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Sunday 23 February 1986

It was Sunday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Skylar Grey and Emerson Conceição. 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 Supernova Flashman. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Big Event Golf or Mermaid Madness.
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 ?

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 23 February 1986 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Milburga
  • Roman Empire - Terminalia held in honor of Terminus.
  • Russia - Defender of the Fatherland Day (formerly Red Army Day or Day of Soviet Army and Navy).
  • Blessed odilia of Mombeek
  • Guyana - Mashramani-Republic Day.
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Facts:
  • Mary Beth Zimmerman wins LPGA Standard Register / Samaritan Golf Classic
  • Despite losing his arbitration case, Boston Red Sox player Wade Boggs receives largest arbitration settlement (US$1.35 million).
  • Nelli Fiere-Cooman runs world record 60 metre indoor (7.00 seconds).

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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

The Mammoth Hunters

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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 ?

Agent X

Platform: Sinclair Spectrum

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Mastertronic

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Big Event Golf

Big Event Golf

Platform: Arcade Game

Genre: Traditional golf simulation

Publisher: Taito

Druid

Platform: Amstrad CPC, Atari 8-bit family, Atari ST, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum, Amiga, Sharp X68000

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Firebird

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Kiki KaiKai

Platform: Arcade, MSX2, Family Computer Disk System, PC Engine, Mobile phone, Microsoft Windows, Virtual Console

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Taito Corporation

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Mermaid Madness

Platform: Amstrad CPC Commodore 64 ZX Spectrum

Genre: Action-adventure game

Publisher: Electric Dreams Software

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