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Sunday 20 April 1986

It was Sunday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Cameron Duncan . 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. Legend, directed by Ridley Scott, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986 while Blessings In Disguise by Alec Guinness was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Jossy's Giants. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Lock-On or Banana.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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TV Series

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

Jossy's Giants

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

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Silver Fang

Country: Japan

Mezon Ikkoku

Starring: Terry Klassen, Sharon Alexander, Nicole Bouma, Paul Dobson

Country: Japan

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Catherine

Starring: Claudine Ancelot, Pierre-Marie Escourrou, Pascale Petit, Philippe Clay

Country: France

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Crime Inc.

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

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Movies

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

Legend

Directed by: Ridley Scott

Starring: Tom Cruise, Mia Sara, Tim Curry

Country: United States

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The Money Pit

Directed by: Richard Benjamin

Starring: Tom Hanks, Shelley Long, Alexander Godunov

Country: United States

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Highlander

Directed by: Russell Mulcahy

Starring: Christopher Lambert, Sean Connery, Clancy Brown

Country: United States

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A Room with a View

Directed by: James Ivory

Starring: Maggie Smith, Helena Bonham Carter, Denholm Elliott

Country: United States

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Pretty in Pink

Directed by: Howard Deutch

Starring: Molly Ringwald, Jon Cryer, Harry Dean Stanton

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 20 April 1986 ?

Holidays:
  • USA- National High Five Day
  • Blessed Oda (d. 1158)
  • Saint Victor (d.303)
  • Saint Marcellinus
  • Ridv�n begins at sunset (Bah�'f Faith).
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Sibte Hassan: Pakistani activist, journalist and writer (Born 1916).
Facts:
  • Vladimir Horowitz performs in his Russian homeland
  • US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site.
  • Michael Jordan sets NBA playoff record with 63 points in a game.
  • Pianist Vladimir Horowitz performs in his native Russia for the first time in 61 years.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Cheap Oil -- Apr. 14, 1986
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9005
  • Time: NY Mets baseball player Dwight Gooden

Books

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

Blessings In Disguise

By: Alec Guinness

The memoirs of the actor Sir Alec Guinness. The book includes pen portraits of such characters as Ralph Richardson, Sybil Thorndike and John Gielgud, as well as accounts of Guinness's film

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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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When All You'Ve Ever Wanted Isn'T Enough

By: Harold S. Kushner

'There is no Answer but there are answers...' Rabbi Kushner's previous bestseller brought comfort to millions by helping them cope with life's shattering tragedies.

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Paradise Postponed

By: John Mortimer

When Simeon Simcox, a socialist clergyman, leaves his entire fortune not to his family but to the ruthless, social-climbing Tory MP Leslie Titmuss, the Rector's two sons react in very different

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Kid Icarus

Platform: Family Computer Disk System, Nintendo Entertainment System, Game Boy Advance, Wii (Virtual Console), Nintendo 3DS, Wii U (Virtual Console)

Genre: Action, platforming

Publisher: Nintendo

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Lock-On

Platform: Arcade; IBM PC; Atari ST

Genre: First-person shooter Combat flight simulator

Publisher: Tatsumi (Japan) Data East (US)

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Banana

Platform: Family Computer

Genre: Puzzle-solving strategy

Publisher: Victor Musical Industries

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Big Bucks Trivia

Big Bucks Trivia

Platform: Arcade Game

Genre: Trivia/game show

Publisher: Dynasoft

Hollywood or Bust

Platform: Commodore 64, Amstrad CPC

Genre: Action

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