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Monday 23 June 1986

It was Monday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). 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. Labyrinth, directed by Jim Henson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986 while Last Of The Breed by Louis L'Amour was one of the best selling books. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Double Dribble or Defender of the Crown.
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 ?

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

King of the Ghetto

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

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Movies

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

Labyrinth

Directed by: Jim Henson

Starring: David Bowie, Jennifer Connelly, Toby Froud

Country: United States

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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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 23 June 1986 ?

Holidays:
  • J??i (L?go) - Latvia
  • Saint Jonas Day - Lithuania
  • The Happiest day of the year is June 23 according to a recent study completed by the Cardiff University in Cardiff, Wales (a part of the Russell Group of British universities). [4]
  • National holiday - Luxembourg
  • Midsummer's Eve, Christianized the eve of the feast of Saint John the Baptist, is celebrated in much of Northern Europe and the British Islands
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Nigel Stock: Actor (Lost Continent, Young Sherlock Holmes).
Facts:
  • Pedro Morales swims world record 100m butterfly (52.84)
  • Tip O'Neill refuses to let US President Ronald Reagan address House.
  • Eric Thomas develops LISTSERV, the first email list management software.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Star Wars -- June 23, 1986
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9015
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Special Issue: Best of America -- June 16, 1986

Books

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

Last Of The Breed

By: Louis L'Amour

“For sheer adventure L’Amour is in top form.”—Kirkus Reviews Here is the kind of authentically detailed epic novel that has become Louis L’Amour’s hallmark.

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Lie Down With Lions

By: Ken Follett

The #1 international bestseller set in Afghanistan...NOW IN TRADE PAPERBACK.“Vintage Follett…This is his most ambitious novel and itsucceeds admirably.” —USA Today“May be Ken Follett’s finest yet…The suspense mounts as swiftly as Afghan

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Taming A Sea-Horse

By: Robert B. Parker

Spenser's interest in teenage prostitute April Kyle leads him to Robert Rambeaux, ersatz Juilliard student and April's pimp, and to Ginger Bucky, another of Rambeaux's hookers, who suddenly turns up dead.

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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 ?

Dead Zone (video game)

Dead Zone (video game)

Platform: Famicom Disk System

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: SunSoft

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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Jewels of Darkness

Platform: Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Amstrad PCW, Atari 8-bit, Atari ST, Commodore 64, Macintosh, MS-DOS, MSX, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Text Adventure

Publisher: Rainbird Software

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King Kong 2: Ikari no Megaton Punch

King Kong 2: Ikari no Megaton Punch

Platform: Family Computer

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Konami

Defender of the Crown

Platform: DOS, NES, Apple IIGS, Atari ST, Apple Macintosh, ZX Spectrum, Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, Commodore Amiga, Commodore CDTV, CD-i, Windows, Game Boy Advance, iOS

Genre: Strategy game

Publisher: Cinemaware

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