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Wednesday 15 January 1986

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Isaia Toeava and Johann Bensimon. In that special week of January people in US were listening to That's What Friends Are For by Dionne & Friends. 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 It by Stephen King was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Bluebell. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Gauntlet II or The Legend of Zelda.
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 30 days ?

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

Masters of Animation

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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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 15 January 1986 ?

Holidays:
  • Kerala in India - Makaravilakku or Makara Sankranthy at Sabarimala.
  • Jallikattu in South India.
  • United States - Traditionally, Martin Luther King Day.
  • North Korea - Korean Alphabet Day.
  • Malawi - John Chilembwe Day.
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Facts:
  • Living Seas opens (Disneyland)
  • HBO and Cinemax pay cable television services initiate scrambling their national satellite feeds.
  • The Living Seas opens at EPCOT Center in Walt Disney World, Florida.

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Magazine Covers

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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 ?

Kiki KaiKai

Platform: Arcade, MSX2, Family Computer Disk System, PC Engine, Mobile phone, Microsoft Windows, Virtual Console

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Taito Corporation

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Meltdown

Platform: Amstrad CPC

Genre: Arcade adventure; Maze

Publisher: Alligata Software

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Bombo

Bombo

Platform: Commodore 64

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Rino

Gauntlet II

Platform: Arcade, Various

Genre: Hack and slash, dungeon crawl

Publisher: Atari Games

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The Legend of Zelda

Platform: Famicom Disk System; Nintendo Entertainment System; Game Boy Advance

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Nintendo

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