Archive for May 16th, 2023


Reel Big Mistakes: Top Gun (1986) – Pan and Slam

"Top Gun," a triumphant all-American pre-"woke" Hollywood
movie classic, was released on this day in history, May 16,
1986. wrote in a 2022 retrospective of the silver-
screen sensation …
"When ‘Top Gun’ hit the box office in
1986, it quickly rose to the top of the charts, drawing a
great deal of attention to the film and the cast."

"The film became an instant classic thanks to the award-
winning soundtrack and some of the best aerial scenes
to ever hit the big screen."

"Top Gun" was the top-grossing movie of 1986 by a wide
margin. It made upstart 23-year-old actor Tom Cruise one
of Hollywood’s biggest stars and produced a No. 1
soundtrack featuring top acts of the 1980s, including
Kenny Loggins, Cheap Trick and Loverboy. 

Top Gun Tom Cruise

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Photograph - Los Angeles Lakers Earvin Magic Johnson, 1980 Nba Finals Sports Illustrated Cover ...

On May 16, 1980, Los Angeles Lakers point guard Earvin
“Magic” Johnson
stepped in for injured center Kareem
and scored 42 points, leading the Lakers
to a four games-to-two series win over the Philadelphia
76ers for their first championship since 1972.

Magic Johnson in the 1980 NBA Finals | Sports basketball, Magic johnson, Nba legends

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