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Thursday 13 November 1986

It was Thursday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Benjamin Hunt and Kevin Bridges. In that special week of November people in US were listening to Amanda by Boston. In UK Take My Breath Away (Love Theme From 'Top Gun') by Berlin was in the top 5 hits. Hoosiers, directed by David Anspaugh, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986 while It by Stephen King was one of the best selling books. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Aardvark or Calorie Kun Vs. Moguranian.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

You can also have a look at the whole 1986 or at November 13 across the years.

Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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Movies

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

Hoosiers

Directed by: David Anspaugh

Starring: Gene Hackman, Barbara Hershey, Dennis Hopper

Country: United States

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Betty Blue

Directed by: Jean-Jacques Beineix

Starring: Jean-Hugues Anglade, Batrice Dalle, Grard Darmon

Country: United States

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The Mission

Directed by: Roland Joff

Starring: Robert De Niro, Jeremy Irons, Ray McAnally

Country: United States

The Color of Money

Directed by: Martin Scorsese

Starring: Paul Newman, Tom Cruise, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio

Country: United States

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Peggy Sue Got Married

Directed by: Francis Coppola

Starring: Kathleen Turner, Nicolas Cage, Barry Miller

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Our World

Starring: Linda Ellerbee, Ray Gandolf

Country: United States

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Crime Story

Written by: Chuck Adamson, Gustave Reininger

Starring: Dennis Farina, Bill Smitrovich, Steve Ryan, Billy Campbell

Country: United States

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Zoobilee Zoo

Starring: Ben Vereen, Michael B. Moynahan, Stevie Vallance, Gary Schwartz

Country: United States

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Siskel & Ebert

Starring: Roger Ebert, Gene Siskel

Country: United States

Equinox

Starring: Piers Gibbon

Country: United Kingdom

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 13 November 1986 ?

Holidays:
  • Roman festivals - Iovis epulum; feast of Feronia
  • R.C. Saints - Bricius of Tours; Mother Cabrini; Saint Homobonus
  • Also see November 13 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
Famous Birthdays:
  • Benjamin Hunt: American noted family, the second son born to journalist and Washington correspondent for The MacNeil/Lehrer News Hour, Judy Woodruff, and her husband, Albert R. Hunt, the Washington Bureau Chief for the Wall Street Journal.
  • Kevin Bridges: Comedian.
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Giselle Jeanne-Marie LaRonde of Trinidad, 23, crowned 36th Miss World
  • US President Reagan confesses weapon sales to Iran
  • US violates Iran arms boycott.
  • NASA launches space vehicle S-199.

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in November 1986?

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: High-Tech Wall Street -- Nov. 10, 1986
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9036
  • Time: Viruses: Keys to Life and Death. Electron micrograph cell infected with influenza virus

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

Spanning four and a half centuries, James A. Michener’s monumental saga chronicles the epic history of Texas, from its Spanish roots in the age of the conquistadors to its current reputation as one of America’s most affluent, diverse, and provocative ...

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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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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Aardvark

Platform: Atari 8-bit, Commodore 64, Commodore 16

Genre: Maze

Publisher: Bug-Byte

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Calorie Kun Vs. Moguranian

Calorie Kun Vs. Moguranian

Platform: Arcade game

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Sega

The Goonies

Platform: Arcade, Family Computer, Disk System, PC-8801, X1

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: Konami

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Might and Magic Book One: The Secret Of The Inner Sanctum

Might and Magic Book One: The Secret Of The Inner Sanctum

Platform: Apple II, MS-DOS, C64, Mac, FM-7, PC-88, PC-98, MSX, TG-CD, X1, X68000, NES

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: New World Computing Gakken (Japan) StarCraft (Japan) Sammy USA

Mission 660

Mission 660

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Vertical shooter

Publisher: Taito


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