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Saturday 26 April 1986

1986-04-26

It was Saturday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). In that special week of April people in US were listening to Kiss by Prince. In UK A Different Corner by George Michael was in the top 5 hits. No Retreat, No Surrender, directed by Corey Yuen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986 while The Bourne Supremacy by Robert Ludlum was one of the best selling books.
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 in the last months ?

No Retreat, No Surrender

Directed by: Corey Yuen

Starring: Kurt McKinney, Jean-Claude Van Damme, J.W. Fails

Country: United States

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Legend

Directed by: Ridley Scott

Starring: Tom Cruise, Mia Sara, Tim Curry

Country: United States

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The Money Pit

Directed by: Richard Benjamin

Starring: Tom Hanks, Shelley Long, Alexander Godunov

Country: United States

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Highlander

Directed by: Russell Mulcahy

Starring: Christopher Lambert, Sean Connery, Clancy Brown

Country: United States

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A Room with a View

Directed by: James Ivory

Starring: Maggie Smith, Helena Bonham Carter, Denholm Elliott

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

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

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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 26 April 1986 ?

Holidays:
  • World Intellectual Property Day (since 2001).
  • Florida and Georgia, USA - Confederate Memorial Day.
  • Shi'a Islam - Mawlid, Muhammad's birthday (2005).
  • Tanzania - Union Day.
  • Feast day of the following saint in the Orthodox Church: Stephen of Perm - also Old Permic Alphabet Day
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Actor / body builder Arnold Schwarzenegger weds newscaster Maria Shriver
  • Game between Angels and Twins delayed for 9 minutes by strong winds
  • Worst nuclear disaster, 4th reactor at Chernobyl USSR explodes, 31 die
  • Firestone World Bowling Tournament of Champions won by Marshall Holman.
  • A nuclear reactor accident occurs at the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant in the Soviet Union (now Ukraine), creating the world's worst nuclear disaster.

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CD and DVD Birthday Cards

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9006
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Cheap Oil -- Apr. 14, 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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Remember when

Remember when

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

180

Platform: ZX Spectrum Commodore 64 Amstrad CPC Atari 8-bit MSX

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Mastertronic Added Dimension

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Airheart

Airheart

Platform: Apple II

Genre: Action, strategy

Publisher: Brøderbund

Bird Week

Bird Week

Platform: Family Computer

Genre: Life simulation Action

Publisher: Toshiba EMI

The Black Cauldron

Platform: MS-DOS, Amiga, Apple II, Apple IIGS, Atari ST

Genre: adventure game

Publisher: Walt Disney Personal Computer Software

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King's Quest III: To Heir Is Human

Platform: MS-DOS, Apple II, Apple IIGS, Amiga, Atari ST, Mac, Tandy Color Computer 3

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Sierra On-Line

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