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Tuesday 16 September 1986

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Hasib Hussain and Farina Pao. In that special week of September people in US were listening to Stuck With You by Huey Lewis & The News. In UK Don't Leave Me This Way by The Communards was in the top 5 hits. Down by Law, directed by Jim Jarmusch, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986 while It by Stephen King was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Crime Story. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Gumshoe or Joust 2: Survival of the Fittest.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Movies

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

Down by Law

Directed by: Jim Jarmusch

Starring: Tom Waits, John Lurie, Roberto Benigni

Country: United States

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Blue Velvet

Directed by: David Lynch

Starring: Isabella Rossellini, Kyle MacLachlan, Dennis Hopper

Country: United States

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Manhunter

Directed by: Michael Mann

Starring: William Petersen, Kim Greist, Joan Allen

Country: United States

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The Fly

Directed by: David Cronenberg

Starring: Jeff Goldblum, Geena Davis, John Getz

Country: United States

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The Transformers: The Movie

Directed by: Nelson Shin

Starring: Orson Welles, Robert Stack, Leonard Nimoy

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

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

A Very Peculiar Practice

Starring: Peter Davison, Graham Crowden, Barbara Flynn, David Troughton

Country: United Kingdom

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 16 September 1986 ?

Holidays:
  • Mexico - Independence Day (from Spain; proclaimed 1810, recognised 1821, instituted 1825; See Fiestas Patrias)
  • Also see September 16 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • RC Saints - Saint Cyprian, Pope Cornelius, Saint Ludmila
  • In ancient Greece, the third day of the Eleusinian Mysteries, when the initiates walked to the sea at Phaleron and purified themselves in the water.
  • Papua New Guinea - Independence Day (from Australia, 1975)
Famous Birthdays:
  • Hasib Hussain: British alleged terrorist, thought by Scotland Yard to have been one of the men who detonated bombs on the London underground system on July 7, 2005.
  • Farina Pao: Actress and singer Urban and Caribbean music (dancehall, reggaeton, hip hop, among others),.
  • Ian Harding: American Actor.
  • Kyla Pratt: American actress.
  • Gordon Beckham: American baseball player.
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Facts:
  • Fire in Kinross gold mine, Transvaal South Africa, 177 killed

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Magazine Covers

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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 ?

Annals of Rome

Annals of Rome

Platform: ZX Spectrum, Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, Atari ST, Amiga, MS-DOS

Genre: Strategy

Publisher: PSS

Empire City: 1931

Empire City: 1931

Platform: Arcade Family Computer MSX

Genre: Shooting gallery

Publisher: Seibu Kaihatsu (Arcade EU/NA) Toshiba EMI[1] (Family Computer/MSX)

Gumshoe

Gumshoe

Platform: Nintendo Entertainment System

Genre: Platformer, Shooter

Publisher: Nintendo

Hopping Mappy

Hopping Mappy

Platform: Arcade, Mobile Phone (i Appli/V Appli/BREW), Wii (Virtual Console)

Genre: Action

Publisher: Namco

Joust 2: Survival of the Fittest

Joust 2: Survival of the Fittest

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Williams Electronics


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