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The Best Bombshells Of The ’80s [SLIDESHOW]

TheDC Entertainment
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These stunning celebs made the ’80s a pretty memorable decade.

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  • The “Star Wars” franchise expanded its fan base in 1983, when Carrie Fisher played the role of bikini-clad Princess Leia Organa in “Return of the Jedi.” (Photo: Google Creative Commons)
  • Bo Derek first captivated viewers’ attention when she donned a sexy swimsuit in the 1979 film "10" and continued to bask in the spotlight throughout the ‘80s. (Photo: Google Creative Commons)
  • Actress Heather Locklear heated up television screens across America as a cast member of the 1980s show “Dynasty.”  (Photo: Google Creative Commons)
  • Actress Phoebe Cates’ bikini drop in the 1982 film “Fast Times At Ridgemont High” is pretty much legendary. (Photo: Google Creative Commons)
  • Christie Brinkley dominated the modeling world and even dabbled in film in the 1980s. (Photo: Google Creative Commons)
  • Kirstie Alley revamped the cast of "Cheers" when she joined the cast of the TV series in 1987. (Photo: Google Creative Commons)
  • Model Elle MacPherson, also known as “The Body,” graced the cover of the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue three times during the 1980s. (Photo: Google Creative Commons)
  • Whether singing with the Go-Go’s or solo, Belinda Carlisle drew crowds of adoring fans throughout the 1980s.
  • Model Kathy Ireland was the cover girl for the 25th anniversary Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue in 1989. (Photo: Google Creative Commons)
  • Singer Olivia Newton-John got pretty physical in the music video for her 1981 “Physical” album.  (Photo: Google Creative Commons)
  • Kim Basinger, who starred in “Never Say Never Again” in 1983, might just be the hottest Bond girl of all time. (Photo: Google Creative Commons)
  • Singer Whitney Houston belted out hit after hit in the 1980s. (Photo: Google Creative Commons)
  • Tom Cruise got his big break in the 1983 classic “Risky Business,” but Rebecca De Mornay was the real scene-stealer in the film. (Photo: Google Creative Commons)
  • Vanna White’s reign as host of “Wheel of Fortune” began in 1982. (Photo: Google Creative Commons)