What do you think the greatest decade of the 20th century was?

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I happen to love the 80’s. The movies, the TV, the VCR (even though it technically came out in the 70’s), the music (including MTV), and the president. All were awesome!!
 
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I'm going to agree with the 40's for the reasons stated above. But if I could choose another, I rather like the tumultuous 60's where civil right were guaranteed by law, segregation was abolished, and we landed two men on the moon before the decade was out. The Pill came into widespread use as well. ;) On the other hand, the Vietnam war was hell. But so was WWII.
 

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No contest....80s was the best decade....

In no particular order after #2

1- Arcades
2- Music (best rock era!): Van Halen, Poison, Motley Crue, Poison, Metallica, Beatie Boys, Bon Jovi etc
3- John Hugues movies
4- All other classic movies (which will never be remade): Back to the Future trilogy, Gremlins, Ghostbusters, Gremlins, Empire Strikes Back, Die Hard, GodFather 2, Stand by Me, Ferris Bueller, Raiders of the Lost Ark, ET and Top Gun
5- MTV
6 Rubix Cube
7- Who Shot J.R?
8- Walkman
9- Awesome TV SHOWS: MacGyver, A-Team, Air Wolf, Knight Rider, Cheers, Wonder Years
10- Morris the Cat
11- ABC After School specials
12- JOHN RITTER!

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If you mean the greatest influence on the world.. 40's wins hands down but WW1 in the 10's set it up. .but I don't think we have too many active members from the ww2 generation to agree with us
I'm going to agree with the 40's for the reasons stated above. But if I could choose another, I rather like the tumultuous 60's where civil right were guaranteed by law, segregation was abolished, and we landed two men on the moon before the decade was out. The Pill came into widespread use as well. ;) On the other hand, the Vietnam war was hell. But so was WWII.
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The fifties were great. The future was unlimited. Just wish I could have enjoyed them more. I wasn't born soon enough. ;)
 
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Having been born in 1949, I remember some of the 50s, and all of the rest. I'll take the 60s. The Vietnam war was horrible and the Cuban missile crisis was scary, but the rest was wonderful. Mercury, Gemini, Apollo, the Beatles, color TV, Woodstock, ... I was a teenager, I was in college, I had a motorcycle, no responsibilities. For me it was a Golden Age.
 

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The 70’s was my favorite. I kinda get upset when the WW2 people are called the Greatest Generation. They started the Vietnam War and drafted me. I ended up being part of that mess.
 
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