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Saturday 11 January 1986

It was Saturday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Rachel Riley . In that special week of January people in US were listening to Say You, Say Me by Lionel Richie. In UK West End Girls by Pet Shop Boys was in the top 5 hits. Enemy Mine, directed by Wolfgang Petersen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986 while The Accidental Tourist by Anne Tyler was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Bluebell. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Big Bucks Trivia or James Bond 007: Goldfinger.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

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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 of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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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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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Mrs. Cabobble's Caboose

Starring: Fran Powell

Country: United States

Il était une fois... la vie

Starring: Roger Carel, Marie-Laure Beneston, Alain Dorval, Gilles Laurent

Country: France

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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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 11 January 1986 ?

Holidays:
  • Morocco - The Independence manifesto day.
  • Japan - Kagami-Biraki (Rice Cakes Festival).
  • Feast of the Baptism of Jesus.
  • Roman Empire - First day of Carmentalia in honor of Carmenta.
  • Nepal - Unity Day.
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • 1st black lt gov since reconstruction sworn in (Douglas Wilder of Va)
  • First US black Lieutenant-Governor since reconstruction sworn in (Douglas Wilder of Virginia).
  • The Gateway Bridge, Brisbane in Queensland, Australia is officially opened.

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Books

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

The Accidental Tourist

By: Anne Tyler

“POIGNANT . . . FUNNY . . . THE ACCIDENTAL TOURIST IS ONE OF HER BEST. . . . [TYLER] HAS NEVER BEEN STRONGER.”–The

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Dancing In The Light

By: Shirley MacLaine

Now, at a turning point in her life, comes her most revealing and exciting book yet. Outspoken, controversial, talented, and perceptive Shirley MacLaine now takes us on an intimate and fascinating personal odyssey.

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It

By: Stephen King

Now a major motion picture Stephen King’s terrifying, classic #1 New York Times bestseller, “a landmark in American literature” (Chicago Sun-Times)—about seven adults who return to their hometown to confront a nightmare they had first stumbled on as teenagers…an evil ...

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Skeleton Crew

By: Stephen King

Who could imagine…?In this brilliant collection of twenty-two stories, Stephen King takes readers down paths that only he could imagine….A supermarket becomes the place where humanity makes its last stand against

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Jack the Nipper

Jack the Nipper

Platform: ZX Spectrum, Commodore 64, Amstrad CPC, MSX

Genre: Puzzle, Platform

Publisher: Gremlin Graphics

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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Big Bucks Trivia

Big Bucks Trivia

Platform: Arcade Game

Genre: Trivia/game show

Publisher: Dynasoft

James Bond 007: Goldfinger

James Bond 007: Goldfinger

Platform: DOS, Apple II, Mac OS

Genre: Text Adventure

Publisher: Mindscape

Layla

Layla

Platform: Family Computer

Genre: Action

Publisher: DB-SOFT


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