Looking back 20 years ago here’s a peek at what we were listening to, watching, and cheering for. 

TOP 20 SONGS of 1986

1… THAT’S WHAT FRIENDS ARE FOR, Dionne and Friends
2… SAY YOU, SAY ME, Lionel Richie (Motown)
3… I MISS YOU, Klymaxx (Constellation)
4… ON MY OWN, Patti LaBelle and
Michael McDonald
5… BROKEN WINGS, Mr. Mister (MCA)
6… HOW WILL I KNOW,
Whitney Houston
7… PARTY ALL THE TIME,
Eddie Murphy
8… BURNING HEART, Survivor
9… KYRIE, Mr. Mister
10.. ADDICTED TO LOVE,
Robert Palmer
11.. GREATEST LOVE OF ALL, Whitney Houston
12.. SECRET LOVERS, Atlantic Starr
13.. FRIENDS AND LOVERS, Gloria Loring and Carl Anderson
14.. GLORY OF LOVE, Peter Cetera
15.. WEST END GIRLS, The Pet Shop Boys
16.. THERE’LL BE SAD
SONGS (To Make You Cry), Billy Ocean
17.. ALIVE AND KICKING,
Simple Minds
18.. NEVER, Heart
19.. KISS, Prince and the Revolution
20.. HIGHER LOVE,
Steve Winwood

TOP MOVIES of 1986

Gross               Movie

176,781,720   Top Gun (1986)
174,803,506   Crocodile Dundee (1986)
137,963,328   Platoon (1986)
115,103,979   The Karate Kid, Part II (1986)
109,713,132   Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home (1986)
91,258,000   Back to School (1986)
85,160,248   Aliens (1986)
79,817,937   The Golden Child (1986)
71,624,879   Ruthless People (1986)
70,136,369   Ferris Bueller’s Day Off (1986) 

SPORTS MOMENTS in 1986

SUPERBOWL
NY Giants 39 / Denver Broncos 20

COLLEGE FOOTBALL
Penn. St.

NBA CHAMPIONSHIP:
Boston 4-2 (WWLWLW) / Opposing Team: Houston

BASEBALL:
World Series – NY METS 4 – 3 (LLWWLWW) / Opposing Team:  Boston Red Sox

BUT —- DRUM ROLL, PLEASE….THE MOST IMPORTANT MOMENT IN 1986 WAS….THE BIRTH OF ROBBIN NICOLE KELLY!

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Our oldest daughter, Robbin, turns 20 years old today!  Woo hoo, Robbin!  I am so proud to be your mom.  Happy Birthday and I hope your day is extraordinary!

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About cakboliv

Born in Cochabamba, Bolivia to wonderful missionary parents, Howard and Maxine Morarie. Grew up in Bolivia, both in a remote jungle village

3 responses »

  1. optionalg says:

    did you pull that out of some fluffy baby book that you started for your first born.. and never really got around to doing for the ret of your kids? 😉 … like the song.. that s what friends are for.. pointing out your flaws 😉

  2. Happy Birthday Robbin!

    It took me to number 8 until I saw a tune I actually liked, either at the time or even now… hmmm…

    I haven’t seen 2 or 3 of the movies (Platoon, The Golden Child). Not a sports fan. I wonder how I surived that year!

  3. Donna says:

    Congrates on a mile marker birthday! I was a big music person and knew all the artists, but I don’t recognize a few of those – okay about half…hmmm. And it’s been twenty years since Top Gun? wow.

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