Did these events occur in 1986?

Did you party like it was 1999 in 1986?

Isn't it funny how in some cases, you can remember exactly what you were doing when some of the biggest events happened, but you can't seem to remember what year it happened in? Or maybe you remember everything about the night you saw a movie for the first time — who you were with, what you were wearing — but the year escapes you!

We've taken some of the biggest moments of the 1980s and put them into this quiz. Your challenge? Guess if each event happened in 1986. Good luck!
  1. Did Super Mario Bros. debut in 1986?
    Nintendo
  2. Did "Hands Across America" happen in 1986?
    WikiCommons
  3. Was the Space Shuttle Challenger disaster in 1986?
    Wikipedia
  4. Was Prince's album 1999 released in 1986?
    Warner Bros.
  5. Did Metallica's album Master of Puppets come out in 1986?
    Elektra
  6. Did the Chernobyl disaster occur in 1986?
    WikiCommons
  7. Did Fraggle Rock premiere in 1986?
    Jim Henson Television
  8. Was Bill and Ted's Excellent Adventure released in 1986?
    Orion Pictures
  9. Was the first Apple Macintosh released in 1986?
    Apple
  10. Did The Oprah Winfrey Show debut nationally in 1986?
    OWN

Did these events occur in 1986?

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Hazel 15 months ago
i got nine but no happy saying after
EllisClevenger 18 months ago
You got 6 out of 10
Well, that was disappointing.
Not disappointing, at all.
Raising a family, and working, during the 80s, was worth more than failing any 80s quiz.
theglovecleaner 20 months ago
6/10. Not bad for not being able to care less about most of these.
TheKodakKid 22 months ago
Sad to say I missed two of these things that happened the year I turned 18. However, one of the two was the Metallica album release. I wasn’t a fan, so don’t really feel bad about not remembering that one.
Mich 22 months ago
10/10. That’s a first for me.
SheriHeffner 22 months ago
I didn't do very well on this one, but I watch an Australian television program called Prisoner and the prisoners were watching Fraggle Rock on the television in one episode from 1983. So I knew it was right.
Alfred 22 months ago
9 out of 10, but I guessed on two of the albums.
Barry22 22 months ago
7/10, mostly guessed. I had forgotten about 'Hands Across America'. And rightfully so.
Shadowdancer Barry22 22 months ago
7/10 as well.
Hands Across America was a benefit event and publicity campaign staged on Sunday, May 25, 1986 in which approximately 6.5 million people held hands in a human chain for fifteen minutes along a path across the contiguous United States; the proceeds were donated to local charities to fight hunger and homelessness and help those in poverty. I remember it.
AndrewHass 22 months ago
I was 6/10 which is still over 50%
MrsPhilHarris 22 months ago
4/10 I clearly don't remember the 80s
RobCertSDSCascap 22 months ago
10/10! It was a very good year.
Shanghai McNuggests?
cperrynaples MrsPhilHarris 22 months ago
Yes, McDonald's tried to go Asian and it was the second most offensive Oriental stereotype of the '80's after Long Duk Dong [GONG!].
I don't remember this.
RedSamRackham cperrynaples 15 months ago
And there was joke that India's version of Hands Across America was called Connect The Dots. ♣
DIGGER1 22 months ago
I know that "Fraggle Rock" debuted in 1983 and not in '86, but I picked "Yes" instead of "No" by mistake, and that's why my score is 9/10 instead of 100%.
cperrynaples 22 months ago
7/10! Missed Mario, Metallica, and Chernobyl!
Soraya 22 months ago
10/10, I know my eighties.
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