The Hidden Hits Hour - Show 18 (October 22, 2018)

Today's show features Hidden Hits from the 1980s. Music from the decade that saw:

The first Space Shuttle, Columbia, lifted off in 1981; American president Ronald Reagan and Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev eased tensions between the two superpowers, leading to the end of the Cold War; The fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989, which was considered to be one of the most momentous events of the 1980s; In 1981, the IBM Personal Computer was released; In 1985, the Live Aid concert was held in order to fund relief efforts for the famine in Ethiopia during the time Mengistu Haile Mariam ruled the country; Ukraine and much of the world was filled with radioactive debris from the 1986 Chernobyl disaster; The Iran–Iraq War lead to over one million dead and $1 trillion spent.