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Wednesday February 26, 1986

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Pisces (see planets position on February 26, 1986). 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 Contact by Carl Sagan was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Crossroads. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Aliens: The Computer Game or Mermaid Madness.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

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What the sky looked like on 26 February 1986

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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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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on February 26, 1986 - Geocentric view

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Magazine Covers

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

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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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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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Stone 588

By: Gerald A. Browne

From master storyteller Gerald A. Browne comes the electrifying New York Times bestseller about a flawed gemstone with healing powers that drives people to the darkest edge of obsession, passion, greed,

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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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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Aliens: The Computer Game

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

Publisher: Activision

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Mermaid Madness

Mermaid Madness

Platform: Amstrad CPC Commodore 64 ZX Spectrum

Genre: Action-adventure game

Publisher: Electric Dreams Software

Great Ice Hockey

Platform: Sega Master System

Genre: Sports (Ice hockey)

Publisher: SEGA

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Jackal

Platform: Arcade, NES, FDS, ZX Spectrum, Commodore 64, IBM PC, Mobile phone, XBLA via Game Room

Genre: Run and gun

Publisher: Konami

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Hottāman no Chitei Tanken

Hottāman no Chitei Tanken

Platform: Family Computer

Genre: Action

Publisher: Use

Home videos

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

Top Cat

Studio: Worldvision Home Video

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Snowballing

Studio: Prism Entertainment

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The Jewel of the Nile

Studio: CBS/Fox Video

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Down and Out in Beverly Hills

Studio: Touchstone Home Video

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Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom

Studio: Paramount Home Video

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