Growing up in the 1980's was a unique experience. Looking back, it was like American culture's awkward teenage phase.
However, alot of great pop culture also came out of it. This picture I found searching Google Images: "80's" is a good sample of 80's icons:
This video I saw on the Huffington Post highlights the very best scenes & one-liners of the biggest jerks & a-holes from 80's movies. There is a whole lot of awesome on this clip: