Self - Host: Larry King Now / Self Self - Host: Larry King Now / Self   See fewer
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5
Richard E. Grant
Narrator Narrator   See fewer
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5
David Brooks
Self - The New York Times Self - The New York Times   See fewer
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4
John Powers
Self - Vogue Self - Vogue   See fewer
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4
Larry Hagman
Self / Self - Interview: 2012 Self / Self - Interview: 2012   See fewer
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James Meigs
Self - Popular Mechanics Self - Popular Mechanics   See fewer
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4
Gil Troy
Self - Historian Self - Historian   See fewer
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Owen Gleiberman
Self - Entertainment Weekly Self - Entertainment Weekly   See fewer
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3
Zanny Minton Beddoes
Self - The Economist Self - The Economist   See fewer
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3
David Colton
Self - USA Today Self - USA Today   See fewer
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Steve Wozniak
Self - Co-Founder: Apple Self - Co-Founder: Apple   See fewer
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3
Seth Porges
Self - Science and Technology Writer Self - Science and Technology Writer   See fewer
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3
Ken Tucker
Self - Entertainment Weekly Self - Entertainment Weekly   See fewer
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3
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3
Jessica Shaw
Self - Entertainment Weekly Self - Entertainment Weekly   See fewer
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3
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3
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3
James Hohmann
Self - Reporter: Politico Self - Reporter: Politico   See fewer
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3
Allen Rosenshine
Self - CEO: BBDO Ad Agency - 1985-2004 Self - CEO: BBDO Ad Agency - 1985-2004   See fewer
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3
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3
Jim Cramer
Self - Host: CNBC's Mad Money Self - Host: CNBC's Mad Money   See fewer
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Jane Fonda
Self - Actress Self - Actress   See fewer
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3
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3
Matt Groening
Self / Self - Creator: The Simpsons Self / Self - Creator: The Simpsons   See fewer
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2
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2
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2
Donna Karan
Self - Fashion Designer Self - Fashion Designer   See fewer
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2
Jesse Jackson
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2
Ted Turner
Self - Founder: CNN Self - Founder: CNN   See fewer
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2
Nina Blackwood
Self - MTV VJ: 1981-1986 Self - MTV VJ: 1981-1986   See fewer
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2
Elvis Mitchell
Self - Film Critic Self - Film Critic   See fewer
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2
Richard Perle
Self - Assistant Secretary of Defense: 1981-1987 Self - Assistant Secretary of Defense: 1981-1987   See fewer
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2
Mike Eruzione
Self - Team Captain Self - Team Captain   See fewer
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1
Jim Craig
Self - Goaltender Self - Goaltender   See fewer
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1
David Adelberg
Self - Surgical Intern: 1981 Self - Surgical Intern: 1981   See fewer
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1
Skipp Townsend
Self - Former Crack Dealer Self - Former Crack Dealer   See fewer
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1
Ben Aaron
Self - Surgeon Self - Surgeon   See fewer
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1
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1
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1
Al Michaels
Self - Sports Commentator Self - Sports Commentator   See fewer
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1
George Shultz
Self - U.S. Secretary of State: 1982-1989 Self - U.S. Secretary of State: 1982-1989   See fewer
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1
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1
Suzanne Massie
Self - Reagan's Personal Advisor: 1984-1988 Self - Reagan's Personal Advisor: 1984-1988   See fewer
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1
Sam Donaldson
Self - ABC News Reporter Self - ABC News Reporter   See fewer
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1
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1
Milton Bearden
Self - Former CIA Station Chief Self - Former CIA Station Chief   See fewer
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1
Max Keiser
Self - Wall Street Trader - 1983-1990 Self - Wall Street Trader - 1983-1990   See fewer
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1
Peter Pry
Self - Former CIA Intelligence Officer Self - Former CIA Intelligence Officer   See fewer
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1
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1
Alan C. Greenberg
Self - CEO: Bear Sterns - 1978-2001 Self - CEO: Bear Sterns - 1978-2001   See fewer
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1
Leslie Lilien
Self - Jane Fonda Workout Instructor Self - Jane Fonda Workout Instructor   See fewer
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1
Mark Osler
Self - Former Federal Prosecutor Self - Former Federal Prosecutor   See fewer
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1
Sidney Galanty
Self - Director Self - Director   See fewer
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1
Joel Slemrod
Self - Economist Self - Economist   See fewer
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1
Barbara Ehrenreich
Self - Author Self - Author   See fewer
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1
