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Wednesday 26 February 1986

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Teresa Palmer and Leila Lopes (Miss Universe). 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. Gung Ho, directed by Ron Howard, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986 while House by Tracy Kidder was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Crossroads. If you liked videogames you were probably playing BMX Simulator or Athena.
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Movies

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

Gung Ho

Directed by: Ron Howard

Starring: Michael Keaton, Gedde Watanabe, George Wendt, Mimi Rogers

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The Naked Cage

Directed by: Paul Nicholas

Starring: Shari Shattuck, Angel Tompkins, Lucinda Crosby, Stacey Shaffer

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Care Bears Movie II: A New Generation

Directed by: Dale Schott

Starring: Maxine Miller, Pam Hyatt, Hadley Kay, Chris Wiggins

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Girls School Screamers

Directed by: John P. Finnegan

Starring: Mollie O'Mara, Sharon Christopher, Mari Butler, Beth O'Malley

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At Close Range

Directed by: James Foley

Starring: Sean Penn, Christopher Walken, Mary Stuart Masterson, Chris Penn

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TV Series

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

Crossroads

Directed by: Walter Hill

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Treffpunkt Flughafen

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Running Scared

Directed by: Not Specified

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The Cutting Room

Directed by: Warren Dudley

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Oliver Maass

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 26 February 1986 ?

Holidays:
  • Blessed Edigna
  • Saint Mechtild (d. 1154)
  • Blessed Leo of Furnes (d. 1163)
  • Saint Victor
  • Saint Alexander of Alexandria
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Evert van Benthem wins 14th Frisian 11-Cities skating race (6:55:16).
  • People Power Revolution in the Philippines.

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Books

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

House

By: Tracy Kidder

Tracy Kidder takes readers to the heart of the American Dream: the building of a family's first house with all its day-to-day frustrations, crises, tensions, challenges, and triumphs.

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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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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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Wiseguy

By: Nicholas Pileggi

Nicholas Pileggi’s vivid, unvarnished, journalistic chronicle of the life of Henry Hill—the working-class Brooklyn kid who knew from age twelve that “to be a wiseguy was to own the world,” who

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

BMX Simulator

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

Genre: Racing Sports simulation

Publisher: Codemasters

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180

Platform: ZX Spectrum Commodore 64 Amstrad CPC Atari 8-bit MSX

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Mastertronic Added Dimension

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Might and Magic Book One: The Secret Of The Inner Sanctum

Might and Magic Book One: The Secret Of The Inner Sanctum

Platform: Apple II, MS-DOS, C64, Mac, FM-7, PC-88, PC-98, MSX, TG-CD, X1, X68000, NES

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: New World Computing Gakken (Japan) StarCraft (Japan) Sammy USA

Athena

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

Genre: Platformer

Publisher: SNK

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Mr. Mephisto

Mr. Mephisto

Platform: Commodore 64 BBC Micro

Genre: Action

Publisher: Euro-byte

Home videos

Which movies you probably rented those days on VHS/DVD to spend a great night?

My Science Project

Studio: Touchstone Pictures

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Primal Impulse

Studio: Force Video

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Funny Lady

Studio: RCA/Columbia Pictures Home Video

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The Jolson Story

Studio: RCA/Columbia Pictures Home Video

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The Money Pit

Studio: MCA Home Video

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