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Tuesday 27 May 1986

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include AbdallahSmash and Ryan Henry. In that special week of May people in US were listening to Greatest Love Of All by Whitney Houston. In UK The Chicken Song by Spitting Image was in the top 5 hits. Cobra, directed by George P. Cosmatos, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986 while I'Ll Take Manhattan by Judith Krantz was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching A Very Peculiar Practice. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Cauldron II: The Pumpkin Strikes Back or Jewels of Darkness.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

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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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King of the Ghetto

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

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Jossy's Giants

Starring: Jim Barclay, Christopher Burgess, John Judd, Julie Foy

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Crime Inc.

Starring: Martin Short, Aladena Fratianno, Joseph Cantalupo, John Cusack

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Hot Metal

Starring: Robert Hardy, Richard Kane, Geoffrey Palmer, Richard Wilson

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Movies

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

Cobra

Directed by: George P. Cosmatos

Starring: Sylvester Stallone, Brigitte Nielsen, Reni Santoni

Country: United States

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Top Gun

Directed by: Tony Scott

Starring: Tom Cruise, Kelly McGillis, Val Kilmer

Country: United States

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Short Circuit

Directed by: John Badham

Starring: Ally Sheedy, Steve Guttenberg, Fisher Stevens

Country: United States

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No Retreat, No Surrender

Directed by: Corey Yuen

Starring: Kurt McKinney, Jean-Claude Van Damme, J.W. Fails

Country: United States

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Legend

Directed by: Ridley Scott

Starring: Tom Cruise, Mia Sara, Tim Curry

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 27 May 1986 ?

Holidays:
  • Eutropius
  • Mother's Day in Bolivia (Dfa de la Madre)
  • Bruno, Bishop of Wnrzburg
  • Hildebert
  • Pope John I
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Facts:
  • Norway Showcase groundbreaking
  • Prest Reagan orderes 2 Poseidon-class submarines be dismantled
  • US President Ronald Reagan orders two Poseidon-class submarines be dismantled.
  • May 27 ampndash the game credited as setting the template for role-playing video games, ''Dragon Quest'' is released in Japan.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Molly Ringwald -- May 26, 1986
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9011
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Baby Boomers -- May 19, 1986

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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Texas

By: James A. Michener

Spanning four and a half centuries, James A. Michener’s monumental saga chronicles the epic history of Texas, from its Spanish roots in the age of the conquistadors to its current reputation as one of America’s most affluent, diverse, and provocative ...

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The Mammoth Hunters

By: Jean M. Auel

Once again Jean M. Auel opens the door of a time long past to reveal an age of wonder and danger at the dawn of the modern human race.

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Lake Wobegon Days

By: Garrison Keillor

“Lake Wobegon Days is about the way our beliefs, desires and fears tail off into abstractions--and get renewed from time to time. . . this book, unfolding Mr.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Amnesia

Platform: MS-DOS, Apple II and Commodore 64

Genre: Text adventure

Publisher: Electronic Arts

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Chiller

Platform: Arcade, Nintendo Entertainment System,

Genre: Light-gun games

Publisher: Exidy, American Game Cartridges (NES - US), HES (NES - Australia)

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Cauldron II: The Pumpkin Strikes Back

Cauldron II: The Pumpkin Strikes Back

Platform: Amstrad CPC, C64, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Action-adventure game, platform game

Publisher: Palace Software

Highlander

Platform: Commodore 64 ZX Spectrum

Genre: Action, beat-em-up

Publisher: Ocean Software Ltd

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Jewels of Darkness

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

Genre: Text Adventure

Publisher: Rainbird Software

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