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Sunday 26 October 1986

It was Sunday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Emilia Clarke and Schoolboy Q. In that special week of October people in US were listening to True Colors by Cyndi Lauper. In UK True Blue by Madonna was in the top 5 hits. The Mission, directed by Roland Joff, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986 while My Daddy Was A Pistol And I'M A Son Of A Gun by Lewis Grizzard was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Irgendwie und sowieso. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Castlequest Castle ExcellentJP or Legend of the Amazon Women.
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 ?

Irgendwie und sowieso

Starring: Ottfried Fischer, Elmar Wepper, Robert Giggenbach, Toni Berger

Bosco Adventure

Country: Japan

Cuna de lobos

Starring: Diana Bracho, Gonzalo Vega, María Rubio, Alejandro Camacho

Country: Mexico

Alternatywy 4

Starring: Hanna Bieniuszewicz, Stanislawa Celinska, Anna Chitro, Bozena Dykiel

Country: Poland

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Putovanje u Vucjak

Starring: Rade Serbedzija, Mustafa Nadarevic, Milena Dravic, Mira Furlan

Movies

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

The Color of Money

Directed by: Martin Scorsese

Starring: Paul Newman, Tom Cruise, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio

Country: United States

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Peggy Sue Got Married

Directed by: Francis Coppola

Starring: Kathleen Turner, Nicolas Cage, Barry Miller

Country: United States

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Sid and Nancy

Directed by: Alex Cox

Starring: Gary Oldman, Chloe Webb, David Hayman

Country: United States

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Crocodile Dundee

Directed by: Peter Faiman

Starring: Paul Hogan, Linda Kozlowski, John Meillon

Country: United States

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Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer

Directed by: John McNaughton

Starring: Michael Rooker, Tracy Arnold, Tom Towles

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 26 October 1986 ?

Holidays:
  • Nauru - Angam Day
  • Austria - National Day: Anniversary of the Declaration of Neutrality (1955)
  • Also see October 26 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • St. Quadragesimus
  • St. Rusticus
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Facts:
  • Into the Light closes at Neil Simon Theater NYC after 6 performances
  • The International World Day of Prayer is held in Assisi, Italy.
  • World Series: The New York Mets defeat the Boston Red Sox in 7 games. This is the second world series title in the Mets franchise. It is also remembered for Game 6, when Bill Buckner lets a routine ground ball hit by Mookie Wilson roll through his legs, letting the Mets win and pull even with the Red Sox in the series.
  • The Big Bang in the London Stock Exchange abolishes fixed commission charges, paving the way for electronic trading.
  • The centennial of the Statue of Liberty's dedication is celebrated in New York Harbor.

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Sport Games on 26 October 1986

NFL
American Football
  • Atlanta Falcons - Los Angeles Rams : 7 - 14
  • Cincinnati Bengals - Pittsburgh Steelers : 9 - 30
  • Cleveland Browns - Minnesota Vikings : 23 - 20
  • Detroit Lions - Chicago Bears : 7 - 13
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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: U.S. president Ronald Reagan and Russian leader Mikhail Gorbachev leaving unsuccessful arms summit m
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9033
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Summit in Iceland -- Oct. 13, 1986

Books

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

My Daddy Was A Pistol And I'M A Son Of A Gun

By: Lewis Grizzard

Lewis Grizzard always made us laugh. But in My Daddy Was a Pistol and I'm a Son of a Gun, when he told all about his father a certified war hero

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Red Storm Rising

By: Tom Clancy

Tom Clancy, the #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Jack Ryan novels--including his latest blockbusters Command Authority and Threat Vector--delivers an electrifying tale of international conflict.Using

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A Matter Of Honor

By: Jeffrey Archer

It seems innocent enough. A disgraced British colonel bequeaths a mysterious letter to his only son. But the moment Adam Scott opens the yellowing envelope, he sets into motion

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Fortune Of Fear

By: L. Ron Hubbard

The Voltarian invaders are getting down and dirty . . . in the deadliest of games.The price: Planet Earth.Voltarian Royal Officer Jettero Heller has heart, nerve and a quick mind on

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Adventure Island

Platform: NES, MSX, Game Boy, Gamate, Game Boy Advance, GameCube, PlayStation 2, Virtual Console

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Hudson Soft

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Black Belt

Platform: Sega Master System

Genre: Beat 'em up

Publisher: Sega

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Castlequest Castle ExcellentJP

Castlequest Castle ExcellentJP

Platform: MSX, NES/Famicom

Genre: Adventure/Puzzle

Publisher: ASCII Corporation, Nexoft Corporation

Adventure Island

Platform: NES, MSX, Game Boy, Gamate, Game Boy Advance, GameCube, PlayStation 2, Virtual Console

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Hudson Soft

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Legend of the Amazon Women

Legend of the Amazon Women

Platform: Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Beat 'em up

Publisher: U.S. Gold Mastertronic


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