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Saturday 26 July 1986

It was Saturday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Monica Raymund and Leo Hallerstam. In that special week of July people in US were listening to Sledgehammer by Peter Gabriel. In UK Papa Don't Preach by Madonna was in the top 5 hits. Maximum Overdrive, directed by Stephen King, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986 while The Triumph Of Politics by David A. Stockman was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching A Very Peculiar Practice. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Knightmare or Big Bucks Trivia.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Movies

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

Maximum Overdrive

Directed by: Stephen King

Starring: Emilio Estevez, Pat Hingle, Laura Harrington

Country: United States

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Heartburn

Directed by: Mike Nichols

Starring: Meryl Streep, Jack Nicholson, Jeff Daniels

Country: United States

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Aliens

Directed by: James Cameron

Starring: Sigourney Weaver, Michael Biehn, Carrie Henn

Country: United States

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The Great Mouse Detective

Directed by: Ron Clements

Starring: Vincent Price, Barrie Ingham, Val Bettin

Country: United States

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Big Trouble in Little China

Directed by: John Carpenter

Starring: Kurt Russell, Kim Cattrall, Dennis Dun

Country: United States

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What the sky looked like on 26 July 1986

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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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Solunski patrdii

Starring: Blagoja Spirkovski-Dzumerko, Dimce Meskovski, Trajce Ivanoski, Goce Todorovski

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

King of the Ghetto

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

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 26 July 1986 ?

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Facts:
  • Lebanese kidnappers released Reverend Lawrence Martin Jenco.

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Books

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

The Triumph Of Politics

By: David A. Stockman

As Director of the Office of Management and Budget in the early 1980s, David Stockman was a chief architect of the Reagan Revolution—a bold plan to cut taxes and reduce the

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Necessary Losses

By: Judith Viorst

From grief and mourning to aging and relationships, poet and Redbook contributor Judith Viorst presents a thoughtful and researched study in this examination of love, loss, and letting go.Drawing

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A Perfect Spy

By: John le Carré

Over the course of his seemingly irreproachable life, Magnus Pym has been all things to all people: a devoted family man, a trusted colleague, a loyal friend—and the perfect spy.

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I'Ll Take Manhattan

By: Judith Krantz

Here is Judith Krantz's greatest triumph--I'll Take Manhattan. In the high-stakes world of magazine publishing, she weaves a dazzling tale of love and betrayal, and creates her most joyous character--sensational Maxi, an uninhibited woman who unexpectedly discovers that her talent ...

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Future Knight

Future Knight

Platform: Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, MSX, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Gremlin Graphics

Knightmare

Platform: MSX home computer

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Konami

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Knight Tyme

Knight Tyme

Platform: Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, MSX, ZX Spectrum (separate 48K and 128K versions)

Genre: Graphic adventure

Publisher: Mastertronic

Big Bucks Trivia

Big Bucks Trivia

Platform: Arcade Game

Genre: Trivia/game show

Publisher: Dynasoft

Castlevania

Platform: Family Computer Disk System, NES/Famicom, PlayChoice-10, Nintendo VS. System, Commodore 64, Amiga, DOS, Microsoft Windows, Game Boy Advance, AT&T Wireless mMode Network

Genre: Action, Platformer

Publisher: Konami

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