(Note: the situation I'm about to describe can also be applied to a Fleetwood Mac Rumours T-shirt in TopShop.)
I was 13 when Born In The USA came out. But - being 13 - I didn't quite 'get' it. In 1984, I was listening to Wham! and Duran Duran, and I didn't understand why a sweaty, shouty man in a bandana was dancing in the dark, let alone on fire.