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Thursday April 17, 1986

US date format: 4/17/1986, UK date format: 17/4/1986

It was Thursday, under the sign of Aries (see birth chart on April 17, 1986). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Romain Grosjean and Paula Lane. 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 Nerilka'S Story by Anne McCaffrey was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Magnus. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Astro Warrior or Legend of the Amazon Women.
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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 of America

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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 ?

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 17 April 1986 ?

Holidays:
  • Pope Anicetus (died 166)
  • Saint Gerwin of Oudenburg (d. 1117)
  • Saint Landricus
  • Blessed Radboud of Louvain (d.1142)
  • Saint Stephen Harding (d. 1134)
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Facts:
  • Pulitzer prize awarded to Larry McMurtry for Lonesome Dove
  • IBM produces first megabit-chip.
  • Netherlands and the Scilly Islands sign peace treaty (war of 1651).
  • The Three Hundred and Thirty Five Years' War between the Netherlands and the Isles of Scilly ends.

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Books

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

Nerilka'S Story

By: Anne McCaffrey

Ashamed of her father's refusal to help the others of Fort Hold, Nerilka helps Lord Alessan prepare a serum to combat a dreaded plague.

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Greed And Glory On Wall Street

By: Ken Auletta

On a quiet July morning, one of the world's most powerful and prestigious investment banking partnerships was launched on the path to ruin-not by the economy, not by an act of

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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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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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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Calorie Kun Vs. Moguranian

Calorie Kun Vs. Moguranian

Platform: Arcade game

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Sega

Batman

Batman

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

Genre: Action, Adventure

Publisher: Ocean Software

Astro Warrior

Platform: Sega Master System

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Sega

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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

Legend of the Amazon Women

Legend of the Amazon Women

Platform: Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Beat 'em up

Publisher: U.S. Gold Mastertronic

Home videos

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

Single Bars, Single Women

Studio: Prism Entertainment

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Top Cat

Studio: Worldvision Home Video

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Yukon Passage

Studio: National Geographic Video (page does not exist)

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My Science Project

Studio: Touchstone Pictures

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A Nightmare on Elm Street 2: Freddy's Revenge

Studio: Media Home Entertainment

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