Monday March 24, 1986

US date format: 3/24/1986, UK date format: 24/3/1986

It was Monday, under the sign of Aries (see birth chart on March 24, 1986). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative), Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church. Famous people born on this day include Val Chmerkovskiy and Lucie Lucas. In that special week of March people in US were listening to Rock Me Amadeus by Falco. In UK Chain Reaction by Diana Ross was in the top 5 hits. Critters, directed by Stephen Herek, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986 while Seasons Of The Heart by Cynthia Freeman was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Magnus. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Athena or GBA Championship Basketball: Two-on-Two.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • World Tuberculosis Day.
  • Saint Simeon (died 1475)
  • Ancient Latvia - Kazimiras Diena observed.
  • Saint Catharine of Sweden ((died 1381)

Events

  • 58th Academy Awards - Out of Africa, William Hurt and G Page win
  • NASA publishes Strategy for Safely Returning the Space Shuttle to Flight Status.
  • Suriname army Captain Etienne Boerenveen arrested for cocaine smuggling.
  • US and Libya clash in Gulf of Sidra.
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Movies

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Critters

Critters

Directed by: Stephen Herek

Starring: Dee Wallace, M. Emmet Walsh, Billy Green Bush, Scott Grimes

Miracles

Miracles

Directed by: Jim Kouf

Starring: Tom Conti, Teri Garr, Paul Rodriguez, Christopher Lloyd

Born American

Born American

Directed by: Renny Harlin

Starring: Mike Norris, Steve Durham, David Coburn, Thalmus Rasulala

Lucas

Lucas

Directed by: David Seltzer

Starring: Corey Haim, Kerri Green, Charlie Sheen, Courtney Thorne-Smith

The Money Pit

The Money Pit

Directed by: Richard Benjamin

Starring: Tom Hanks, Shelley Long, Alexander Godunov, Maureen Stapleton

Country: United States of America

TV Series

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Magnus

Magnus

Directed by: Benjamin Ree

Crossroads

Crossroads

Directed by: Walter Hill

Treffpunkt Flughafen

Treffpunkt Flughafen

That's Entertainment

That's Entertainment

Directed by: Jr. Jack Haley

Silver Fang

Silver Fang

Country: Japan

Days to next March 24

If March 24, 1986 is your birthday you're 34 years, 4 months, 12 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 7 months, 19 days.
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Books

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Seasons Of The Heart by Cynthia Freeman

Seasons Of The Heart

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Some spine creasing and wear. Front and back cover pages have corner creasing and all edges have smugging . Front inside page have initials, no other marks and intact.

Break In by Dick Francis

Break In

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Steeplechase jockey Christmas "Kit" Fielding has had more than his share of close calls both on and off the course. But trouble hits close to home when a grudge between his

Private Affairs by Judith Michael

Private Affairs

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After sixteen years of marriage and family, Matt and Elizabeth Lovell risked everything to build an empire of their own. Soon they were an American success, caught up in the breathless

Greed And Glory On Wall Street by Ken Auletta

Greed And Glory On Wall Street

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On a quiet July morning, one of the world's most powerful and prestigious investment banking partnerships was launched on the path to ruin-not by the economy, not by an act of

The Handmaid'S Tale by Margaret Atwood

The Handmaid'S Tale

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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

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Gumshoe

Gumshoe

Platform: Nintendo Entertainment System

Genre: Platformer, Shooter

Publisher: Nintendo

Athena

Athena

Platform: Arcade, NES, Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum, PlayStation Network

Genre: Platformer

Publisher: SNK

Banana

Banana

Platform: Family Computer

Genre: Puzzle-solving strategy

Publisher: Victor Musical Industries

Empire City: 1931

Empire City: 1931

Platform: Arcade Family Computer MSX

Genre: Shooting gallery

Publisher: Seibu Kaihatsu (Arcade EU/NA) Toshiba EMI[1] (Family Computer/MSX)

GBA Championship Basketball: Two-on-Two

GBA Championship Basketball: Two-on-Two

Platform: MS-DOS, Amiga, Apple IIGS, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, ZX Spectrum, Commodore 64

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Activision


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