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Wednesday 12 November 1986

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Ignazio Abate and Robert Müller. In that special week of November people in US were listening to Amanda by Boston. In UK Take My Breath Away (Love Theme From 'Top Gun') by Berlin was in the top 5 hits. Hoosiers, directed by David Anspaugh, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986 while It by Stephen King was one of the best selling books. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Glider Rider or Last Mission.
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 ?

Our World

Starring: Linda Ellerbee, Ray Gandolf

Country: United States

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Crime Story

Written by: Chuck Adamson, Gustave Reininger

Starring: Dennis Farina, Bill Smitrovich, Steve Ryan, Billy Campbell

Country: United States

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Zoobilee Zoo

Starring: Ben Vereen, Michael B. Moynahan, Stevie Vallance, Gary Schwartz

Country: United States

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Siskel & Ebert

Starring: Roger Ebert, Gene Siskel

Country: United States

Equinox

Starring: Piers Gibbon

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Movies

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

Hoosiers

Directed by: David Anspaugh

Starring: Gene Hackman, Barbara Hershey, Dennis Hopper

Country: United States

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Betty Blue

Directed by: Jean-Jacques Beineix

Starring: Jean-Hugues Anglade, Batrice Dalle, Grard Darmon

Country: United States

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The Mission

Directed by: Roland Joff

Starring: Robert De Niro, Jeremy Irons, Ray McAnally

Country: United States

The Color of Money

Directed by: Martin Scorsese

Starring: Paul Newman, Tom Cruise, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio

Country: United States

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Peggy Sue Got Married

Directed by: Francis Coppola

Starring: Kathleen Turner, Nicolas Cage, Barry Miller

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 12 November 1986 ?

Holidays:
  • R.C. Saints - Saint Lieven (Leafwini, Lebuin); Josaphat Kuncevyc
  • Also see November 12 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Bah�'f Faith: Holy Day, Bah�'u'll�h
  • National Holiday: Sun Yat-Sen (observed in China and Taiwan)
  • In the Back To The Future film trilogy, November 12, 1955 is a key date. It is the date of the "famous Hill Valley lightning storm" which sends Marty McFly back to 1985 in his DeLorean time machine, and the date Marty gets his parents together. In Back to the Future Part II, Marty and Doc Brown return to this date to stop Biff Tannen from changing history. Doc Brown hyposthesizes that this date might hold some special significance, being the temporal junction point for the entire space-time
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Facts:
  • Roger Clemens wins AL Cy Young Award unanimously
  • Greater Manchester Police announce that they are to search for the bodies of 2 missing children (who both vanished more than 20 years ago) after the Moors Murderers Ian Brady and Myra Hindley confess to 2 more murders.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: High-Tech Wall Street -- Nov. 10, 1986
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9036
  • Time: Viruses: Keys to Life and Death. Electron micrograph cell infected with influenza virus

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 ?

Ganbare Goemon! Karakuri Dōchū

Ganbare Goemon! Karakuri Dōchū

Platform: Family Computer, MSX, Mobile Phones, Game Boy Advance, Virtual Console (NES version)

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Konami

Glider Rider

Glider Rider

Platform: Sinclair Spectrum, Commodore 64, Amstrad CPC

Genre: Arcade adventure

Publisher: Quicksilva

Kid Niki: Radical Ninja

Platform: Arcade, NES, Commodore 64, Apple II

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: Irem, Data East

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Laser Hawk

Laser Hawk

Platform: Atari 8-bit

Genre: Horizontally-scrolling shooter

Layla

Layla

Platform: Family Computer

Genre: Action

Publisher: DB-SOFT


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