A Look Back at the Year 1981
The decade is now underway — but it’s not smooth sailing yet
It takes a few years for each decade to really find itself. The first half of any decade is as much about the decade prior — and the early 1980s were as much about the late 70s.
That influence from the 1970s has made 1981 a gritty time. The excess and extravagance of the Yuppy era are still a few years off, but this is a look…