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Wednesday 16 April 1986

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Paul di Resta and Shinji Okazaki. In that special week of April people in US were listening to Kiss by Prince. In UK A Different Corner by George Michael was in the top 5 hits. Blue City, directed by Michelle Manning, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986 while Arctic Dreams by Barry Lopez was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Rambo. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Ganso Saiyūki: Super Monkey Daibōken or Dead Zone (video game).
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Movies

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

Blue City

Directed by: Michelle Manning

Starring: Judd Nelson, Ally Sheedy, David Caruso, Paul Winfield

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Last Resort

Directed by: Zane Buzby

Starring: Charles Grodin, Robin Pearson Rose, John Ashton, Ellen Blake

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Dream Lovers

Directed by: Tony Au

Starring: Yun-Fat Chow, Brigitte Lin, Cher Yeung, Man-Lei Wong

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Crocodile Dundee

Directed by: Peter Faiman

Starring: Paul Hogan, Linda Kozlowski, John Meillon, David Gulpilil

Country: United States

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Sweet Liberty

Directed by: Alan Alda

Starring: Alan Alda, Michael Caine, Michelle Pfeiffer, Bob Hoskins

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TV Series

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

Rambo

Directed by: lionsgate

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Magnus

Directed by: Benjamin Ree

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Crossroads

Directed by: Walter Hill

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Treffpunkt Flughafen

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King of the Ghetto

Starring: Tim Roth, Zia Mohyeddin, Gwyneth Strong, Ian Dury

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 16 April 1986 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Paternus
  • Saint Bernadette
  • Blessed HervT of Tours
  • Saint Turibius
  • Saint Fructuosus
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • West Indies complete 5-0 demolition of England.

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Books

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

Arctic Dreams

By: Barry Lopez

Barry Lopez's National Book Award-winning classic study of the Far North is widely considered his masterpiece.Lopez offers a thorough examination of this obscure world-its terrain, its wildlife, its history of Eskimo

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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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Paradise Postponed

By: John Mortimer

When Simeon Simcox, a socialist clergyman, leaves his entire fortune not to his family but to the ruthless, social-climbing Tory MP Leslie Titmuss, the Rector's two sons react in very different

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Wiseguy

By: Nicholas Pileggi

Nicholas Pileggi’s vivid, unvarnished, journalistic chronicle of the life of Henry Hill—the working-class Brooklyn kid who knew from age twelve that “to be a wiseguy was to own the world,” who

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Ganso Saiyūki: Super Monkey Daibōken

Ganso Saiyūki: Super Monkey Daibōken

Platform: Family Computer

Genre: Action

Publisher: VAP

Black Belt

Platform: Sega Master System

Genre: Beat 'em up

Publisher: Sega

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Dead Zone (video game)

Dead Zone (video game)

Platform: Famicom Disk System

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: SunSoft

Dracula

Platform: Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Text adventure

Publisher: CRL Group

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Gunship

Platform: Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Commodore 64, FM Towns, MS-DOS, MSX, PC-98, Sharp X68000, ZX Spectrum, Sega Mega Drive

Genre: Combat flight simulator

Publisher: MicroProse

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Home videos

Which movies you probably rented those days on VHS/DVD to spend a great night?

Primal Impulse

Studio: Force Video

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The Incredible Human Machine

Studio: National Geographic Video (page does not exist)

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Care Bears Movie II: A New Generation

Studio: RCA/Columbia Pictures Home Video

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Jiminy Cricket's Christmas

Studio: Walt Disney Home Video

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Dreamaniac

Studio: Wizard Video

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