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1
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1
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1
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1
David Blum
Self - Journalist Self - Journalist   See fewer
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1
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1
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1
Elizabeth Watson
Self - Houston Police Dept. - 1990-1992 Self - Houston Police Dept. - 1990-1992   See fewer
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1
Walter Isaacson
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1
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1
Ken Kragen
Self - Music Manager and Actvist Self - Music Manager and Actvist   See fewer
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1
Michael Rosenblatt
Self - A&R Director: Sire Records - 1982 Self - A&R Director: Sire Records - 1982   See fewer
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1
John Sculley
Self - Apple CEO: 1983-1993 Self - Apple CEO: 1983-1993   See fewer
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1
Walter Yetnikoff
Self - CBS Records President: 1975-1990 Self - CBS Records President: 1975-1990   See fewer
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1
Darryl McDaniels
Self - Run-DMC Self - Run-DMC   See fewer
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1
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1
Del Yocam
Self - Apple Executive: 1979-1989 Self - Apple Executive: 1979-1989   See fewer
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1
Jason King
Self - Music Critic Self - Music Critic   See fewer
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1
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1
Freddy De Mann
Self - Madonna's Manager: 1983-1997 Self - Madonna's Manager: 1983-1997   See fewer
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1
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1
Karen Nussbaum
Self - Women's Right Activist Self - Women's Right Activist   See fewer
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1
Bob Furnad
Self - CNN Executive: 1983-2001 Self - CNN Executive: 1983-2001   See fewer
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1
Calvin Klein
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1
Bruce Weber
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Tom Hintnaus
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Chip McClure
Self - Jessica's Father Self - Jessica's Father   See fewer
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Tony Clark
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Jeanne White
Self - Ryan White's Mother Self - Ryan White's Mother   See fewer
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Jimmy Wales
Self - Co-Founder: Wikipedia Self - Co-Founder: Wikipedia   See fewer
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1
Mary Alice Williams
Self - Former CNN Anchor Self - Former CNN Anchor   See fewer
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1
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David Jacobs
Self - Creator: Dallas Self - Creator: Dallas   See fewer
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Erichson Yaw
Self - U.S. Army: 1989 Self - U.S. Army: 1989   See fewer
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1
Bob Barnett
Self - President: Ameritech - 1983-1984 Self - President: Ameritech - 1983-1984   See fewer
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1
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Terry Mattingly
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Hans-Peter Spitzner
Self - Teacher Self - Teacher   See fewer
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Scott Erickson
Self - Field Engineer: 1983 Self - Field Engineer: 1983   See fewer
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Sam Shahid
Self - Calvin Klein: 1983-1992 Self - Calvin Klein: 1983-1992   See fewer
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Peggy Spitzner
Self - Daughter Self - Daughter   See fewer
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Peter Brinkman
Self - German Journalist Self - German Journalist   See fewer
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Julia Duin
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Lynne Cox
Self - Open Water Swimmer Self - Open Water Swimmer   See fewer
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Patrick Bossert
Self - Rubik's Cube Expert Self - Rubik's Cube Expert   See fewer
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Ed Salazar
Self - U.S. State Department: 1981-2009 Self - U.S. State Department: 1981-2009   See fewer
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1
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1
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Tony Hawk
Self - Professional Skateboarder Self - Professional Skateboarder   See fewer
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1
Peter Robinson
Self - Presidential Speechwriter: 1983-1988 Self - Presidential Speechwriter: 1983-1988   See fewer
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1
Stacy Peralta
Self - Film Director Self - Film Director   See fewer
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Esther Shapiro
Self - Creator: Dynasty Self - Creator: Dynasty   See fewer
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Patrick Meyer
Self - Marketing: Coca Cola - 1981-1987 Self - Marketing: Coca Cola - 1981-1987   See fewer
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Barbara Morgan
Self - Astronaut Self - Astronaut   See fewer
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Grace Corrigan
Self - Mother of Christa McAuliffe Self - Mother of Christa McAuliffe   See fewer
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Ken Duberstein
Self - White House Deputy Chief of Staff: 1987-1988 Self - White House Deputy Chief of Staff: 1987-1988   See fewer
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Joe McCann
Self - Executive: Pepsi Cola - 1980's Self - Executive: Pepsi Cola - 1980's   See fewer
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Ingeborg Elz
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8.3 / 10 | 463 votes