Seven Minutes in Heaven: Raquel Welch Goes Underground

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If you have a moment, you could do far worse than watch this, yes, fabulous 1980 Raquel Welch musical fantasy in a New York City subway station, replete with leatherboy rough trade. Raq is mesmerizing throughout. (via Ultimate Variety) ... See the Rest

Friday Night Inspiration

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Melba Moore singing disco, from the 1980 Bea Arthur Special featuring Rock Hudson + Wayland Flowers & Madame. ... See the Rest

Flashback: Matt Dillon 1980

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Photographer Brad Elterman remembers: "I received a phone call from the editor of Superteen magazine to do a photo shoot with this unknown sixteen-year old actor, Matt Dillon. She asked me to call Vic Ramos, his manager, at some hotel and set it up. I called and the next day Vic and Matt showed up at my home. Vic read a magazine and I took some ... See the Rest

ABBA New Year

Legend has it that on New Year's Eve in Sweden, this "ABBA around the piano" video from 1980 is a traditional favorite, bringing tears to many an eye, much like Guy Lombardo's version of "Auld Lang Syne" is and does in this country. ... See the Rest