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Sunday 16 March 1986

It was Sunday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Ken Doane and T J Jordan. In that special week of March people in US were listening to Sara by Starship. In UK Chain Reaction by Diana Ross was in the top 5 hits. Highlander, directed by Russell Mulcahy, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986 while Secrets by Danielle Steel was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Catherine. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Dracula or Amnesia.
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 30 days ?

Catherine

Starring: Claudine Ancelot, Pierre-Marie Escourrou, Pascale Petit, Philippe Clay

Country: France

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Crime Inc.

Starring: Martin Short, Aladena Fratianno, Joseph Cantalupo, John Cusack

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Supernova Flashman

Starring: Touta Tarumi, Kihachiro Uemura, Yasuhiro Ishiwata, Youko Nakamura

Country: Japan

Dragon Ball

Starring: Masako Nozawa, Jôji Yanami, Hiromi Tsuru, Mayumi Tanaka

Country: Japan

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Hot Metal

Starring: Robert Hardy, Richard Kane, Geoffrey Palmer, Richard Wilson

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Movies

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

Highlander

Directed by: Russell Mulcahy

Starring: Christopher Lambert, Sean Connery, Clancy Brown

Country: United States

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A Room with a View

Directed by: James Ivory

Starring: Maggie Smith, Helena Bonham Carter, Denholm Elliott

Country: United States

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Pretty in Pink

Directed by: Howard Deutch

Starring: Molly Ringwald, Jon Cryer, Harry Dean Stanton

Country: United States

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House

Directed by: Steve Miner

Starring: William Katt, Kay Lenz, George Wendt

Country: United States

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The Hitcher

Directed by: Robert Harmon

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

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 16 March 1986 ?

Holidays:
  • St. Urho's Day - the fictional patron saint of Finnish immigrants to the US, created by Richard Mattson in 1956
  • Latvia - The controversial Latvia Legions are celebrated in Latvia, where about 140,000 men joined the Waffen SS National Legions during World War II, trying to defend Latvia. Since February 23, 2000, this day is no longer an official celebration day.
  • Saint Heribert of Cologne (died 1021)
  • Saint Eusebia (+680)
  • Saint Benedicta (+1260)
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Chris Johnson wins LPGA GNA / Glendale Federal Golf Classic

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Corazon Aquino & Salvador Laurel -- Mar. 10, 1986
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9000
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Michael Deaver -- Mar. 3, 1986

Books

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

Secrets

By: Danielle Steel

Danielle Steel, America’s number-one best-selling novelist, has held millions spell-bound with such novels as Family Album, Full Circle, and Changes.

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Lie Down With Lions

By: Ken Follett

The #1 international bestseller set in Afghanistan...NOW IN TRADE PAPERBACK.“Vintage Follett…This is his most ambitious novel and itsucceeds admirably.” —USA Today“May be Ken Follett’s finest yet…The suspense mounts as swiftly as Afghan

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Dancing In The Light

By: Shirley MacLaine

Now, at a turning point in her life, comes her most revealing and exciting book yet. Outspoken, controversial, talented, and perceptive Shirley MacLaine now takes us on an intimate and fascinating personal odyssey.

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House

By: Tracy Kidder

Tracy Kidder takes readers to the heart of the American Dream: the building of a family's first house with all its day-to-day frustrations, crises, tensions, challenges, and triumphs.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Dracula

Platform: Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Text adventure

Publisher: CRL Group

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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

James Bond 007: Goldfinger

James Bond 007: Goldfinger

Platform: DOS, Apple II, Mac OS

Genre: Text Adventure

Publisher: Mindscape

Amnesia

Platform: MS-DOS, Apple II and Commodore 64

Genre: Text adventure

Publisher: Electronic Arts

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Doraemon

Platform: Family Computer

Genre: Action-adventure Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Hudson Soft

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