How many of these scenes do you remember from 35 years ago?
How many of these scenes do you remember from 35 years ago?

Fishing, flowers and a beer-loving dog - it's Sunderland and County Durham in 1986

Europe was singing of a Final Countdown and Spitting Image’s Chicken Song was a roaring hit.

Friday, 13th August 2021, 5:26 pm

Blankety Blank and London’s Burning were television hits but there was plenty of news closer to home in this year.

Fritz the dog was loving a pint in the Travellers Rest in Boldon and on a more serious note, the last of the miners were leaving Herrington pit.

Workers in Pennywell and a street party at Lambton was in the news.

The common denominator is it all happened in 1986. Take a look through our feature and find out more.

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