No celebration of the 1980s would be complete without discussing the Back to the Future franchise—the trilogy that made a generation of kids crave hoverboards, roof-hinged car doors and Huey Lewis cassette tapes. Turn the time circuits on and see how well you remember Hill Valley, circa 1985. (And 1955. And 2015. And 1885.)
Ever read a small-town newspaper and just scratch your head in disbelief at the funny headlines? Here at mental_floss, we do all the time, and we can't help but notice how similar many are to headlines in The Onion. Think you can spot real news from fake?
DID YOU KNOW? Marlon Brando hated memorizing lines so much that he posted cue cards everywhere to help him get through scenes.
He even asked for lines to be written on an actress's posterior. (That request was denied.)