The classic John Hughes film, Pretty In Pink, was released February 28, 1986, making 2016 the year of its 30th anniversary! The films soundtrack has been rated one of the best in modern cinema. It features a rerecorded sax-heavy version of the title song by The Psychedelic Furs. Additionally, Orchestral Manoeurvres in the Dark’s, “If You Leave”, which plays during the final scene, became an international hit and charted at #4 on Billboard in May of 1986.
Looking for a great way to celebrate this anniversary? There’s no better way than by attending the actual 80’s PROM! For the last 14 years party promoters in Tulsa, OK put together one of the nations largest 80’s themed events. For one night each year the city is taken over by new wave haircuts, 80’s cars, tacky prom attire, the scent of Aqua-Net, and the rad sound of the 80’s! Attendees arrive in over-the-top costumes ranging from 80’s pop icons to their favorite fads and fashions. Get more info at www.80sProm.com Get tickets at www.CainsBallrom.com
The Psychedelic Furs
OMD – If You Leave
The Smiths – Please, Please, Please, Let Me Get What I Want
Suzanne Vega – Left of Center