Halley’s Comet in 1986

Halley’s Comet or Comet Halley, officially designated 1P/Halley, is a short-period comet visible from Earth every…

Comic Relief

Comic Relief is an operating British charity, founded in 1985 by the comedy scriptwriter Richard Curtis and comedian Lenny Henry in…

Nintendo Game Boy

The Game Boy is an 8-bit handheld game console which was developed and manufactured by Nintendo…

Children in Need

BBC Children in Need (also promoted as Plant Mewn Angen in Wales) is the BBC’s UK…

Remembering Hillsborough

The Hillsborough disaster was a fatal crush of people during an FA Cup semi-final football match between Liverpool and Nottingham Forest at Hillsborough Stadium in Sheffield, England, on 15…

NASA Space Shuttle Disaster 1986

On January 28, 1986, the NASA shuttle orbiter mission STS-51-L and the tenth flight of Space…

Microsoft Windows

Microsoft Windows is a group of several graphical operating system families, all of which are developed,…

Falklands War

The Falklands War (Spanish: Guerra de las Malvinas), also known as the Falklands Conflict, Falklands Crisis,…

Video Tape Format War

The videotape format war was a period of intense competition or “format war” of incompatible models…

CNN

Cable News Network (CNN) is an American news-based pay television channel owned by Turner Broadcasting System,…

Channel 4

Channel 4 is a British public-service television broadcaster that began transmission on 2 November 1982. Although largely commercially self-funded, it…

80s Mania Tour 2019

Europe’s biggest 1980’s reunion tribute concert. Dig out your 80’s fashions and come along. On stage…

ZX Spectrum

The ZX Spectrum (UK: /zɛd ɛks ˈspɛktrəm/) is an 8-bit personal home computer released in the…

Live Aid 1985

Dateline- 13 July 1985; 33 years ago Live Aid was a dual-venue benefit concert held on Saturday…