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Tuesday 16 September 1986

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Hasib Hussain and Farina Pao. In that special week of September people in US were listening to Stuck With You by Huey Lewis & The News. In UK Don't Leave Me This Way by The Communards was in the top 5 hits. Down by Law, directed by Jim Jarmusch, 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 Crime Story. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Bugsy or Druid.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released this week ?

Crime Story

Written by: Chuck Adamson, Gustave Reininger

Starring: Dennis Farina, Bill Smitrovich, Steve Ryan, Billy Campbell

Country: United States

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Zoobilee Zoo

Starring: Ben Vereen, Michael B. Moynahan, Stevie Vallance, Gary Schwartz

Country: United States

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Siskel & Ebert

Starring: Roger Ebert, Gene Siskel

Country: United States

Ulysses 31

Starring: Matt Birman, Jacques Ebner, Claude Giraud, Séverine Morisot

Country: France

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Spartakus and the Sun Beneath the Sea

Written by: Nina Wolmark

Starring: Jeanine Forney, Chris Benard, Amandine Rajau, Louis Arbessier

Country: France

Movies

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

Down by Law

Directed by: Jim Jarmusch

Starring: Tom Waits, John Lurie, Roberto Benigni

Country: United States

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The Fly

Directed by: David Cronenberg

Starring: Jeff Goldblum, Geena Davis, John Getz

Country: United States

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Manhunter

Directed by: Michael Mann

Starring: William Petersen, Kim Greist, Joan Allen

Country: United States

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Stand by Me

Directed by: Rob Reiner

Starring: Wil Wheaton, River Phoenix, Corey Feldman

Country: United States

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The Transformers: The Movie

Directed by: Nelson Shin

Starring: Orson Welles, Robert Stack, Leonard Nimoy

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 16 September 1986 ?

Holidays:
  • Mexico - Independence Day (from Spain; proclaimed 1810, recognised 1821, instituted 1825; See Fiestas Patrias)
  • Also see September 16 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • RC Saints - Saint Cyprian, Pope Cornelius, Saint Ludmila
  • In ancient Greece, the third day of the Eleusinian Mysteries, when the initiates walked to the sea at Phaleron and purified themselves in the water.
  • Papua New Guinea - Independence Day (from Australia, 1975)
Famous Birthdays:
  • Hasib Hussain: British alleged terrorist, thought by Scotland Yard to have been one of the men who detonated bombs on the London underground system on July 7, 2005.
  • Farina Pao: Actress and singer Urban and Caribbean music (dancehall, reggaeton, hip hop, among others),.
  • Ian Harding: American Actor.
  • Kyla Pratt: American actress.
  • Gordon Beckham: American baseball player.
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Facts:
  • Fire in Kinross gold mine, Transvaal South Africa, 177 killed

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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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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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Red Storm Rising

By: Tom Clancy

Tom Clancy, the #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Jack Ryan novels--including his latest blockbusters Command Authority and Threat Vector--delivers an electrifying tale of international conflict.Using

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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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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Glider Rider

Glider Rider

Platform: Sinclair Spectrum, Commodore 64, Amstrad CPC

Genre: Arcade adventure

Publisher: Quicksilva

Bugsy

Bugsy

Platform: Commodore 64 Amstrad CPC Sinclair ZX Spectrum

Genre: Adventure, text

Publisher: CRL Group

Druid

Platform: Amstrad CPC, Atari 8-bit family, Atari ST, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum, Amiga, Sharp X68000

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Firebird

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Gumshoe

Gumshoe

Platform: Nintendo Entertainment System

Genre: Platformer, Shooter

Publisher: Nintendo

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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