Category: 1986

Students marching on the capitol to protest tu…

Students marching on the capitol to protest tuition hikes in Tallahassee, Florida

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A column of Soviet BTR APCs departing from Afg…

A column of Soviet BTR APCs departing from Afghanistan, 20 October 1986

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Chernobyl liquidators are posing in front of t…

Chernobyl liquidators are posing in front of the destroyed shell of Reactor 4 at Chernobyl, Ukraine, circa 30 April 1986

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The last known photo of the Space Shuttle Challenger crew…

The last known photo of the Space Shuttle Challenger crew boarding the space shuttle on January 28, 1986.

The British Concorde fleet in one picture, 198…

The British Concorde fleet in one picture, 1986

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sovietpostcards: Vintage Russian ABC book for …

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Vintage Russian ABC book for elementary school (1986)

When I was a kid, I had one exactly like this one! There are multiple editions of ABC book, all with different pictures, so when I saw this one I felt a little overwhelmed. It’s such a dear book. 🙂 My copy is tucked in my parents’ bookshelves somewhere!

Available on Etsy: https://www.etsy.com/sovietpostcards/listing/539480364/

Kate Bush as a Child, From the Book ‘Cat…

Kate Bush as a Child, From the Book ‘Cathy’, published in 1986,

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Popeye makes an appearance at the 1986 Macy’s…

Popeye makes an appearance at the 1986 Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade.

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“All hail the Communist Party of the Soviet Union!” Slogan on the facade of Bolshoi Theater, USSR, Moscow, 1986

A photographer kicks one of the East German po…

A photographer kicks one of the East German police over the border during demonstrations at Checkpoint Charlie – a key crossing point between East and West – commemorating the 25th anniversary of the construction of the Berlin Wall. 13 August 1986.

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The photographer was Roland Holschneider.