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In pictures: Presenting... Pop icons of the 1980s

Kylie was with Jason. George Michael was with Pepsi. Everyone made their own costumes. This is how pop stars should look, right?

THIS RECENTLY ARCHIVED collection of Press Association images from 1980s pop superstardom made us nostalgic for Agadoo and lace fingerless gloves. Remember when Jason Donovan had hair, when George Michael ‘dated’ Pepsi of Pepsi and Shirley, when Phil Collins was a movie star? Enjoy.

In pictures: Presenting... Pop icons of the 1980s
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  • Boy George

    Image: Duncan Raban/Duncan Raban/EMPICS Entertainment
  • Grace Jones

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  • George Michael and Pepsi

    Duncan Raban/Duncan Raban/EMPICS Entertainment
  • Madonna (1984)

    Duncan Raban/Duncan Raban/EMPICS Entertainment
  • Madonna (1987)

    Duncan Raban/Duncan Raban/EMPICS Entertainment
  • Madonna (1990)

    Duncan Raban/Duncan Raban/EMPICS Entertainment
  • Jason and Kylie

    Duncan Raban/Duncan Raban/EMPICS Entertainment
  • Michael Jackson

    Duncan Raban/Duncan Raban/EMPICS Entertainment
  • The Eurythmics (Annie Lennox/Dave Stewart)

    Duncan Raban/Duncan Raban/EMPICS Entertainment
  • Rick Astley

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  • Freddie Mercury, Jane Seymour, Boy George

    Duncan Raban/Duncan Raban/EMPICS Entertainment
  • Live Aid, Wembley, 1985

    George Michael, Bob Geldof, David Bowie, Bono. Image: Duncan Raban/Duncan Raban/EMPICS Entertainment
  • George Michael in Wham

    Duncan Raban/Duncan Raban/EMPICS Entertainment
  • Phil Collins

    Duncan Raban/Duncan Raban/EMPICS Entertainment
  • Freddie Mercury

    Duncan Raban/Duncan Raban/EMPICS Entertainment
  • Run DMC

    Duncan Raban/Duncan Raban/EMPICS Entertainment
  • Concert of Hope, World AIDS day, Wembley, 1994

    Okay, we're cheating a little with this one as it was taken in 1994 but Princess Diana and George Michael together? Come on. Image: Duncan Raban/Duncan Raban/EMPICS Entertainment

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