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Monday 24 February 1986

It was Monday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Sébastien Rouault and Dre Davis. In that special week of February people in US were listening to Kyrie by Mr. Mister. In UK When The Going Gets Tough (The Tough Get Going) by Billy Ocean was in the top 5 hits. Pretty in Pink, directed by Howard Deutch, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986 while The Handmaid'S Tale by Margaret Atwood was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Supernova Flashman. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Fairlight II or Joust 2: Survival of the Fittest.
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 30 days ?

Supernova Flashman

Starring: Touta Tarumi, Kihachiro Uemura, Yasuhiro Ishiwata, Youko Nakamura

Country: Japan

Dragon Ball

Starring: Masako Nozawa, Jôji Yanami, Hiromi Tsuru, Mayumi Tanaka

Country: Japan

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Hot Metal

Starring: Robert Hardy, Richard Kane, Geoffrey Palmer, Richard Wilson

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Sivi dom

Starring: Velimir 'Bata' Zivojinovic, Rajko Prodanovic, Mihailo 'Misa' Janketic, Zarko Lausevic

Ramayan

Starring: Master Rinku

Country: India

Movies

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

Pretty in Pink

Directed by: Howard Deutch

Starring: Molly Ringwald, Jon Cryer, Harry Dean Stanton

Country: United States

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House

Directed by: Steve Miner

Starring: William Katt, Kay Lenz, George Wendt

Country: United States

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The Hitcher

Directed by: Robert Harmon

Starring: Rutger Hauer, C. Thomas Howell, Jennifer Jason Leigh

Country: United States

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Quicksilver

Directed by: Tom Donnelly

Starring: Kevin Bacon, Jami Gertz, Paul Rodriguez

Country: United States

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The Delta Force

Directed by: Menahem Golan

Starring: Chuck Norris, Lee Marvin, Martin Balsam

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 24 February 1986 ?

Holidays:
  • Independence Day in Estonia (1918; the Soviet period is considered illegal annexation).
  • Flag Day in MTxico.
  • St. Sergius
  • Dragobete in Romania.
  • St. Matthias
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Texas Air buys Eastern Airlines for US$676 million.
  • Voyager 2, first Uranus fly-by.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: Philippine Opposition leader Corazon Aquino. Inset:, Soviet dissident Anatoly Shcharansky by David R
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8998
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Pat Robertson -- Feb. 17, 1986

Books

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

The Handmaid'S Tale

By: Margaret Atwood

In the world of the near future, who will control women's bodies?Offred is a Handmaid in the Republic of Gilead. She may leave the home of the Commander and his wife

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The Storyteller

By: Harold Robbins

Joe Crowne is a poor boy from Brooklyn with a burning ambition to write… to be a storyteller. Thanks to natural street smarts and ruthless ambition, Joe tears himself free from

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The Seventh Secret

By: Irving Wallace

Every week a tall, attractive, older woman named Evelyn Hoffmann make her regular visit to the bustling downtown district of West Berlin....Irving

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The Lebaron Secret

By: Stephen Birmingham

An aging California vintner is determined to protect her empire from a hostile family takeover and the dark secrets that could destroy everything she loves At age seventy-four, Assaria “Sari” LeBaron

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

The Detective

Platform: Commodore 64[1] Nintendo DS

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Argus Press Software

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Doraemon

Platform: Family Computer

Genre: Action-adventure Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Hudson Soft

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Dracula

Platform: Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Text adventure

Publisher: CRL Group

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Fairlight II

Fairlight II

Platform: Amstrad CPC, Amstrad PCW, Sinclair Spectrum

Genre: Arcade adventure

Publisher: The Edge Software

Joust 2: Survival of the Fittest

Joust 2: Survival of the Fittest

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Williams Electronics


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