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. Carry on Jack, directed by Gerald Thomas, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986 .
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in February 1986 ?
  • Pretty in PinkPretty in Pink
    directed by Howard Deutch
    starring: Molly Ringwald, Jon Cryer, Harry Dean Stanton
  • HouseHouse
    directed by Steve Miner
    starring: William Katt, Kay Lenz, George Wendt
  • Nine 1/2 WeeksNine 1/2 Weeks
    directed by Adrian Lyne
    starring: Mickey Rourke, Kim Basinger, Margaret Whitton
  • The HitcherThe Hitcher
    directed by Robert Harmon
    starring: Rutger Hauer, C. Thomas Howell, Jennifer Jason Leigh
  • The Delta ForceThe Delta Force
    directed by Menahem Golan
    starring: Chuck Norris, Lee Marvin, Martin Balsam
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Historical Events

Which were the important events of Saturday, 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
  • Saint Siegfried of Sweden
  • Saints Faustin and Jovita
  • Saint Georgia
  • Blessed Claude de la ColombiFre
  • Flag Day in Canada

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.

Famous People born
Gabriel Paletta: Argentine footballer

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Magazine

 Playboy Magazine cover
Playboy Magazine cover

Magazine

 Esquire Magazine cover
Esquire Magazine cover

Magazine

 TIME Magazine Cover: Challenger' Explodes -- Feb. 10, 1986
TIME Magazine Cover: Challenger' Explodes -- Feb. 10, 1986

Magazine

 Sports Illustrated: no.8996
Sports Illustrated: no.8996
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Books

It - Stephen King

It - Stephen King

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Books

Red Storm Rising - Tom Clancy and Larry Bond

Red Storm Rising - Tom Clancy and Larry Bond

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Books

Whirlwind - James Clavell

Whirlwind - James Clavell

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Books

The Bourne Supremacy - Robert Ludlum

The Bourne Supremacy - Robert Ludlum

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Old Journal Ads

Willie Nelson Photo Farm Aid Alvarez Guitar (1986)Willie Nelson Photo Farm Aid Alvarez Guitar (1986)
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Old Journal Ads

Horse Jockey LeRoy Neiman art Arrow Shirts Dbl (1986)Horse Jockey LeRoy Neiman art Arrow Shirts Dbl (1986)
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Tell the world why Saturday, 15 February 1986 is such a special date for you!