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80 Facts About the 80s

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In the new episode of List Show by Mental Floss, John Green presents viewers with 80 facts about the big haired, new wavy, Aqua Netted 1980s. Why did the Wendy's "Where's the Beef" lady get canned? What was Yoda named in early outlines for The Empire Strikes Back? How did Simon Le Bon get noticed in his audition for Duran Duran? How long did it take John Hughes to write the scripts for Sixteen Candles and Ferris Bueller's Day Off? These questions and 75 more are answered. 

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