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Facts We Just Learned About 1980s Power Couples That Made Us Say 'Really?'

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Famous power couples are often idolized and looked up to. Yet many celebrity relationships don't last long, especially with the media constantly in their faces. But even with so much news coverage about the most beloved stars, you may not have known some of these surprising tidbits about their love lives.

Power couples of the 1980s had among the wildest and most intriguing stories of them all. Some of these relationships ended in tragedy, while others proved that breaking up isn't always hard to do. While some of these anecdotes about first dates, breakups, friendships, and feuds weren't public knowledge, a few may have been lost to time along with your shoulder pads. So, here are some fascinating facts about '80s power couples that will make it feel like the decade never left.