Current events from the year 1986

  • Platoon wins Best Picture at the Academy Awards
  • Top songs in 1986: Papa Don't Preach by Madonna; Walk Like an Egyptian by Bangles; That's What Friends Are For by Dionne & Friends
  • On Television in 1986: Miami Vice, L.A. Law, Moonlighting
  • Cost of a loaf of bread: $0.56/loaf