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Thursday 11 December 1986

It was Thursday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Roy Hibbert and Tyvon Branch. In that special week of December people in US were listening to The Way It Is by Bruce Hornsby. In UK The Final Countdown by Europe was in the top 5 hits. The Golden Child, directed by Michael Ritchie, 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 Julpussar och Stjärnsmällar. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Cyberun or King's Quest III: To Heir Is Human.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

The Golden Child

Directed by: Michael Ritchie

Starring: Eddie Murphy, J.L. Reate, Charles Dance

Country: United States

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¡Three Amigos!

Directed by: John Landis

Starring: Steve Martin, Chevy Chase, Martin Short

Country: United States

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Heartbreak Ridge

Directed by: Clint Eastwood

Starring: Clint Eastwood, Marsha Mason, Everett McGill

Country: United States

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The Mosquito Coast

Directed by: Peter Weir

Starring: Harrison Ford, Helen Mirren, River Phoenix

Country: United States

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Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home

Directed by: Leonard Nimoy

Starring: William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy, DeForest Kelley

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Julpussar och Stjärnsmällar

Starring: Michaela Berglund, Emilie Gjers, Ronn Elfors, Stefan Ekman

Irgendwie und sowieso

Starring: Ottfried Fischer, Elmar Wepper, Robert Giggenbach, Toni Berger

Bosco Adventure

Country: Japan

Cuna de lobos

Starring: Diana Bracho, Gonzalo Vega, María Rubio, Alejandro Camacho

Country: Mexico

Alternatywy 4

Starring: Hanna Bieniuszewicz, Stanislawa Celinska, Anna Chitro, Bozena Dykiel

Country: Poland

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 11 December 1986 ?

  • USA - Admission day for Indiana (19th state, 1816)
  • Burkina Faso - Republic Day (1958, Upper Volta became an autonomous republic in the French Community.)
  • Argentina - Tango Day, Buenos Aires
  • Also see December 11 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Roman festivals - One of the four Agonalia, this day in honour of Sol Indiges; also the Septimontium festival
Famous Birthdays:
  • Roy Hibbert: Basketball Player.
  • Tyvon Branch
  • Phylea Rashād: American noted family, the daughter of actress Phylicia Ayers Rashād, co-star on "The Cosby Show" and her husband, NBC sportscaster Ahmad Rashād.
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Famous Deaths:
  • South Africa censors press.

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

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


By: Danielle Steel

Wanderlust is the story of Audrey Driscoll. Orphaned young, Audrey has grown up caring for her eccentric millionaire grandfather and her demanding younger sister, Annabelle, who assume she will always be there for them.

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James Herriot'S Dog Stories

By: James Herriot

In this very special, heart-warming collection of favorite stories about dogs great and small, James Herriot tells us about his own dogs and all the wonderful people and animals we have

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Dancing On My Grave

By: Gelsey Kirkland with Greg Lawrence

Dancing on My Grave

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Flight Of The Intruder

By: Stephen Coonts

A smash bestseller that spent over six months on the New York Times bestseller list, FLIGHT OF THE INTRUDER became an instant classic.

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Alien Highway

Alien Highway

Platform: Sinclair Spectrum, Amstrad CPC

Genre: Arcade adventure

Publisher: Vortex Software



Platform: Family Computer

Genre: Action

Publisher: DB-SOFT

Big Bucks Trivia

Big Bucks Trivia

Platform: Arcade Game

Genre: Trivia/game show

Publisher: Dynasoft



Platform: FDS, NES

Genre: Breakout clone

Publisher: Konami

Darwin 4078

Darwin 4078

Platform: Arcade MSX

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Data East (arcade) Hudson (MSX)

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