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Tuesday 29 July 1986

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Laetitia Le Corguiller and Adam Weisman. In that special week of July people in US were listening to Glory Of Love (Theme From The Karate Kid Part II) by Peter Cetera. In UK Papa Don't Preach by Madonna was in the top 5 hits. Howard the Duck, directed by Willard Huyck, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986 while Wanderlust by Danielle Steel was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Equinox. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Bobby Bearing or Deactivators.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Howard the Duck

Directed by: Willard Huyck

Starring: Lea Thompson, Jeffrey Jones, Tim Robbins

Country: United States

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Flight of the Navigator

Directed by: Randal Kleiser

Starring: Joey Cramer, Paul Reubens, Veronica Cartwright

Country: United States

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Directed by: Mike Nichols

Starring: Meryl Streep, Jack Nicholson, Jeff Daniels

Country: United States

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Maximum Overdrive

Directed by: Stephen King

Starring: Emilio Estevez, Pat Hingle, Laura Harrington

Country: United States

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Directed by: James Cameron

Starring: Sigourney Weaver, Michael Biehn, Carrie Henn

Country: United States

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TV Series

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Starring: Piers Gibbon

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Solunski patrdii

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

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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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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 29 July 1986 ?

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  • Bomb attack in West-Beirut, 30 killed
  • Dennis Amiss scores his 100th 100, Warwickshire vs. Lancashire
  • New York jury rules NFL violated antitrust laws, awards USFL US$1 in damages.

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Sigourney Weaver -- July 28, 1986
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9020
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Fighting Pornography -- July 21, 1986


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


By: Danielle Steel

Wanderlust is the story of Audrey Driscoll. Orphaned young, Audrey has grown up caring for her eccentric millionaire grandfather and her demanding younger sister, Annabelle, who assume she will always be there for them.

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The Eighth Commandment

By: Lawrence Sanders

When a rare coin vanishes, an appraiser tries to clear her name—and exposes one family’s lethal secretsAppraising rare coins for Grandby & Sons, a venerable Madison Avenue auction house, is a

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The Man Who Mistook His Wife For A Hat

By: Oliver Sacks

THE MAN WHO MISTOOK HIS WIFE FOR A HAT brings together twenty-four of Oliver Sacks’ most fascinating and beloved case studies.

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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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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Bobby Bearing

Bobby Bearing

Platform: ZX Spectrum, Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64

Genre: Arcade adventure

Publisher: The Edge



Platform: Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum, Amstrad CPC 464

Genre: Arcade

Publisher: Reaktor


Platform: ZX Spectrum, Commodore 64, Amstrad CPC

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Odin Computer Graphics

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King Kong 2: Ikari no Megaton Punch

King Kong 2: Ikari no Megaton Punch

Platform: Family Computer

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Konami

Mind Walker

Mind Walker

Platform: Amiga

Genre: 3D action platformer

Publisher: Commodore

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