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Sunday 16 March 1986

It was Sunday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Ken Doane and T J Jordan. In that special week of March people in US were listening to Sara by Starship. In UK Chain Reaction by Diana Ross was in the top 5 hits. Highlander, directed by Russell Mulcahy, 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 Catherine. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Harrier Combat Simulator or Mappy-Land.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

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Movies

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

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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Pretty in Pink

Directed by: Howard Deutch

Starring: Molly Ringwald, Jon Cryer, Harry Dean Stanton

Country: United States

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The Hitcher

Directed by: Robert Harmon

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

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 16 March 1986 ?

Holidays:
  • St. Urho's Day - the fictional patron saint of Finnish immigrants to the US, created by Richard Mattson in 1956
  • Latvia - The controversial Latvia Legions are celebrated in Latvia, where about 140,000 men joined the Waffen SS National Legions during World War II, trying to defend Latvia. Since February 23, 2000, this day is no longer an official celebration day.
  • Saint Heribert of Cologne (died 1021)
  • Saint Eusebia (+680)
  • Saint Benedicta (+1260)
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Facts:
  • Chris Johnson wins LPGA GNA / Glendale Federal Golf Classic

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Corazon Aquino & Salvador Laurel -- Mar. 10, 1986
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9000
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Michael Deaver -- Mar. 3, 1986

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

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 ?

Alex Kidd in Miracle World

Platform: Master System

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Sega

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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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Gumshoe

Gumshoe

Platform: Nintendo Entertainment System

Genre: Platformer, Shooter

Publisher: Nintendo

Harrier Combat Simulator

Harrier Combat Simulator

Platform: Commodore 64

Genre: Flight simulation[1] using a first-person perspective

Mappy-Land

Platform: Nintendo Entertainment System, Wii U Virtual Console

Genre: Action, Platform game

Publisher: NA: Taxan JP: Namco Wii U Virtual Console: Bandai Namco Games

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