Aerosmith's Steven Tyler is among the many celebrities who will appear in a new documentary miniseries that takes a look at the influential events and innovations that occurred during the 1980s. The '80s: The Decade That Made Us will feature six episodes that will premiere on the National Geographic Channel over the course of three days -- April 14, 15 and 16.
The series, which is narrated by actor Rob Lowe, will delve into the social, political, cultural and technological changes that emerged during the so-called Me Decade. The program will feature conversations with dozens of notable personalities, including Tyler, Dionne Warwick, Darryl "DMC" McDaniels, Grandmaster Flash, Quincy Jones, Michael J. Fox, David Hasselhoff and original MTV VJ Nina Blackwood. In addition, The '80s will offer the final in-depth interview with late Dallas star Larry Hagman.
The National Geographic Channel will air The '80s: The Decade That Made Us at 8 p.m. ET/PT on April 14, and at 9 p.m. ET/PT on April 15 and 16.
In other Tyler news, the singer celebrated his 65th birthday on Tuesday in a lofty way. The rocker tweeted a photo of himself apparently taken near the top of Haleakala, a 10,000-foot volcano located on the Hawaiian island of Maui. Along with the image, Steven posted a message that reads, "HAPPY F***ING BIRTHDAY TO ME!!! I can see your house from here! I'm on top of the world!"
In honor of Tyler's birthday, Aerosmith's official website has launched a contest offering fans the chance to win a signed photo of the demon of screamin', plus a "mystery bundle" of goodies from the band. Visit AeroForceOne.com to enter. Entries will be accepted until next Wednesday, April 3.
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