Saturday 5 September 2009

The class of 1986: planning a reunion?

Planning a reunion for the class of 1986?

If you graduated college, left university or changed schools in 1986, 'the Class of 1986' domain ( is NOW ON OFFER!

Interested? Please contact me (top right).

Find old friends from the Class of 1986 or perhaps reconnect with fellow '80 graduates in the year that ...

Samantha Fox left page 3 and became a TV presenter and a singer. Bimbo became the tabloid buzz word of the year.

Sarah Ferguson and Prince Andrew were married at Westminster Abbey on 23rd July and the "hand of God" helped Argentina defeat England in the qarter final of the World Cup.

Diego Maradona's goal was the subject of much controversy particularly in the pubs around England.

The world's worst nuclear disaster struck in Chernobyl in Northern Ukraine in April expelling 190 tonnes of highly radioactive uranium into the atmosphere.

The first Norwegian band ever to top the UK charts did so when A-Ha released The Sun Always Shines On TV.

Just a few of my favourite singles from 1986:

  • Talk Talk - Life's What You Make It
  • Grace Jones - - Pull Up To The Bumper / La Vie En Rose
  • Clannad featuring Bono In A Lifetime
  • Arcadia - The Promise
  • Elvis Costello - Don't Let Me Be Misunderstood
  • Public Image Ltd - Rise
  • Simple Minds - Sanctify Yourself
  • Madness - Sweetest Girl
  • Talking Heads - And She Was
  • Damned - Eloise
  • Kate Bush - Hounds Of Love
  • Mr Mister - Kyrie
  • Grace Jones - Love Is The Drug
  • Sigue Sigue Sputnik - Love Missile F1-11
  • Siouxsie & The Banshees - Candyman
  • Prince & The Revolution - Kiss
  • Big Audio Dynamite - E=MC²
  • Suzanne Vega Marlene - On The Wall
  • Art Of Noise featuring Duane Eddy - Peter Gunn
  • Janet Jackson - What Have You Done For Me Lately
  • Simple Minds - All The Things She Said

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