rappers use this a lot as it has become a cool thing to be born in the 80s and use this nickname for it
jay-z did claim he was an 80s baby but he was born in 1970s.Cam'ron then dissed him about on a recently realeased track.
If you played Pac Man, Donkey Kong, Pole Position, Centipede, or Super Mario Bros video games
Played outside til the street lights came on
Wore neon colors, catheads, leg warmers, jean jackets, jumpsuits, acid washed jeans, oversized shirts
Went to the movies to see E.T., Breakin', Real Genius, The Muppets, Karate Kid, Ghostbusters, Coming To America, Krush Groove, Mary Poppins, or Beat Street
Woke up earlier on Saturday mornings to watch cartoons, and Zoom/Mr. Wizard's World so you could do the same experiments the kids did on show
If you knew the lyrics to Self Destruction and Fight the Power.
Played duck duck goose, simon says, double dutch, kickball, hopscotch, dodgeball.. etc
Remember seeing Michael Jackson's perform "Billie Jean" on the Music Awards Show
"I'm a 80's baby, come on now-Voltron, ThunderCats, He-Man, SilverHawks, Tranformers, G.I Joe, Mighty Mouse." Harley