The Times Newspaper Archive

1980 Gifts


Discover bespoke ideas for born in 1980 gifts to make the recipient feel nostalgic. With a personalised gift dating back to 1980, individuals can look back on how the world once was. Unusual gifts like newspaper books or historical photos make interesting keepsakes no one else would think of. An idea for a 1980-themed birthday present or anniversaries will make a lasting impression no matter the occasion.

Gifts from 1980 Make Incredible, Personalised Keepsakes

Ah, the ‘80s. The decade of lycra, Rubik’s Cubes and Madonna. 1980 saw the release of horror film The Shining and The Pretenders’ debut album. 1980 was a significant year for sports as well, with US President Jimmy Carter announcing the US boycott of the Olympics in Moscow.

Travel back to 1980 with our incredible newspaper gifts, guaranteed to instill a feeling of nostalgia in every recipient. Go that extra step further and personalise your gift with their name and a loving message to commemorate the occasion, whether it’s a big birthday or an anniversary!