IN 1986 the Mir space station was launched, Chernobyl nuclear power station exploded, England were beaten by Argentina in the World Cup and air force flick Top Gun packed the cinemas.
Libyan terrorists bombed a disco in Berlin, Halley's Comet came into our Solar System and Thatcher's government privatised our buses.
1986 was also the year of Sport Aid (or Sports Aid), which raised millions for starving people in Africa. Sport Aid still holds the record for the sporting event with the largest number of participants.
And the people of Huddersfield were giving starving Ethiopians a sporting chance at survival with their own events.
Above Deighton High School led by Wendy Armstrong (left) and Pamela Jenkinson spread the Sport Aid message before a fundraising rounders match. Town footballers Simon Webster, Ian Bray, Julian Winter and Liam Robinson kicked off an afternoon of sport at Deighton High School to aid Africa's starving.