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Thursday 30 January 1986

It was Thursday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Sam Duckworth and Nick Evans. In that special week of January people in US were listening to That's What Friends Are For by Dionne & Friends. In UK West End Girls by Pet Shop Boys was in the top 5 hits. while The Mammoth Hunters by Jean M. Auel was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Sivi dom. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Captured or Drag Race Eliminator.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Enemy Mine

Directed by: Wolfgang Petersen

Starring: Dennis Quaid, Louis Gossett Jr., Brion James

Country: United States

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Brazil

Directed by: Terry Gilliam

Starring: Jonathan Pryce, Kim Greist, Robert De Niro

Country: United States

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The Color Purple

Directed by: Steven Spielberg

Starring: Danny Glover, Whoopi Goldberg, Oprah Winfrey

Country: United States

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Clue

Directed by: Jonathan Lynn

Starring: Eileen Brennan, Tim Curry, Madeline Kahn

Country: United States

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Out of Africa

Directed by: Sydney Pollack

Starring: Meryl Streep, Robert Redford, Klaus Maria Brandauer

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?

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

Masters of Animation

Country: United Kingdom

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Historical Events

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: William Perry & Walter Payton -- Jan. 27, 1986
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8994
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Shedding Weight -- Jan. 20, 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 ?

Bird Week

Bird Week

Platform: Family Computer

Genre: Life simulation Action

Publisher: Toshiba EMI

Captured

Platform: Commodore 64

Genre: 2D action platformer

Publisher: American Action

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Drag Race Eliminator

Drag Race Eliminator

Platform: Commodore 64 IBM PC

Genre: Drag racing

Publisher: Family Software - Drag Racing Computers and Software

Hopping Mappy

Hopping Mappy

Platform: Arcade, Mobile Phone (i Appli/V Appli/BREW), Wii (Virtual Console)

Genre: Action

Publisher: Namco

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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