# 189: 1986: Music & Headlines

Cover (front)

1986. Challenger exploded. Chernobyl left devastation in the Ukraine. The US invaded Libya. Iran-Contra. Hands Across America. Teddy Ruxpin. The Groundball in Game 6. The Drive. The Guarantee. ALF. The Venus Butterfly (yeah, we can't talk about that one on the air). James Stenbeck is resurrected from the dead. Those were just some of the things that happened in 1986.

L.A. Law Theme Song - Mike Post
Walk of Life - Dire Straits
Sara - Starship (the band formerly known as Jefferson Airplane, or remnants of it, anyway)
How Will I Know - Whitney Houston
Rock Me Amadeus - Falco
Living In America - James Brown
Manic Monday - The Bangles
Higher Love - Steve Winwood
Mad About You - Belinda Carlisle
Broken Wings - Mr. Mister
Walk Like An Egyptian - The Bangles
The Village/Adagio for Strings - from Platoon Soundtrack
Somewhere Out There - Linda Ronstadt & James Ingram
Take My Breath Away - Berlin
Danger Zone - Kenny Loggins
When The Going Gets Tough - Billy Ocean
Stuck With You - Huey Lewis and the News
Venus - Bananarama
Life in a Northern Town - The Dream Academy
The Final Countdown - Europe
(Last Call Intro) Take Me Home Tonight - Eddie Money & Ronnie Spector


NBA - Boston Celtics
Super Bowl XX - Chicago Bears
Stanley Cup - Montreal Canadiens
World Series - New York Mets
World Cup - Argentina
NCAA Tournament - Louisville Cardinals
NCAA College Football - Penn State Nittany Lions
Heisman Trophy - Vinny Testaverde, QB, Miami
Master's - Jack Nicklaus (his FINAL Major victory)
Indy 500 - Bobby Rahal
The Memorial - Hal Sutton
The Game GUARANTEE - Michigan, 26-24 over the B*ckeyes at Ohio Stadium on November 22
High School Football - Bishop Hartley (Division IV) and Newark Catholic (Division V)
High School Basketball - Wehrle (Boys' Division III) and Columbus South (Girls' Division II); Columbus South was the Division II Boys' Runner-Up
High School Soccer - St. Francis DeSales (Boys' Division II)

Play: I'm Not Rappaport
Musical: (The Mystery of Edwin) Drood

OSCARS (for 1985 films):
Best Picture: Out of Africa
Best Director: Sydney Pollack, Out of Africa
Best Actor: William Hurt, Kiss of the Spider Woman
Best Actress: Geraldine Page, The Trip to Bountiful
Best Supporting Actor: Don Ameche, Cocoon
Best Supporting Actress: Anjelica Huston, Prizzi's Honor

Comedy Series: The Golden Girls (NBC)
Actor: Michael J. Fox, Family Ties (NBC)
Actress: Betty White, The Golden Girls (NBC)
Supporting Actor: John Larroquette, Night Court (NBC)
Supporting Actress: Rhea Perlman, Cheers (NBC)
Drama Series: Cagney & Lacey (CBS)
Actor: William Daniels, St. Elsewhere (NBC)
Actress: Sharon Gless, Cagney & Lacey (CBS)
Supporting Actor: John Karlen, Cagney & Lacey (CBS)
Supporting Actress: Bonnie Bartlett, St. Elsewhere (NBC)
TV Movie: Love Is Never Silent - Hallmark Hall of Fame (NBC)
Miniseries: Peter the Great (NBC)
Variety Program: The Kennedy Center Honors (CBS)
Daytime Drama: The Young and the Restless (CBS)
Actor: David Canary, All My Children (ABC)
Actress: Erika Slezak, One Life to Live (ABC)
Supporting Actor: John Wesley Shipp, As the World Turns (CBS)
Supporting Actress: Leann Hunley, Days of Our Lives (NBC)
Younger Actor: Michael E. Knight, All My Children (ABC)
Younger Actress: Ellen Wheeler, Another World (NBC)
Talk Show: Donahue (SYN)
Talk Show Host: Phil Donahue
Game Show: Pyramid (CBS)
Game Show Host: Dick Clark, Pyramid (CBS)
Children's Series: Sesame Street (PBS)
Children's Animated Series: Jim Henson's Muppet Babies (CBS)

GRAMMYS (for 1985 music achievements, handed out in 1986):
Album of the Year: No Jacket Required (Phil Collins)
Record/Song/Music Video of the Year: We Are the World (USA for Africa; contributors included Michael Jackson, Quincy Jones, and Lionel Richie)
Best New Artist: Sade

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v-ufCec5DGI (The Guarantee)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l3UXgwqlDAo (10th Inning Rally)