Ghostbusters: Ghostbusters, Ray Parker Jr
The movie: Ghostbusters
The song: 'Ghostbusters', Ray Parker Jr.
Ray Parker Jr’s unforgettable theme was originally inspired by a cheap television commercial, prompting him to write the song in the manner of a jingle for the parapsychologist ghost-catchers. It became a classic, and a surprising hit at 80s school discos.
Bonus knowledge: Many celebs of the day feature in the song’s video alongside the film’s stars Bill Murray, Harold Ramis and Dan Aykroyd including Chevy Chase, Irene Cara, John Candy, Danny DeVito, Carly Simon and Peter Falk.