It's Margaret Thatcher's 85th birthday today, which she is celebrating with a visit to Downing Street, and everyone is glued to their TV sets cheering on miners.
Ben Elton's back doing stand-up, Wall Street is in the cinemas, Phil Collins's latest album is at No 4 in the charts and Australia are crap at cricket.
All we need now is for Argentina to invade the Falklands and Timmy Mallett to go whacking children around the head and the Eighties theme will be complete.
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