Here’s my Big Event Agenda for 1986. The cold war were on it’s highs by that time. Ronald Reagan had entered the scene in 1981 and strange things happened.
L. Ron Hubbard died 24 January,
Alva Myrdal died 1 February,
The Space Shuttle Challenger disintegrates 28 January,
Halley’s Comet appeared in the inner Solar System 9 February,
Prime Minister of Sweden Olof Palme were shot dead 28 February,
the Berlin Disqoteque bombing were 5 April,
Simone de Beauvoir died 14 April,
Reagan bombed Tripoli 15 April in Operation Eldorado Canyon,
the Chernobyl disaster came 26 April,
Tenzing Norgay died 9 May,
Sterling Hayden died 23 May,
Jonathan Pollard pleads guilty to espionage for selling top secret US military stuff to Israel 4 June,
Benny Goodman died 13 June,
the Soviet passenger liner Admiral Nakhimov collides in the Black Sea killing 398, 31 August,
earthquake in Greek Kalamata magnitude 6.0 13 September,
Reagan and Gorbachev met in Reykavik 11 October,
Elie Wiesel was granted the Nobel Peace Price 14 Oktober,
Vyacheslav Molotov died 8 November,
Cary Grant died 29 November.
Andrei Sakharov permitted returning to Moscow after years in internal exile 19 December.
Finally, in my private life, got married to Polish Jolanta ”Jola” the 27th of September 1986.
© Winterally Olle Johansson