Fast Facts: What was the world like in the 1986?
- Soviet Nuclear reactor at Chernobyl explodes causing release of radioactive material across much of Europe
- Mad Cow Disease, formally known as Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy (BSE), is first identified following an epidemic in Britain
- Smoking is banned on all public transport including trains, planes, busses and coaches
- Micronesia gains independence from the United States
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