My theme is the 80s. The final letter is:
Did it matter that it was bad? Not really. At the time, people would have paid for movie tickets to see a soup commercial starring this guy.
In the 80s, teen heartthrobs were everything to young girls. They filled magazines like this, giving tweens pull-out full-color posters we could hang on our walls.
Of course, teen heartthrobs go way back. But the 70s and 80s were different because many of them came from TV sitcoms.
And soap operas.
They became TV stars first, then rock stars.
|Rick Springfield on General Hospital|
They (sadly) died too young...
Or they just proved all our male friends right and revealed they weren't really all that into us, after all.
As the 80s moved into the 90s, the torch was passed to a new generation. That generation had these guys.
|Luke Perry and Jason Priestley|
What teen heartthrob did you love growing up?
Here's a little Andy Gibb to end the challenge.