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Sunday 16 November 1986

It was Sunday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Maxime Médard and Omar Mateen. In that special week of November people in US were listening to Amanda by Boston. In UK Take My Breath Away (Love Theme From 'Top Gun') by Berlin was in the top 5 hits. An American Tail, directed by Don Bluth, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986 while Whirlwind by James Clavell was one of the best selling books. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Aighina no Yogen: From the Legend of Balubalouk or Batman.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

An American Tail

Directed by: Don Bluth

Starring: Dom DeLuise, Christopher Plummer, Erica Yohn

Country: United States

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Directed by: David Anspaugh

Starring: Gene Hackman, Barbara Hershey, Dennis Hopper

Country: United States

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Betty Blue

Directed by: Jean-Jacques Beineix

Starring: Jean-Hugues Anglade, Batrice Dalle, Grard Darmon

Country: United States

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The Color of Money

Directed by: Martin Scorsese

Starring: Paul Newman, Tom Cruise, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio

Country: United States

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Peggy Sue Got Married

Directed by: Francis Coppola

Starring: Kathleen Turner, Nicolas Cage, Barry Miller

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Irgendwie und sowieso

Starring: Ottfried Fischer, Elmar Wepper, Robert Giggenbach, Toni Berger

Bosco Adventure

Country: Japan

Cuna de lobos

Starring: Diana Bracho, Gonzalo Vega, María Rubio, Alejandro Camacho

Country: Mexico

Alternatywy 4

Starring: Hanna Bieniuszewicz, Stanislawa Celinska, Anna Chitro, Bozena Dykiel

Country: Poland

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Putovanje u Vucjak

Starring: Rade Serbedzija, Mustafa Nadarevic, Milena Dravic, Mira Furlan

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 16 November 1986 ?

  • USA - admission of Oklahoma, 46th state, 1907
  • R.C. Saints - Saint Margaret of Scotland ; Gertrude the Great
  • Also see November 16 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • International Day for Tolerance
  • Iceland - Dagur fslenskrar tungu (Icelandic Language Day)
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Sport Games on 16 November 1986

American Football
  • Chicago Bears - Atlanta Falcons : 13 - 10
  • Cleveland Browns - Los Angeles Raiders : 14 - 27
  • Dallas Cowboys - San Diego Chargers : 24 - 21
  • Detroit Lions - Philadelphia Eagles : 13 - 11
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What news were making the headlines those days in November 1986?

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: High-Tech Wall Street -- Nov. 10, 1986
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9036
  • Time: Viruses: Keys to Life and Death. Electron micrograph cell infected with influenza virus


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


By: James Clavell

Whirlwind is the story of three weeks in Tehran in February 1979: three weeks of fanaticism, passion, self-sacrifice and heartbreak. Caught between the revolutionaries and the forces of international intrigue is a team of professional pilots.

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Hollywood Husbands

By: Jackie Collins

Hollywood Husbands are hot...Hollywood Husbands aredynamic...Hollywood Husbands are sexy... Jack Python is the hottest Hollywood Husband of all. He rulesnighttime T.V. and his controversial talk show burns up the ratings, while thewomen he encounters melt.

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A Taste For Death

By: P. D. James

When the quiet Little Vestry of St. Matthew's Church becomes the blood-soaked scene of a double murder, Scotland Yard Commander Adam Dalgliesh faces an intriguing conundrum: How did an upper-crust Minister come to lie, slit throat to slit throat, next ...

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Necessary Losses

By: Judith Viorst

From grief and mourning to aging and relationships, poet and Redbook contributor Judith Viorst presents a thoughtful and researched study in this examination of love, loss, and letting go.Drawing

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Aighina no Yogen: From the Legend of Balubalouk

Aighina no Yogen: From the Legend of Balubalouk

Platform: Family Computer Commodore 64

Genre: 2D action platformer

Publisher: Vic Tokai


Platform: ZX Spectrum, Amstrad CPC, MSX, Amstrad PCW

Genre: Action, Adventure

Publisher: Ocean Software

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BMX Simulator

Platform: Amiga, Atari 8-bit, Atari ST, Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, MSX, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Racing Sports simulation

Publisher: Codemasters

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Laser Hawk

Laser Hawk

Platform: Atari 8-bit

Genre: Horizontally-scrolling shooter

King Kong 2: Ikari no Megaton Punch

King Kong 2: Ikari no Megaton Punch

Platform: Family Computer

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Konami

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