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Monday 17 November 1986

It was Monday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Alexis Vastine and Nani . In that special week of November people in US were listening to Human by The Human League. 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 It by Stephen King was one of the best selling books. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Alex Kidd: The Lost Stars or Black Belt.
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 months ?

Our World

Starring: Linda Ellerbee, Ray Gandolf

Country: United States

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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

Equinox

Starring: Piers Gibbon

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Movies

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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Hoosiers

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 Mission

Directed by: Roland Joff

Starring: Robert De Niro, Jeremy Irons, Ray McAnally

Country: United States

The Color of Money

Directed by: Martin Scorsese

Starring: Paul Newman, Tom Cruise, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 17 November 1986 ?

Holidays:
  • Slovakia - Struggle for Freedom and Democracy Day commemorating the beginning of the Velvet Revolution in 1989.
  • Life Day
  • International Students Day
  • R.C. Saints - Elisabeth of Hungary; Gregory of Tours; Hilda of Whitby; Hugh of Lincoln
  • Also see November 17 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
Famous Birthdays:
See other famous people born on 17 November
Famous Deaths:
  • Alan Hewitt: Actor (Det Brennan-My Favorite Martian), dies at 71.
  • Georges Besse: French industrialist, the President of the state-run Renault Auto Manufacturers.
Facts:
  • Oh Coward! opens at Helen Hayes Theater NYC for 56 performances

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Ronald Reagan's Secret Dealings With Iran -- Nov. 17, 1986
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9037
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: High-Tech Wall Street -- Nov. 10, 1986

Books

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

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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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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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Fer et Flamme

Fer et Flamme

Platform: Amstrad CPC

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Ubisoft

Alex Kidd: The Lost Stars

Platform: Arcade, Master System

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Sega

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Alien Highway

Alien Highway

Platform: Sinclair Spectrum, Amstrad CPC

Genre: Arcade adventure

Publisher: Vortex Software

Black Belt

Platform: Sega Master System

Genre: Beat 'em up

Publisher: Sega

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Last Mission

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Scrolling shooter

Publisher: Data East

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