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Monday 5 May 1986

It was Monday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Bart Baker . In that special week of May people in US were listening to West End Girls by Pet Shop Boys. In UK A Different Corner by George Michael was in the top 5 hits. Top Gun, directed by Tony Scott, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986 while Enter Talking by Joan Rivers with Richard Meryman was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Lau man dai hung. If you liked videogames you were probably playing 10th Frame or Big Bucks Trivia.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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TV Series

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

Lau man dai hung

Written by: Ka-Fai Wai

Starring: Carol 'Do Do' Cheng, Kathy Chow, Hoi-Shan Kwan, Carina Lau

Misija majora Atertona

Starring: Matjaz Visnar, Milan Strljic, Milan Vodopivec, Marko Todorovic

Madam Sousou

Starring: Anna Panagiotopoulou, Thanasis Papageorgiou, Natasha Assiki, Tasos Halkias

Country: Greece

King of the Ghetto

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

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Jossy's Giants

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

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Movies

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

Top Gun

Directed by: Tony Scott

Starring: Tom Cruise, Kelly McGillis, Val Kilmer

Country: United States

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Short Circuit

Directed by: John Badham

Starring: Ally Sheedy, Steve Guttenberg, Fisher Stevens

Country: United States

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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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 5 May 1986 ?

Holidays:
  • Martyrs Neophytos, Gaius and Gaianus
  • Euthymios the Wonderworker
  • Barlaam of Serpukhov
  • Martin and Heraclius of Illyria
  • Eulogios the Confessor
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Hall of Fame and Museum announced to be built in Cleveland

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Magazine Covers

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Books

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

Enter Talking

By: Joan Rivers with Richard Meryman

autographed with personalized inscription with plastic over hardback dust cover

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Necessary Losses

By: Judith Viorst

From grief and mourning to aging and relationships, poet and Redbook contributor Judith Viorst presents a thoughtful and researched study in this examination of love, loss, and letting go.Drawing

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Wiseguy

By: Nicholas Pileggi

Nicholas Pileggi’s vivid, unvarnished, journalistic chronicle of the life of Henry Hill—the working-class Brooklyn kid who knew from age twelve that “to be a wiseguy was to own the world,” who

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Nerilka'S Story

By: Anne McCaffrey

Ashamed of her father's refusal to help the others of Fort Hold, Nerilka helps Lord Alessan prepare a serum to combat a dreaded plague.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

10th Frame

Platform: Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Commodore 64, DOS, MSX, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Sports

Publisher: U.S. Gold

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Big Bucks Trivia

Big Bucks Trivia

Platform: Arcade Game

Genre: Trivia/game show

Publisher: Dynasoft

Contact Sam Cruise

Contact Sam Cruise

Platform: ZX Spectrum

Genre: Arcade adventure

Publisher: Microsphere

Guardic

Guardic

Platform: MSX, iOS

Genre: Arcade

Publisher: Compile, D4 Enterprise

Kid Niki: Radical Ninja

Platform: Arcade, NES, Commodore 64, Apple II

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: Irem, Data East

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