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Friday 21 February 1986

It was Friday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Amedeo and Prince Amedeo of Belgium. 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. House, directed by Steve Miner, 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. On TV people were watching Dragon Ball. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Jewels of Darkness or Laser Hawk.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released this week ?

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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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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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 21 February 1986 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Pepin of Landen
  • Language Martyrs' Day - A day celebrated by Bengali speaking people for gaining right of mother tongue.
  • Catholicism - Feast day of Saint Peter Damiani.
  • Saint Randoald
  • International Mother Language Day (UNESCO).
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Facts:
  • AIDS patient Ryan White returns to classes at Western Middle School
  • Tennis star Jimmy Connors fined US$20,000 and suspended for ten weeks.

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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

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 ?

Baltron

Baltron

Platform: Family Computer

Genre: Scrolling shooter action(with sci-fi and cyberpunk themes[2])

Publisher: Toei Animation

Jewels of Darkness

Platform: Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Amstrad PCW, Atari 8-bit, Atari ST, Commodore 64, Macintosh, MS-DOS, MSX, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Text Adventure

Publisher: Rainbird Software

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Laser Hawk

Laser Hawk

Platform: Atari 8-bit

Genre: Horizontally-scrolling shooter

Light Force

Platform: Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Faster Than Light

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Lords of Conquest

Platform: Commodore 64, Apple II, DOS

Genre: Strategy

Publisher: Don Daglow

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