12 Things You’ll Remember If You Grew Up In The 80s In Chicago

Think back to a time before smartphones and personal drones. Go back to the days of John Hughes movies, PAC-MAN, and pudding pops. If you grew up in Chicago during the 1980’s, then come aboard this nostalgic ride.

While the world was watching Ronald Reagan, Michael Jackson, and Mel Gibson, Chicago was focusing on a few other things, some great and some not so much. Read on for more information.

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Did you grow up in Chicago in the 1980’s? Share with us in the comments below what it was like for you to live here.