This gallery of photos rewinds 37 years in Blackpool capturing the town in 1986.
It was the time when preparations were being made to open the Sandcastle Waterpark and when Keith Chegwin brought Saturday Superstore to the seafront. It was all going on! Take a lookback at the year through these fantastic pictures...
1. Blackpool, 1986
Blackpool hero Brian London pulled off one of his gutsiest victories of his career. Battling Brian was back in his tracksuit just 96 hours after undergoing heart surgery Photo: library
2. Blackpool, 1986
Blackpool North Pier Birdman competition - winners in 1986 The Red Sparrows. Steven Pithers, Iain Russell and Anthony Lynden clinched first prize for the most entertaining flight with their barmy performance Photo: staff
3. Blackpool, 1986
Water Chute at Blackpool Pleasure Beach. Photo: Stephen McClarence Photo: National World
4. Blackpool, 1986
Fleetwood RoRo pictured in February 1986. At that time more than 50,000 vehicles had used the terminal since its inauguration in 1975 Photo: library
5. Blackpool, 1986
Radiologists and nurses at the catheter laborartory at Blackpool Victoria Hospital Photo: library
6. Blackpool, 1986
Donkeys on Cleveleys Beach in 1986 Photo: achive