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Wednesday 16 July 1986

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Calum Gittins and Florent Géroux. In that special week of July people in US were listening to Invisible Touch by Genesis. In UK Papa Don't Preach by Madonna was in the top 5 hits. Aliens, directed by James Cameron, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986 while James Herriot'S Dog Stories by James Herriot was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Solunski patrdii. If you liked videogames you were probably playing 3-D Thunder Ceptor II or James Bond 007: Goldfinger.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

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TV Series

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

Solunski patrdii

Starring: Blagoja Spirkovski-Dzumerko, Dimce Meskovski, Trajce Ivanoski, Goce Todorovski

A Very Peculiar Practice

Starring: Peter Davison, Graham Crowden, Barbara Flynn, David Troughton

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Lau man dai hung

Written by: Ka-Fai Wai

Starring: Carol 'Do Do' Cheng, Kathy Chow, Hoi-Shan Kwan, Carina Lau

Misija majora Atertona

Starring: Matjaz Visnar, Milan Strljic, Milan Vodopivec, Marko Todorovic

Madam Sousou

Starring: Anna Panagiotopoulou, Thanasis Papageorgiou, Natasha Assiki, Tasos Halkias

Country: Greece

Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Aliens

Directed by: James Cameron

Starring: Sigourney Weaver, Michael Biehn, Carrie Henn

Country: United States

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The Great Mouse Detective

Directed by: Ron Clements

Starring: Vincent Price, Barrie Ingham, Val Bettin

Country: United States

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Big Trouble in Little China

Directed by: John Carpenter

Starring: Kurt Russell, Kim Cattrall, Dennis Dun

Country: United States

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Labyrinth

Directed by: Jim Henson

Starring: David Bowie, Jennifer Connelly, Toby Froud

Country: United States

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The Karate Kid, Part II

Directed by: John G. Avildsen

Starring: Pat Morita, Ralph Macchio, Pat E. Johnson

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 16 July 1986 ?

Holidays:
  • Botswana - President's Day (2nd day)
  • Catholic - Feast of Our Lady of Mount Carmel
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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: Fireworks display in New York harbor during Liberty Weekend
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9018
  • Time: Inset: wedding couple.

Books

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

James Herriot'S Dog Stories

By: James Herriot

In this very special, heart-warming collection of favorite stories about dogs great and small, James Herriot tells us about his own dogs and all the wonderful people and animals we have

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I'Ll Take Manhattan

By: Judith Krantz

I'll take Manhattan is a fascinating drama of power, sexual obsession, betrayal, and true love played out in the sophisticated, high-stakes arena of magazine publishing.

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Barrier Island

By: John D. MacDonald

Tucker Loomis is a hard and dangerous man with a ruthlessness all West Bay fears and respects, and an improbable amount of money.

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A Perfect Spy

By: John le Carré

Over the course of his seemingly irreproachable life, Magnus Pym has been all things to all people: a devoted family man, a trusted colleague, a loyal friend—and the perfect spy.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

3-D Thunder Ceptor II

3-D Thunder Ceptor II

Platform: Arcade

Genre: 3D shooter

Publisher: Namco

Dan Dare: Pilot of the Future

Dan Dare: Pilot of the Future

Platform: ZX Spectrum Amstrad CPC Commodore 64

Genre: Action Adventure

Publisher: Virgin Interactive, Electronic Arts

Adventure Island

Platform: NES, MSX, Game Boy, Gamate, Game Boy Advance, GameCube, PlayStation 2, Virtual Console

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Hudson Soft

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James Bond 007: Goldfinger

James Bond 007: Goldfinger

Platform: DOS, Apple II, Mac OS

Genre: Text Adventure

Publisher: Mindscape

Might and Magic Book One: The Secret Of The Inner Sanctum

Might and Magic Book One: The Secret Of The Inner Sanctum

Platform: Apple II, MS-DOS, C64, Mac, FM-7, PC-88, PC-98, MSX, TG-CD, X1, X68000, NES

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: New World Computing Gakken (Japan) StarCraft (Japan) Sammy USA


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