A couple of famous ladies returned to their musical roots in the 1980s. Barbra Streisand's album of Broadway showtunes was considered a classic the moment it was released, and Linda Ronstadt recorded big-band standards with the Nelson Riddle Orchestra.
Christian-based rock and pop also came to the forefront during the 1980s. Artists like Stryper and Amy Grant proved that faith could be cool, too.
leading men Christopher Reeve Dudley Moore Danny DeVito Roger Moore Jack Nicholson Dabney Coleman Michael Keaton Dustin Hoffman Tom Hanks Arnold Schwarzenegger Clint Eastwood Harrison Ford Patrick Swayze