As a millennial child, my knowledge of the 80′s is based entirely off my elders’ shame-filled mutterings about perms and Bon Jovi. Kevin Bacon is not okay with this blatant disregard for the 80′s and so whilst at the South By Southwest Festival he teamed up with Mashable to promote awareness to the kids born after 1985 who “will never know the comfort of parachute pants”.

Kevin Bacon Explains The 80′s To Millennials | Mashable

Sounds like a, err, difficult and colourful time.

Were you born in the ’80s? What are your best/ most embarrassing memories?

Featured photo credit: Kevin Bacon Explains The 80′s To Millennials | Mashable via youtube.com

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