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15 Things You’ll Remember If You Grew Up In The 80s In Virginia

Growing up in the 80s meant a lot of things – jelly bracelets and Members Only jackets. Stonewashed jeans and Michael Jackson cassettes. Wishing you could sing like Madonna and really unfortunate hairstyles. The 80s were when the video arcade and the roller rink were the hottest places to hang out – only when you weren’t outside riding your bike. Most people who grew up in the 80s remember these things. But if you were in Virginia for the decade of breakdancing, the first Nintendo, and parachute pants, then here are a few more things you might recall. Remember when…?

Yep, there was just something special about growing up in Virginia! What are your favorite memories of the 80s in Virginia? Share some stories with us in the comments below!

Anna Strock
Virginia staff writer for Only in Your State, freelance writer and journalist. Even though Anna has lived other places, somehow Virginia is where she always seems to land.