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Monday 14 April 1986

It was Monday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Matt Derbyshire and Todd Gilles. In that special week of April people in US were listening to Kiss by Prince. In UK A Different Corner by George Michael was in the top 5 hits. Legend, directed by Ridley Scott, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986 while The Bourne Supremacy by Robert Ludlum was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Silver Fang. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Falklands '82 or Get Dexter.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

You can also have a look at the whole 1986 or at April 14 across the years.

Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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Movies

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

Legend

Directed by: Ridley Scott

Starring: Tom Cruise, Mia Sara, Tim Curry

Country: United States

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The Money Pit

Directed by: Richard Benjamin

Starring: Tom Hanks, Shelley Long, Alexander Godunov

Country: United States

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Highlander

Directed by: Russell Mulcahy

Starring: Christopher Lambert, Sean Connery, Clancy Brown

Country: United States

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A Room with a View

Directed by: James Ivory

Starring: Maggie Smith, Helena Bonham Carter, Denholm Elliott

Country: United States

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House

Directed by: Steve Miner

Starring: William Katt, Kay Lenz, George Wendt

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

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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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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 14 April 1986 ?

Holidays:
  • Vishu - Harvest festival in Kerala, India.
  • N'Ko Alphabet Day - the anniversary of the day the N'Ko alphabet was completed in 1949.
  • Tamil New Year - Celebrations for Tamils all over the world.
  • New Year Celebrations in parts of India and whole of Sri Lanka.
  • Baisakhi - Celebrations in Punjab, India.
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • US aircraft attacks 5 terrorist locations in Libya
  • Desmond Tutu elected Anglican archbishop of Capetown, South Africa.
  • Double-decker ferry sinks in stormy weather in Bangladesh killing 200.
  • 21st Academy of Country Music Awards: George Strait, Alabama, Reba McEntire.
  • 1 kilogram (2.2 lb) hailstones fall on the Gopalganj district of Bangladesh, killing 92. These are the heaviest hailstones ever recorded.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Cheap Oil -- Apr. 14, 1986
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9005
  • Time: NY Mets baseball player Dwight Gooden

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 ?

Arkanoid

Platform: Arcade, Nintendo Entertainment System, Various

Genre: Breakout

Publisher: Taito Corporation Romstar

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Bobby Bearing

Bobby Bearing

Platform: ZX Spectrum, Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64

Genre: Arcade adventure

Publisher: The Edge

Dark Castle

Platform: Amiga, Apple IIGS, Atari ST, Apple Macintosh, MS-DOS, Mega Drive/Genesis, Commodore 64, CD-i, MSX

Genre: Platform game

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Falklands '82

Falklands '82

Platform: ZX Spectrum, Commodore 64

Genre: Turn-based strategy

Publisher: Personal Software Services

Get Dexter

Get Dexter

Platform: Amstrad CPC, Atari ST

Genre: Adventure game

Publisher: ERE Informatique/PSS


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