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Saturday 15 February 1986

1986-02-15

It was Saturday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). In that special week of February people in US were listening to How Will I Know by Whitney Houston. In UK When The Going Gets Tough (The Tough Get Going) by Billy Ocean was in the top 5 hits. The Hitcher, directed by Robert Harmon, 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.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released this week ?

The Hitcher

The Hitcher

Directed by: Robert Harmon

Starring: Rutger Hauer, C. Thomas Howell, Jennifer Jason Leigh

Country: United States

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Nine 1/2 Weeks

Nine 1/2 Weeks

Directed by: Adrian Lyne

Starring: Mickey Rourke, Kim Basinger, Margaret Whitton

Country: United States

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Quicksilver

Quicksilver

Directed by: Tom Donnelly

Starring: Kevin Bacon, Jami Gertz, Paul Rodriguez

Country: United States

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The Delta Force

The Delta Force

Directed by: Menahem Golan

Starring: Chuck Norris, Lee Marvin, Martin Balsam

Country: United States

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Carry on Jack

Carry on Jack

Directed by: Gerald Thomas

Starring: Kenneth Williams, Charles Hawtrey, Bernard Cribbins

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Hot Metal

Hot Metal

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

Country: United Kingdom

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Bluebell

Bluebell

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

Country: United Kingdom

Black-Adder II

Black-Adder II

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

Country: United Kingdom

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Yes, Prime Minister

Yes, Prime Minister

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

Country: United Kingdom

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Mrs. Cabobble's Caboose

Mrs. Cabobble's Caboose

Starring: Fran Powell

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 15 February 1986 ?

Holidays:
  • John Frum Day in Vanuatu [1]
  • Gummy Bear Day in United States
  • National Day in Serbia
  • Lupercalia
  • Candlemas in Russia and other Eastern Orthodox countries
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Philippines National Assembly authorizes 6 more years for Ferdinand Marcos
  • 44,180 largest NBA crowd to date - Philadelphia 76ers at Detroit Pistons.
  • Ferdinand Marcos wins rigged Philippines presidential election.
  • The Beechcraft Starship makes its maiden flight.
  • The Soviet liner ''Mikhail Lermontov'' sinks in the Marlborough Sounds, New Zealand.

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CD and DVD Birthday Cards

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Challenger' Explodes -- Feb. 10, 1986
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8996
  • Playboy
  • Life: Paulina Porizkova Modeling Swimming Suits

Books

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

The Mammoth Hunters by Jean M. Auel

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

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

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

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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Retro and Vintage gifts

Retro and Vintage gifts

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Mr. Mephisto

Mr. Mephisto

Platform: Commodore 64 BBC Micro

Genre: Action

Publisher: Euro-byte

The Black Bass

The Black Bass

Platform: MSX, Nintendo Entertainment System

Publisher: Hot B

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Firelord

Firelord

Platform: ZX Spectrum, Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64

Genre: Arcade adventure

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Ghost House

Ghost House

Platform: Master System

Genre: 2D action platformer

Publisher: Sega

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Ikari Warriors

Ikari Warriors

Platform: Arcade, Nintendo Entertainment System, Acorn Electron, Amstrad CPC, BBC Micro, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum, MSX2, Apple II, Amiga, Atari 2600, Atari 7800, Atari ST, Commodore 16, PC booter

Genre: Run & gun shooter

Publisher: Tradewest: Leland Cook and Byron Cook

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