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Thursday 16 October 1986

1986-10-16

It was Thursday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). In that special week of October people in US were listening to When I Think Of You by Janet Jackson. In UK True Blue by Madonna was in the top 5 hits. The Color of Money, directed by Martin Scorsese, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986 while It by Stephen King was one of the best selling books.
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Old Newspapers

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Movies

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

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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Sid and Nancy

Directed by: Alex Cox

Starring: Gary Oldman, Chloe Webb, David Hayman

Country: United States

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Crocodile Dundee

Directed by: Peter Faiman

Starring: Paul Hogan, Linda Kozlowski, John Meillon

Country: United States

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Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer

Directed by: John McNaughton

Starring: Michael Rooker, Tracy Arnold, Tom Towles

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 16 October 1986 ?

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Facts:
  • Raggedy Ann opens at Nederlander Theater NYC for 5 performances
  • Marie Osmond marries Brian Blosil
  • US government closes down due to budget problems.
  • Armand Hammer returns to US with Jewish refusenik David Goldfarb.
  • Reinhold Messner becomes the first person to summit all 14 Eight-thousanders.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Summit in Iceland -- Oct. 13, 1986
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9032
  • Time: Inset: Secretary State George Schultz & Russian Foreign Minister. Eduard Shevardnadze

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

"A book about oil and water, rangers and outlaws, Anglos and Hispanics, frontier and settlement, money and power...James Michener is something rare and valuable: an honorable craftsman doing honorable work....He

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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 ?

The Castle

Platform: PC-8801, PC-9801, PC-6001, FM-7, X1, MSX, SG-1000

Genre: Puzzle-Platfomer

Publisher: ASCII Corporation

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Cholo

Cholo

Platform: Amstrad CPC, BBC Micro, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum

Genre: First-person shooter, Vehicle simulation game

Publisher: Firebird

Mad Nurse

Mad Nurse

Platform: Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Platformer

Publisher: Firebird Software Ltd.

Miami Vice

Platform: Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Action

Publisher: Ocean Software

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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


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