80s Hands Across America 1986 Deadstock Movie t-shirt Medium
Chest 18.5 in.
Length 27 in.
Content: 50% cotton, 50% polyester
Tag Brand: My Shirt is Made in the USA
This souvenir tee comes from the landmark charity event known as Hands Across America held in 1986. It's deadstock, completely unworn since the 1980s. Features a soft poly cotton blend and vibrant graphics- so comfy and fun to look at.
Hands Across America was public benefit event held on Sunday May 25, 1986, in which approximately 6.5 million people held hands for fifteen minutes to form a continuous human chain across the contiguous United States. It was a project of USA for Africa and backed by major corporate sponsors like Coca Cola and Citibank.
Numerous celebrities took part including Brooke Shields, Liza Minnelli, future President Bill Clinton, and President Ronald Regan. HAA went on to raise about $15 million which was donated to local charities in combating hunger, homelessness, poverty.
The amazing legacy of Hands Across America continues to live on through millions of participants, pop culture references like in the 2019 psychological horror film 'Us', directed by Jordan Peele, and awesome memorabilia and collectibles like this vintage tee.
Fits like a modern unisex adult medium. Deadstock, unworn.