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Friday 25 July 1986

It was Friday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Givanildo Vieira de Souza and Mimi Ikonn. In that special week of July people in US were listening to Sledgehammer by Peter Gabriel. In UK Papa Don't Preach by Madonna was in the top 5 hits. Howard the Duck, directed by Willard Huyck, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986 while Wanderlust by Danielle Steel was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Equinox. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Dynamite Dan II or Mission Omega.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released this week ?

Howard the Duck

Directed by: Willard Huyck

Starring: Lea Thompson, Jeffrey Jones, Tim Robbins

Country: United States

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Flight of the Navigator

Directed by: Randal Kleiser

Starring: Joey Cramer, Paul Reubens, Veronica Cartwright

Country: United States

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Maximum Overdrive

Directed by: Stephen King

Starring: Emilio Estevez, Pat Hingle, Laura Harrington

Country: United States

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Heartburn

Directed by: Mike Nichols

Starring: Meryl Streep, Jack Nicholson, Jeff Daniels

Country: United States

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Aliens

Directed by: James Cameron

Starring: Sigourney Weaver, Michael Biehn, Carrie Henn

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

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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King of the Ghetto

Starring: Tim Roth, Zia Mohyeddin, Gwyneth Strong, Ian Dury

Country: United Kingdom

Jossy's Giants

Starring: Jim Barclay, Christopher Burgess, John Judd, Julie Foy

Country: United Kingdom

Crime Inc.

Starring: Martin Short, Aladena Fratianno, Joseph Cantalupo, John Cusack

Country: United Kingdom

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 25 July 1986 ?

Holidays:
  • St. Thea
  • Roman festivals - Furinalia
  • Cuba - Eve of Revolution Day
  • Mexico - Anniversary of the Foundation of Santiago de QuerTtaro
  • Puerto Rico - Constitution Day (1952)
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Facts:
  • Sikhs extremist kill 16 hindus in Muhktsar India

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Fighting Pornography -- July 21, 1986
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9019
  • Time: Fireworks display in New York harbor during Liberty Weekend

Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

The Mammoth Hunters

By: Jean M. Auel

Leaving the valley of horses with Jondalar, the handsome man she has nursed back to health and come to love, Ayla embarks on a journey that will lead her to the Mamutoi; 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 ?

Ace of Aces

Platform: Amstrad CPC, Atari 8-bit, Atari 7800, Commodore 64, MSX, MS-DOS, Sega Master System, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Combat flight simulator

Publisher: Accolade, U.S. Gold

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Deactivators

Deactivators

Platform: Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum, Amstrad CPC 464

Genre: Arcade

Publisher: Reaktor

Dynamite Dan II

Dynamite Dan II

Platform: Amstrad CPC, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: Mirrorsoft

Heartland

Platform: ZX Spectrum, Commodore 64, Amstrad CPC

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Odin Computer Graphics

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Mission Omega

Mission Omega

Platform: ZX Spectrum, Commodore 64, Amstrad CPC

Genre: Strategy / Adventure

Publisher: Mind Games


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