The 1980s: The Deadliest Decade - Netflix

The 1980s: The Deadliest Decade explores the dark side of nostalgia, this series journeys back in time to recount murder investigations from the ‘80s. Excess and greed dangerously collide in this era of ego. This series takes viewers inside gripping and mystery-driven tales to reveal why the ‘80s are considered the deadliest decade in recent history.

The 1980s: The Deadliest Decade - Netflix

Type: Documentary

Languages: English

Status: To Be Determined

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2016-11-14

The 1980s: The Deadliest Decade - 1980s - Netflix

The 1980s (pronounced “nineteen-eighties”, commonly shortened as the “'80s”, pronounced “eighties”) was a decade of the Gregorian calendar that began on January 1, 1980, and ended on December 31, 1989.

The 1980s: The Deadliest Decade - Civil wars and guerrilla wars - Netflix

The most notable internal conflicts of the decade include: The Tiananmen Square protests of 1989 occurred in the People's Republic of China in 1989, in which pro-democracy protesters demanded political reform. The protests were crushed by the People's Liberation Army. The First Intifada (First Uprising) in the Gaza Strip and West Bank began in 1987 when Palestinian Arabs mounted large-scale protests against the Israeli military presence in the Gaza Strip and West Bank, largely inhabited by Palestinians. The First Intifada would continue until peace negotiations began between the Palestinian Liberation Organization (PLO) and the Israeli government in 1993. Lebanese Civil War (1975–1990) – Throughout the decade, Lebanon was engulfed in civil war between Islamic and Christian factions. The Kanak Socialist National Liberation Front began a violent campaign for independence in New Caledonia. Greenpeace's attempts to monitor French nuclear testing on Mururoa were halted by the sinking of the Rainbow Warrior. The Second Sudanese Civil War erupts in 1983 between the Muslim government of Sudan in the north and non-Muslim rebel secessionists in Southern Sudan. The conflict continues through the present day Darfur genocide. Internal conflict in Peru: The communist Túpac Amaru Revolutionary Movement starts its fight against the Peruvian state in 1980, that would continue until the end of the 1990s. Haitian dictator Jean-Claude Duvalier was overthrown by a popular uprising on February 6, 1986.

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