Year in Tattoos

1986 in Tattoos

The crossover episode between Murder, She Wrote and Magnum, P.I. titled “Magnum on Ice” aired on November 23, 1986.

Murder She Wrote x Rosemary and Thyme tattoo by @mandypantstattoos

The John Hughes written film, Pretty in Pink was released on February 28, 1986.

Traditional Molly Ringwald (from Pretty in Pink) tattoo by @batsforbrains

The supernatural forces returned on May 23, 1986 with the release of Poltergeist II.

Colour realism Jaws and Poltergeist tattoo by @stevebutchertattoos

Dole Whip and Dole Whip Floats were created and first sold at Disney in 1986.

Another Dole Whip tattoo by @kadehyrated

The Karate Kid Part II was released in the US on June 20, 1986.

Colour realism Daniel (The Karate Kid) tattoo by @bmerck_ink

Seven years after the hugely successful Ridley Scott directed Alien, Aliens was released July 18, 1896.

Traditional Xenomorph (Aliens) tattoo by @josh_todaro

Popples were created by Those Characters From Cleveland (TCFC) with nine different plush toys, along with a television series, released in 1986.

Pretty Bit Popple tattoo by @stabbygabby

Little Shop of Horrors, an adaptation of both a film and a musical of the same title, was released in 1986.

Neo trad Audrey II tattoo by @sadee_glover