1982 in Tattoos – Littered With Garbage

Cabbage Patch Kids, formerly known as Little People, were first manufactured in 1982.


Polly Pocket and Cabbage Patch Kids tattoos by @sarahktattoo

Based on a story by Steven Spielberg, The Texas Chainsaw Massacre’s Tobe Hooper was selected to direct 1982’s Poltergeist.

Traditional Poltergeist tattoo by @nickbaldwintattoo

Following on from his success with Halloween, John Carpenter’s The Thing was released in 1982.


Colour realism The Thing tattoo by @thealexwright