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Tuesday 11 February 1986

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Robin Hawkins and Kees Luyckx. In that special week of February people in US were listening to How Will I Know by Whitney Houston. In UK When The Going Gets Tough (The Tough Get Going) by Billy Ocean was in the top 5 hits. Quicksilver, directed by Tom Donnelly, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986 while The Mammoth Hunters by Jean M. Auel was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Hot Metal. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Brian Jacks Uchi Mata or Leaderboard.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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TV Series

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

Hot Metal

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

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Bluebell

Starring: Carolyn Pickles, Annie Lambert, Philip Sayer, Michael Harbour

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Black-Adder II

Starring: Rowan Atkinson, Tim McInnerny, Tony Robinson, Miranda Richardson

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Yes, Prime Minister

Starring: Paul Eddington, Nigel Hawthorne, Derek Fowlds, Diana Hoddinott

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Mrs. Cabobble's Caboose

Starring: Fran Powell

Country: United States

Movies

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

Quicksilver

Directed by: Tom Donnelly

Starring: Kevin Bacon, Jami Gertz, Paul Rodriguez

Country: United States

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The Delta Force

Directed by: Menahem Golan

Starring: Chuck Norris, Lee Marvin, Martin Balsam

Country: United States

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Carry on Jack

Directed by: Gerald Thomas

Starring: Kenneth Williams, Charles Hawtrey, Bernard Cribbins

Country: United States

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Hannah and Her Sisters

Directed by: Woody Allen

Starring: Mia Farrow, Dianne Wiest, Michael Caine

Country: United States

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Enemy Mine

Directed by: Wolfgang Petersen

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

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 11 February 1986 ?

Holidays:
  • World Day of the Sick.
  • Catholicism - Feast day of Our Lady of Lourdes.
  • National Foundation Day in Japan (See Holidays of Japan.)
  • National Youth Day in Cameroon.
  • Professor Leets' Day in the United States.
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Frank [Patrick] Herbert: American sci-fi author (Dune), dies at age 65 (born 1920).
  • Frank Herbert: American writer, a reporter and editor for a west coast newspaper and a prolific author of sci-fi, most notably the Dune series.
Facts:
  • Activist Anatoly Scharansky released by USSR, leaves country
  • Australia beat India 2-0 to win the World Series Cup.
  • Iran begins Fajr-8 offensive against Iraq.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Challenger' Explodes -- Feb. 10, 1986
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8996
  • Time: Collage by Mark English

Books

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

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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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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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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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Brian Jacks Uchi Mata

Brian Jacks Uchi Mata

Platform: Commodore 64, Amstrad CPC, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Sports, Fighting

Publisher: Martech

Legend of the Amazon Women

Legend of the Amazon Women

Platform: Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Beat 'em up

Publisher: U.S. Gold Mastertronic

Ghost House

Platform: Master System

Genre: 2D action platformer

Publisher: Sega

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Knight Tyme

Knight Tyme

Platform: Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, MSX, ZX Spectrum (separate 48K and 128K versions)

Genre: Graphic adventure

Publisher: Mastertronic

Leaderboard

Platform: Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Amstrad PCW, Atari 800/XL/XE, Atari ST, Commodore 64, Commodore 128, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Sports simulation (golf)

Publisher: Access Software

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