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Wednesday 5 March 1986

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Julie Henderson and Dominique McElligott. In that special week of March people in US were listening to Kyrie by Mr. Mister. In UK When The Going Gets Tough (The Tough Get Going) by Billy Ocean was in the top 5 hits. A Room with a View, directed by James Ivory, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986 while Greed And Glory On Wall Street by Ken Auletta was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Crime Inc.. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Ikari Warriors or Attack of the Killer Tomatoes.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

A Room with a View

Directed by: James Ivory

Starring: Maggie Smith, Helena Bonham Carter, Denholm Elliott

Country: United States

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Directed by: Russell Mulcahy

Starring: Christopher Lambert, Sean Connery, Clancy Brown

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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Directed by: Steve Miner

Starring: William Katt, Kay Lenz, George Wendt

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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TV Series

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

Crime Inc.

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

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Supernova Flashman

Starring: Touta Tarumi, Kihachiro Uemura, Yasuhiro Ishiwata, Youko Nakamura

Country: Japan

Dragon Ball

Starring: Masako Nozawa, Jôji Yanami, Hiromi Tsuru, Mayumi Tanaka

Country: Japan

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Hot Metal

Starring: Robert Hardy, Richard Kane, Geoffrey Palmer, Richard Wilson

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Sivi dom

Starring: Velimir 'Bata' Zivojinovic, Rajko Prodanovic, Mihailo 'Misa' Janketic, Zarko Lausevic

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 5 March 1986 ?

  • St Piran's Day - Cornwall's national day.
  • Saint Theophile (d. 195)
  • Saint Olivia (d. 308)
  • Saint Gerarda
  • Learn from Lei Feng Day in China.
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Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

Greed And Glory On Wall Street

By: Ken Auletta

On a quiet July morning, one of the world's most powerful and prestigious investment banking partnerships was launched on the path to ruin-not by the economy, not by an act of

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The Bourne Supremacy

By: Robert Ludlum

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER Reenter the shadowy world of Jason Bourne, an expert assassin still plagued by the splintered nightmares of his former life.

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The Handmaid'S Tale

By: Margaret Atwood

In the world of the near future, who will control women's bodies?Offred is a Handmaid in the Republic of Gilead. She may leave the home of the Commander and his wife

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By: Steven Callahan

Before The Perfect Storm, before In the Heart of the Sea, Steven Callahan’s dramatic tale of survival at sea was on the New York Times bestseller list for more than thirty-six

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Cruise Chaser Blassty

Cruise Chaser Blassty

Platform: NEC PC-8801, NEC PC-9801, Sharp X1

Genre: Role-playing game

Publisher: Square

Ikari Warriors

Platform: Arcade, Nintendo Entertainment System, Acorn Electron, Amstrad CPC, BBC Micro, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum, MSX2, Apple II, Amiga, Atari 2600, Atari 7800, Atari ST, Commodore 16, PC booter

Genre: Run & gun shooter

Publisher: Tradewest: Leland Cook and Byron Cook

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Alex Kidd: The Lost Stars

Platform: Arcade, Master System

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Sega

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Attack of the Killer Tomatoes

Attack of the Killer Tomatoes

Platform: Sinclair Spectrum, Amstrad CPC and MSX

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Global Software

Into Oblivion (video game)

Into Oblivion (video game)

Platform: Amstrad CPC, ZX Spectrum, Commodore 64

Genre: platform game / maze game

Publisher: Mastertronic

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