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Friday 18 July 1986

It was Friday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Samson Smith and Deniss Karpak. In that special week of July people in US were listening to Invisible Touch by Genesis. In UK Papa Don't Preach by Madonna was in the top 5 hits. Maximum Overdrive, directed by Stephen King, 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 Solunski patrdii. If you liked videogames you were probably playing The Legend of Zelda or Double Dribble.
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 ?

Solunski patrdii

Starring: Blagoja Spirkovski-Dzumerko, Dimce Meskovski, Trajce Ivanoski, Goce Todorovski

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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Lau man dai hung

Written by: Ka-Fai Wai

Starring: Carol 'Do Do' Cheng, Kathy Chow, Hoi-Shan Kwan, Carina Lau

Misija majora Atertona

Starring: Matjaz Visnar, Milan Strljic, Milan Vodopivec, Marko Todorovic

Madam Sousou

Starring: Anna Panagiotopoulou, Thanasis Papageorgiou, Natasha Assiki, Tasos Halkias

Country: Greece

Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Maximum Overdrive

Directed by: Stephen King

Starring: Emilio Estevez, Pat Hingle, Laura Harrington

Country: United States

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Heartburn

Directed by: Mike Nichols

Starring: Meryl Streep, Jack Nicholson, Jeff Daniels

Country: United States

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Aliens

Directed by: James Cameron

Starring: Sigourney Weaver, Michael Biehn, Carrie Henn

Country: United States

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The Great Mouse Detective

Directed by: Ron Clements

Starring: Vincent Price, Barrie Ingham, Val Bettin

Country: United States

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Big Trouble in Little China

Directed by: John Carpenter

Starring: Kurt Russell, Kim Cattrall, Dennis Dun

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 18 July 1986 ?

Holidays:
  • Uruguay - Constitution Day
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • 115th British Golf Open: Greg Norman shoots a 280 at Turnberry Scotld
  • Royals announce manager Dick Howser, 50, has a brain tumor
  • A tornado is broadcast live on KARE television in Minnesota when the station's helicopter pilot makes a chance encounter.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: Fireworks display in New York harbor during Liberty Weekend
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9018
  • Time: Inset: wedding couple.

Books

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

A Perfect Spy

By: John le Carré

Over the course of his seemingly irreproachable life, Magnus Pym has been all things to all people: a devoted family man, a trusted colleague, a loyal friend—and the perfect spy.

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Bus 9 To Paradise

By: Leo Buscaglia

Paradise on earth? Why not. Our existence is precisely what we make it and by embracing the many pleasures life has to offer, we can have unlimited joy.

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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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The Man Who Mistook His Wife For A Hat

By: Oliver Sacks

THE MAN WHO MISTOOK HIS WIFE FOR A HAT brings together twenty-four of Oliver Sacks’ most fascinating and beloved case studies.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Batman

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

Genre: Action, Adventure

Publisher: Ocean Software

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The Legend of Zelda

Platform: Famicom Disk System; Nintendo Entertainment System; Game Boy Advance

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Nintendo

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Double Dribble

Platform: Arcade, Nintendo Entertainment System, Family Computer Disk System, PlayChoice-10, Commodore 64, Commodore Amiga, Game Boy, Virtual Console, iOS

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Konami

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Gall Force

Gall Force

Genre: Adventure, science fiction

Gauntlet II

Platform: Arcade, Various

Genre: Hack and slash, dungeon crawl

Publisher: Atari Games

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