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Friday 11 July 1986

1986-07-11

It was Friday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). In that special week of July people in US were listening to Holding Back The Years by Simply Red. In UK Spirit In The Sky by Doctor & The Medics was in the top 5 hits. Aliens, directed by James Cameron, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986 while Last Of The Breed by Louis L'Amour was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Aliens

Directed by: James Cameron

Starring: Sigourney Weaver, Michael Biehn, Carrie Henn

Country: United States

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The Great Mouse Detective

Directed by: Ron Clements

Starring: Vincent Price, Barrie Ingham, Val Bettin

Country: United States

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Big Trouble in Little China

Directed by: John Carpenter

Starring: Kurt Russell, Kim Cattrall, Dennis Dun

Country: United States

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Labyrinth

Directed by: Jim Henson

Starring: David Bowie, Jennifer Connelly, Toby Froud

Country: United States

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The Karate Kid, Part II

Directed by: John G. Avildsen

Starring: Pat Morita, Ralph Macchio, Pat E. Johnson

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

A Very Peculiar Practice

Starring: Peter Davison, Graham Crowden, Barbara Flynn, David Troughton

Country: United Kingdom

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King of the Ghetto

Starring: Tim Roth, Zia Mohyeddin, Gwyneth Strong, Ian Dury

Country: United Kingdom

Jossy's Giants

Starring: Jim Barclay, Christopher Burgess, John Judd, Julie Foy

Country: United Kingdom

Crime Inc.

Starring: Martin Short, Aladena Fratianno, Joseph Cantalupo, John Cusack

Country: United Kingdom

Hot Metal

Starring: Robert Hardy, Richard Kane, Geoffrey Palmer, Richard Wilson

Country: United Kingdom

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 11 July 1986 ?

Holidays:
  • Mongolia - Naadam Holiday
  • Feast Day of Saint Benedict (founder of the Benedictine Order)
  • United States: Free Slurpee at 7-Eleven (most locations do this - get a free 7.11oz Slurpee on 7-11).
  • Bonfire night in Northern Ireland, precursor to The_Twelfth
  • Feast Day of Saint Olga (first Russian Saint)
Famous Birthdays:
  • Derek Sanders: Rock Singer.
  • BJ Raji: Football Player.
  • Yoann Gourcuff: French international football/soccer player who currently plays for Lyon in Ligue 1. He operates mainly as an attacking midfielder, but can also be utilized as a withdrawn striker.
  • Raúl García: Spanish footballer.
  • Ryan Jarvis: English footballer.
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Facts:
  • Mary Beth Whitehead christens surrogate Baby M, Sara
  • Maricica Puica of Romania runs 2,000 m in 5:28.69 (record for women).
  • Ingrid Kristiansen of Norway runs 10,000 m in world record 30:13.74.

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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

Once again Jean M. Auel opens the door of a time long past to reveal an age of wonder and danger at the dawn of the modern human race.

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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

Remember when

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Cruise Chaser Blassty

Cruise Chaser Blassty

Platform: NEC PC-8801, NEC PC-9801, Sharp X1

Genre: Role-playing game

Publisher: Square

Doraemon

Platform: Family Computer

Genre: Action-adventure Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Hudson Soft

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Lock-On

Platform: Arcade; IBM PC; Atari ST

Genre: First-person shooter Combat flight simulator

Publisher: Tatsumi (Japan) Data East (US)

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Mean 18

Platform: Amiga, Apple IIGS, Atari 7800, Atari ST, MS-DOS, among others

Genre: Golf

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Mermaid Madness

Platform: Amstrad CPC Commodore 64 ZX Spectrum

Genre: Action-adventure game

Publisher: Electric Dreams Software

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