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Sunday 2 February 1986

It was Sunday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Gemma Arterton and Judy Travis. In that special week of February people in US were listening to That's What Friends Are For by Dionne & Friends. In UK West End Girls by Pet Shop Boys was in the top 5 hits. Hannah and Her Sisters, directed by Woody Allen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986 while The Mammoth Hunters by Jean M. Auel was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Sivi dom. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Aliens: The Computer Game or Ganbare Goemon! Karakuri Dōchū.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

You can also have a look at the whole 1986 or at February 02 across the years.

Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Hannah and Her Sisters

Directed by: Woody Allen

Starring: Mia Farrow, Dianne Wiest, Michael Caine

Country: United States

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Enemy Mine

Directed by: Wolfgang Petersen

Starring: Dennis Quaid, Louis Gossett Jr., Brion James

Country: United States

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Brazil

Directed by: Terry Gilliam

Starring: Jonathan Pryce, Kim Greist, Robert De Niro

Country: United States

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The Color Purple

Directed by: Steven Spielberg

Starring: Danny Glover, Whoopi Goldberg, Oprah Winfrey

Country: United States

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Clue

Directed by: Jonathan Lynn

Starring: Eileen Brennan, Tim Curry, Madeline Kahn

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

Bluebell

Starring: Carolyn Pickles, Annie Lambert, Philip Sayer, Michael Harbour

Country: United Kingdom

Black-Adder II

Starring: Rowan Atkinson, Tim McInnerny, Tony Robinson, Miranda Richardson

Country: United Kingdom

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Yes, Prime Minister

Starring: Paul Eddington, Nigel Hawthorne, Derek Fowlds, Diana Hoddinott

Country: United Kingdom

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Mrs. Cabobble's Caboose

Starring: Fran Powell

Country: United States

Masters of Animation

Country: United Kingdom

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 2 February 1986 ?

Holidays:
  • Ancient Latvia - Veja Diena observed.
  • St. Adelbald
  • Catholicism - Candlemas, The Presentation of the Lord, The Purification of the Blessed Virgin Mary, World Day for Consecrated Life (also February 3 in the United States).
  • United States and Canada - Groundhog Day.
  • Scotland - A quarter day in the Christian calendar (due to Candlemas).
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Jerome Kern Goes to Hollywood closes at Ritz NYC after 13 performances
  • NFL Pro Bowl: NFC beats AFC 28-24.
  • Oscar Arias Sanchez elected President of Costa Rica.
  • Ayako Okamoto win LPGA Elizabeth Arden Golf Classic.
  • Dalai Lama meets Pope John Paul II in India.

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Magazine Covers

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Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

The Mammoth Hunters

By: Jean M. Auel

Leaving the valley of horses with Jondalar, the handsome man she has nursed back to health and come to love, Ayla embarks on a journey that will lead her to the Mamutoi; the Mammoth Hunters.

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Lake Wobegon Days

By: Garrison Keillor

“Lake Wobegon Days is about the way our beliefs, desires and fears tail off into abstractions--and get renewed from time to time. . . this book, unfolding Mr.

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Texas

By: James A. Michener

"A book about oil and water, rangers and outlaws, Anglos and Hispanics, frontier and settlement, money and power...James Michener is something rare and valuable: an honorable craftsman doing honorable work....He

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Contact

By: Carl Sagan

In December, 1999, a multinational team journeys out to the stars, to the most awesome encounter in human history. Who -- or what -- is out there? In Cosmos, Carl Sagan explained the universe.

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Remember when

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Aliens: The Computer Game

Platform: Amstrad CPC, Apple II, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum

Publisher: Activision

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Darwin 4078

Darwin 4078

Platform: Arcade MSX

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Data East (arcade) Hudson (MSX)

Ganbare Goemon! Karakuri Dōchū

Ganbare Goemon! Karakuri Dōchū

Platform: Family Computer, MSX, Mobile Phones, Game Boy Advance, Virtual Console (NES version)

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Konami

Get Dexter

Get Dexter

Platform: Amstrad CPC, Atari ST

Genre: Adventure game

Publisher: ERE Informatique/PSS

Mind Walker

Mind Walker

Platform: Amiga

Genre: 3D action platformer

Publisher: Commodore


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