The Throwback Three at Three: What was happening in 1984?

Kick off the close of your work day with Kannon and the Throwback Three at Three! We all lived through it, but do you remember what was happening in 1984?

Start your drive home with Kannon and the Throwback Three at Three, where we feature the top three songs of any given year and throw it back to good times, great music and amazing memories! Do you remember what your were doing back in 1984? Because we sure don't.

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The top 10 t.v. shows of 1984:

1. Dynasty (ABC)
2. Dallas (CBS)
3. The Cosby Show (NBC)
4. 60 Minutes (CBS)
5. Family Ties (NBC)
6. The A-Team (NBC)
7. Simon & Simon (CBS)
8. Murder, She Wrote (CBS)
9. Knots Landing (CBS)
10. Falcon Crest (CBS)

The biggest toys of 1984:

1. Cabbage Patch Kids
2. Trivial Pursuit (specialty editions)
3. Transformers Action Figures
4. Duck Hunt Video Game
5. Tetris - the most popular video game of all time.

Did you know these cool things happened in 1984 too:

-Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles first appeared in comic books.
-The cost of a Superbowl ad in 1984: $368,000
-Michael Dell started selling Dell Computers, targeting small businesses and households instead of the high-end consumers like his competitors (IBM, Apple, Compaq).

Here's the top 10 movies of 1984:

1. Beverly Hills Cop
2. Ghostbuster
3. Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom
4. Gremlins
5. The Karate Kid
6. Police Academy
7. Footloose
8. Romancing The Stone
9. Star Trek III: The Search For Spock
10. Splash