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Tuesday 17 June 1986

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Joseph Nee and Somaya Reece. In that special week of June people in US were listening to On My Own by Patti LaBelle. In UK Spirit In The Sky by Doctor & The Medics was in the top 5 hits. The Karate Kid, Part II, directed by John G. Avildsen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986 while A Perfect Spy by John le Carré was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching A Very Peculiar Practice. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Into Oblivion (video game) or Knightmare.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

You can also have a look at the whole 1986 or at June 17 across the years.

Old Newspapers

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TV Series

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

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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King of the Ghetto

Starring: Tim Roth, Zia Mohyeddin, Gwyneth Strong, Ian Dury

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Jossy's Giants

Starring: Jim Barclay, Christopher Burgess, John Judd, Julie Foy

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Crime Inc.

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

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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 ?

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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Back to School

Directed by: Alan Metter

Starring: Rodney Dangerfield, Sally Kellerman, Burt Young

Country: United States

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Ferris Bueller's Day Off

Directed by: John Hughes

Starring: Matthew Broderick, Alan Ruck, Mia Sara

Country: United States

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Raw Deal

Directed by: John Irvin

Starring: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Kathryn Harrold, Darren McGavin

Country: United States

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Cobra

Directed by: George P. Cosmatos

Starring: Sylvester Stallone, Brigitte Nielsen, Reni Santoni

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 17 June 1986 ?

Holidays:
  • St. Albert Chmielowski.
  • National holiday of West Germany until 1990, see Workers' Uprising of 1953 in East Germany.
  • Iceland's national day, celebrating independence from Denmark in 1944.
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Kate Smith: American singer ("God Bless America"), dies in Raleigh, North Carolina at age 78 (born 1907).
Facts:
  • Chief Justice Warren Earl Burger resigns Antonin Scalia nominated
  • US Chief Justice Warren Earl Burger resigns; Antonin Scalia nominated.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Special Issue: Best of America -- June 16, 1986
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9014
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Fixing NASA -- June 9, 1986

Books

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

Lake Wobegon Days

By: Garrison Keillor

“Lake Wobegon Days is about the way our beliefs, desires and fears tail off into abstractions--and get renewed from time to time. . . this book, unfolding Mr.

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Contact

By: Carl Sagan

In December, 1999, a multinational team journeys out to the stars, to the most awesome encounter in human history. Who -- or what -- is out there? In Cosmos, Carl Sagan explained the universe.

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Texas

By: James A. Michener

Spanning four and a half centuries, James A. Michener’s monumental saga chronicles the epic history of Texas, from its Spanish roots in the age of the conquistadors to its current reputation as one of America’s most affluent, diverse, and provocative ...

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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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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Alex Kidd: The Lost Stars

Platform: Arcade, Master System

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Sega

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Hollywood or Bust

Platform: Commodore 64, Amstrad CPC

Genre: Action

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Into Oblivion (video game)

Into Oblivion (video game)

Platform: Amstrad CPC, ZX Spectrum, Commodore 64

Genre: platform game / maze game

Publisher: Mastertronic

Light Force

Platform: Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Faster Than Light

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Knightmare

Platform: MSX home computer

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Konami

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