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Thursday 20 February 1986

1986-02-20

It was Thursday, under the sign of Pisces. 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 Lie Down With Lions by Ken Follett 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 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

Directed by: Adrian Lyne

Starring: Mickey Rourke, Kim Basinger, Margaret Whitton

Country: United States

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Quicksilver

Directed by: Tom Donnelly

Starring: Kevin Bacon, Jami Gertz, Paul Rodriguez

Country: United States

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The Delta Force

Directed by: Menahem Golan

Starring: Chuck Norris, Lee Marvin, Martin Balsam

Country: United States

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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

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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Mrs. Cabobble's Caboose

Starring: Fran Powell

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 20 February 1986 ?

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Facts:
  • LA Dodger Orel Hershiser is 1st to win a $1M salary by arbitration
  • Mike Tyson sexually harasses a woman in Albany, New York
  • International Harvester changes its company name to Navistar International Corp.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Pat Robertson -- Feb. 17, 1986
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8997
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Challenger' Explodes -- Feb. 10, 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

"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 ?

Aighina no Yogen: From the Legend of Balubalouk

Aighina no Yogen: From the Legend of Balubalouk

Platform: Family Computer Commodore 64

Genre: 2D action platformer

Publisher: Vic Tokai

Alley Master

Alley Master

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Sports game

Publisher: Cinematronics

Athena

Platform: Arcade, NES, Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum, PlayStation Network

Genre: Platformer

Publisher: SNK

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Jackal

Platform: Arcade, NES, FDS, ZX Spectrum, Commodore 64, IBM PC, Mobile phone, XBLA via Game Room

Genre: Run and gun

Publisher: Konami

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Leather Goddesses of Phobos

Platform: Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Amstrad PCW, Apple II, Atari 8-bit, Atari ST, Commodore 64, MS-DOS, TRS-80, TI-99/4A, Macintosh

Genre: Interactive fiction

Publisher: Infocom

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