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Saturday 12 April 1986

It was Saturday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Athena Lundberg and Matt McGorry. In that special week of April people in US were listening to Rock Me Amadeus by Falco. In UK Chain Reaction by Diana Ross was in the top 5 hits. Legend, directed by Ridley Scott, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986 while Cyclops by Clive Cussler was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Silver Fang. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Dark Castle or Magmax.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?


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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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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TV Series

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

Silver Fang

Country: Japan

Mezon Ikkoku

Starring: Terry Klassen, Sharon Alexander, Nicole Bouma, Paul Dobson

Country: Japan

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Starring: Claudine Ancelot, Pierre-Marie Escourrou, Pascale Petit, Philippe Clay

Country: France

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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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 12 April 1986 ?

  • Saint Julius I
  • Saint Zeno of Verona
  • Saint Erkembode
  • Saint Damian
  • Yuri's Night, an international celebration of the first human in space, Yuri Gagarin; in Russia (and formerly in USSR), the Cosmonautics Day.
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Famous Deaths:
  • 20,000 mine workers protest closing of Hasselt Belgium mines.

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


By: Clive Cussler

Clive Cussler’s bestselling Cyclops is another swashbuckling NUMA Files adventure! When a financier turned treasure hunter vanishes mysteriously, only Dirk Pitt can prevent an international incident that threatens to start a

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Blessings In Disguise

By: Alec Guinness

The memoirs of the actor Sir Alec Guinness. The book includes pen portraits of such characters as Ralph Richardson, Sybil Thorndike and John Gielgud, as well as accounts of Guinness's film

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Private Affairs

By: Judith Michael

After sixteen years of marriage and family, Matt and Elizabeth Lovell risked everything to build an empire of their own. Soon they were an American success, caught up in the breathless

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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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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?



Platform: Apple II

Genre: Action, strategy

Publisher: Brøderbund

Alter Ego

Platform: Apple II, Commodore 64, DOS, Mac OS

Genre: Life simulation Role-playing video game

Publisher: Activision

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Dark Castle

Platform: Amiga, Apple IIGS, Atari ST, Apple Macintosh, MS-DOS, Mega Drive/Genesis, Commodore 64, CD-i, MSX

Genre: Platform game

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James Bond 007: Goldfinger

James Bond 007: Goldfinger

Platform: DOS, Apple II, Mac OS

Genre: Text Adventure

Publisher: Mindscape


Platform: Arcade ZX Spectrum Commodore 64 Amstrad CPC

Genre: Scrolling shooter

Publisher: Nichibutsu,FCI,Imagine Software

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