Time-travel machines might still be hard to come by, but with Respectable Street's yearly '80s flashback to the past within your reach, it's like yesterday is today.
The eighth '80s prom was a full-on spectacle, as well as the only place where it was proper to dress like Freddie Mercury, Michael Jackson, Robert Smith, or Teen Wolf on Saturday night. While costumes and permitted booze helped differentiate this dance from your high school counterpart, another thing that set it apart was clear: Wallflowers were not allowed. The dance floor was straight packed all night with confident booty-shakers regardless of the outside embarrassment level of their moves. It was a major upgrade to the real-world-prom counterpart.