50s and 80s Pop Music

Artists

Eddie Fisher was an important pop artist during the 50s, as well as Fats Domino and Dean Martin. Songs included- Thinking Of You (Eddie Fisher) Blueberry Hill (Fats Domino) and Everybody Loves Somebody (Dean Martin).

Madonna was an important pop artist during the 80s, as well as Michael Jackson and Cyndi Lauper. Songs included- Thriller (Michael Jackson) Holiday (Madonna) and Girls Just Wanna Have Fun (Cyndi Lauper).

Clothing&World events

50s fashions were dresses and poodle skirts.

80s fashions bright colors, big hair and tracksuits.

During the 50s colored TV was invented and the Korean War was happening. President Truman was in office.
During the 80s the Berlin Wall fell, Michael Jackson released "Thriller" and Mt.St. Helen erupted.  President Jimmy Carter was in office.

Sources:

en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/1950s_in_music

ushistory1950.weebly.com

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1980s_in_mus

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