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Monday 20 October 1986

It was Monday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Priyanka Sharma and Matt Steffanina. In that special week of October people in US were listening to True Colors by Cyndi Lauper. In UK True Blue by Madonna was in the top 5 hits. The Color of Money, directed by Martin Scorsese, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986 while It by Stephen King was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Irgendwie und sowieso. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Aliens: The Computer Game or Cauldron II: The Pumpkin Strikes Back.
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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 30 days ?

The Color of Money

Directed by: Martin Scorsese

Starring: Paul Newman, Tom Cruise, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio

Country: United States

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Peggy Sue Got Married

Directed by: Francis Coppola

Starring: Kathleen Turner, Nicolas Cage, Barry Miller

Country: United States

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Sid and Nancy

Directed by: Alex Cox

Starring: Gary Oldman, Chloe Webb, David Hayman

Country: United States

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Crocodile Dundee

Directed by: Peter Faiman

Starring: Paul Hogan, Linda Kozlowski, John Meillon

Country: United States

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Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer

Directed by: John McNaughton

Starring: Michael Rooker, Tracy Arnold, Tom Towles

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 20 October 1986 ?

Holidays:
  • October 20 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Bah�'f Faith - Holy Day - the B�b
  • French Republican Calendar - Orge (Barley) Day, twenty-ninth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
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Famous Deaths:
  • Samora Machel: Mozambican commander and politician 1st President of Mozambique (d. 1986).
Facts:
  • Tupolev-134 crashes in Southern Africa
  • The US Mint launches the American Eagle 0.9167 fine gold bullion coin program.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: U.S. president Ronald Reagan and Russian leader Mikhail Gorbachev leaving unsuccessful arms summit m
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9033
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Summit in Iceland -- Oct. 13, 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 ?

Ace of Aces

Platform: Amstrad CPC, Atari 8-bit, Atari 7800, Commodore 64, MSX, MS-DOS, Sega Master System, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Combat flight simulator

Publisher: Accolade, U.S. Gold

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Aliens: The Computer Game

Platform: Amstrad CPC, Apple II, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum

Publisher: Activision

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Bombo

Bombo

Platform: Commodore 64

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Rino

Cauldron II: The Pumpkin Strikes Back

Cauldron II: The Pumpkin Strikes Back

Platform: Amstrad CPC, C64, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Action-adventure game, platform game

Publisher: Palace Software

Firelord

Platform: ZX Spectrum, Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64

Genre: Arcade adventure

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