fbpx

Timeline: 1985 – Back to the Future, MacGyver, and Michael Jordan

Sep 13, 2020
1458 Views

Weird History is taking you back to the year 1985. We are mid-80s, the middle of the decade would be the catalyst for such great movies as Back to the Future and Rambo: First Blood Part II, Mike Tyson’s first professional fight, and the start of such great 80s TV hits like MacGyver.

Take a trip back to 1985 with us as we cover the news, culture, sports, entertainment, and all that was weird in the year 1985.

Second Leaders’ Debate: Jacinda Ardern More Assertive, But Judith Collins’ One-Liners Won
Election 2020, News
33 views
Election 2020, News
33 views

Second Leaders’ Debate: Jacinda Ardern More Assertive, But Judith Collins’ One-Liners Won

News Desk - Oct 02, 2020

Power Play - Last night's Newshub debate felt more like a "pub quiz" at times for Jacinda Ardern, but she…

Court Action Brings Hope to Mataura Residents of Toxic Waste Dispute Resolution
Community, Mataura
264 views
Community, Mataura
264 views

Court Action Brings Hope to Mataura Residents of Toxic Waste Dispute Resolution

News Desk - Oct 01, 2020

There is renewed hope Mataura may finally be freed of the burden of more than 10,000 tonnes of potentially toxic…

Partial Reverse of Livestock Ban if Labour Elected – O’Connor
Election 2020, Farming
83 views
Election 2020, Farming
83 views

Partial Reverse of Livestock Ban if Labour Elected – O’Connor

News Desk - Oct 01, 2020

The Minister of Agriculture has unveiled policy that would allow some live cattle exports to be permitted from late next…

Twelve New Cases of Covid-19 Today, All in Managed Isolation
Covid-19, News
120 views
Covid-19, News
120 views

Twelve New Cases of Covid-19 Today, All in Managed Isolation

News Desk - Oct 01, 2020

There are 12 new cases of Covid-19 in New Zealand today, all in managed isolation. Director of Public Health Dr…

Meridian Energy Offered Rio Tinto More Than $60m of Savings For Tiwai Point Smelter
Business, Election 2020
2474 views
Business, Election 2020
2474 views

Meridian Energy Offered Rio Tinto More Than $60m of Savings For Tiwai Point Smelter

News Desk - Oct 01, 2020

Power company Meridian Energy offered the owners of the Tiwai Point aluminium smelter savings of close to a quarter of…