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Friday 14 February 1986, Valentine's Day

It was Friday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Tiffany Thornton and Michael Ammermuller. 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. The Hitcher, directed by Robert Harmon, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986 while Texas by James A. Michener was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Hot Metal. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Mantronix or Cover art for the TurboGrafx-CD release.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Which were the most popular movies released this week ?

The Hitcher

Directed by: Robert Harmon

Starring: Rutger Hauer, C. Thomas Howell, Jennifer Jason Leigh

Country: United States

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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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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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Sivi dom

Starring: Velimir 'Bata' Zivojinovic, Rajko Prodanovic, Mihailo 'Misa' Janketic, Zarko Lausevic


Starring: Master Rinku

Country: India


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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 14 February 1986 ?

  • Denmark - Fastelavn. Children dress up, much like Halloween in the US.
  • Arizona - Admission Day (1912).
  • Mexico - Day of National Mourning (1831).
  • Oregon - Admission Day (1859).
  • Western World - Valentine's Day.
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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


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


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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Stone 588

By: Gerald A. Browne

From master storyteller Gerald A. Browne comes the electrifying New York Times bestseller about a flawed gemstone with healing powers that drives people to the darkest edge of obsession, passion, greed,

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Angels Of September

By: Andrew M. Greeley

Angels Of September, by Greeley, Andrew M.

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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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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

The Black Bass

Platform: MSX, Nintendo Entertainment System

Publisher: Hot B

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Platform: Sinclair Spectrum

Genre: Arcade adventure

Publisher: Probe Software

Cover art for the TurboGrafx-CD release

Cover art for the TurboGrafx-CD release

Platform: Famicom, Fujitsu FM-7, Microsoft Windows, NEC PC-88, NEC PC-98, MSX, Sharp X1, Sharp X68000, TurboGrafx-CD, MS-DOS, Nintendo DS, iOS,

Genre: Adventure game Visual novel

Publisher: Riverhillsoft (PC-98)[1] Micro Cabin (MSX)[2] Brøderbund (DOS)[1] Hudson Soft (TG-CD)[1] FonFun (DS)[1] SETA Corporation (FC)

The Detective

Platform: Commodore 64[1] Nintendo DS

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Argus Press Software

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Platform: Amstrad CPC, Apple II, Atari 8-bit, Commodore 64, DOS, NES, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Action

Publisher: U.S. Gold, Mindscape

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