1986

Old soap brands - Click Americana
Remember these old soap brands?

Here’s a look back in time to see some of the popular old bar soap brands from decades past – many long forgotten, and some that still are available to this day!

1980s Cherokee shoes
80s Cherokee shoes & clothing styles that we used to love

In the 1980s, Cherokee shoes for women were very much on trend – especially in in junior high schools and high schools, and were were right up there with retro Famolare platform shoes and Dr Scholl’s ‘exercise’ sandals on the must-wear list.

Spicy pineapple baked pork ribs (1986)
Spicy pineapple baked pork ribs

This delicious recipe for sweet, savory and spicy pineapple baked pork ribs gets lots of flavor from the unique but wonderful combination of chili sauce and tropical pineapple. 

Chocolate crinkle cookies with powdered sugar
Chocolate crinkle cookies with powdered sugar

These big chocolate crinkle cookies are covered in powdered sugar before they’re baked, and come out of the oven with little cracks in the snowy sugar. This classic recipe comes from the 1980s, and uses unsweetened cocoa.

Homemade chocolate truffles recipe
Homemade chocolate truffles recipe

Skip buying expensive candy and make your own! These homemade chocolate truffles can be whipped at home in no time at all with this simple recipe from the 80s. 

1980s with young Sean Astin
Young Sean Astin at age 16: Acting was all in the family (1988)

Before he was Samwise Gamgee in the Lord of the Rings, young Sean Astin was a hardworking up-and-coming actor. But he wasn’t just any actor – he was the son of Patty Duke and John Astin. Here’s a look back at Sean’s early career, from when he was a teen!