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The Year 1986

(74 votes)
10 questions

Which celebrity was NOT born in 1986?

Amanda Seyfried


Lady Gaga

Usain Bolt

Hard  19% got this right

Amanda Seyfried was born in 1985.

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.

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





Hard  25% got this right

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

Where was Superbowl XX's winning team based?

Hard  12% got this right

The Chicago Bears won Superbowl XX.

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.

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





Hard  7% got this right

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

What was the US federal minimum wage in 1986?





44% got this right

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

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.

Which two countries joined the EU in 1986?

Spain and Portugal

Estonia and Hungary

France and Romania

Poland and Malta

35% got this right


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.