Ricky remembers when all the best local TV shows were taped or aired live from Broadcast City in Quezon City.
Ricky remembers when perfume was integral to your outfit. Girls would like you more if you specifically wore Drakkar, Lacoste, YSL Kouros, Eternity, Escape, CK One, Fahrenheit, or Cool Water.
Ricky remembers when street parties were cool and mobiles like Audio Compulsion, Exile, Psycho Deco, RSL, Social Distortion, Sonorous, and Sound Fusion dominated the scene.
Ricky remembers Royal Rootbeer, Royal Grape, Royal Strawberry, Rodeo Rootber, Coke Solo, and Coke 500. He also remembers the concept of drinking softdrinks out of a plastic bag.
Ricky remembers Chef, Fire, Helmet, Octopus, Parachute, Popeye, Egg, Fire Attack, Lion, Manhole, and Mickey Mouse.
Ricky remembers “Dance Fever” with Deney Terrio. It was aired on GMA 7. Deney Terio was later replaced by Adrian Zmed.
Ricky will always remember “Sixteen Candles”, “The Breakfast Club”, “Weird Science”, “Pretty in Pink”, “Ferris Bueller’s Day Off”, and “Some Kind of Wonderful”. Thank you for the movies, John Hughes. With your passing, an entire generation will now have to admit that they are officially old.
Ricky remembers Eloy’s Used Clothing.
Ricky remembers Giovanni Ribisi in “My Two Dads” with Staci Keanan, Paul Reiser, and Greg Evigan. It aired on GMA 7.
Ricky remembers Champs-Elysees, not as a posh street in Paris, France, but as a cafe and restaurant in SM Shoemart.