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The Year 1986

3.2
(74 votes)
10 questions
English
Hard
1

Which celebrity was NOT born in 1986?

Amanda Seyfried

Drake

Lady Gaga

Usain Bolt

Hard  19% got this right

Amanda Seyfried was born in 1985.
2

What was NOT a popular toy in 1986?

Nintendo Game Boy

Care Bears

Pound Puppies

Teddy Ruxpin

36% got this right

The Nintendo Game Boy was released in 1989.
3

In 1986, New York City’s subway fare increased. What was the price of a ticket by the end of the year?

$1

$.50

$.70

$.85

Hard  25% got this right

The subway fare increased from $.90 to $1.
4

Where was Superbowl XX's winning team based?

Hard  12% got this right

The Chicago Bears won Superbowl XX.
5

What was the highest-grossing film in 1986?

Top Gun

Back to School

Crocodile Dundee

The Karate Kid Part II

49% got this right

Top Gun grossed $176,781,728 in 1986.
6

How much would you expect to pay for a gallon of milk in 1986?

$2.22

$1.09

$1.74

$2.92

Hard  7% got this right

A half-gallon of 1% milk cost $1.69 in 1986.
7

What was the US federal minimum wage in 1986?

$3.35

$2.15

$4.40

$5.75

44% got this right

In 1990, the federal minimum wage was raised to $3.80.
8

Which album did Madonna release in 1986?

True Blue

Like a Prayer

Like a Virgin

Ray of Light

Hard  14% got this right

True Blue was Madonna's third studio album.
9

Which two countries joined the EU in 1986?

Spain and Portugal

Estonia and Hungary

France and Romania

Poland and Malta

35% got this right

10

Who was the president of the United States in 1986?

Ronald Reagan

Bill Clinton

George H.W. Bush

Jimmy Carter

51% got this right

Ronald Reagan was the President of the US, and George H.W. Bush was the Vice President.