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Wednesday 30 April 1986

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Mitchell Lewis and Dianna Agron. In that special week of April people in US were listening to Addicted To Love by Robert Palmer. In UK A Different Corner by George Michael was in the top 5 hits. No Retreat, No Surrender, directed by Corey Yuen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986 while The Bourne Supremacy by Robert Ludlum was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Madam Sousou. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Empire City: 1931 or Big Event Golf.
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 months ?

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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Bluebell

Starring: Carolyn Pickles, Annie Lambert, Philip Sayer, Michael Harbour

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Movies

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

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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The Money Pit

Directed by: Richard Benjamin

Starring: Tom Hanks, Shelley Long, Alexander Godunov

Country: United States

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Highlander

Directed by: Russell Mulcahy

Starring: Christopher Lambert, Sean Connery, Clancy Brown

Country: United States

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A Room with a View

Directed by: James Ivory

Starring: Maggie Smith, Helena Bonham Carter, Denholm Elliott

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 30 April 1986 ?

Holidays:
  • Sweden - Birthday of King Carl XVI Gustav, an official flag day.
  • Mexico - Children's Day.
  • The Netherlands - Queen's Day.
  • Saint Pope Pius V
  • LaVeyan Satanism - Walpurgisnacht, or Walpurgis Night, as noted in The Satanic Bible.
Famous Birthdays:
  • Mitchell Lewis: Australian disc jockey and radio presenter, the eldest of the three children of former NFL footballer and TV sports reader Wally Lewis.
  • Dianna Agron: American actress.
  • Martten Kaldvee: Estonian biathlete.
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Facts:
  • Mariners strike out 16 times, set record of 36 in 2 consecutive games
  • Ashrita Furman peforms 8,341 somersaults over 12 miles.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Tripoli Under Attack -- Apr. 28, 1986
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9007
  • Time: Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi

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 ?

The Bard's Tale II: The Destiny Knight

The Bard's Tale II: The Destiny Knight

Platform: Amiga, Apple II, Apple IIGS, Commodore 64, DOS, NEC PC-9801

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: Electronic Arts

Empire City: 1931

Empire City: 1931

Platform: Arcade Family Computer MSX

Genre: Shooting gallery

Publisher: Seibu Kaihatsu (Arcade EU/NA) Toshiba EMI[1] (Family Computer/MSX)

Big Bucks Trivia

Big Bucks Trivia

Platform: Arcade Game

Genre: Trivia/game show

Publisher: Dynasoft

Big Event Golf

Big Event Golf

Platform: Arcade Game

Genre: Traditional golf simulation

Publisher: Taito

Defender of the Crown

Platform: DOS, NES, Apple IIGS, Atari ST, Apple Macintosh, ZX Spectrum, Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, Commodore Amiga, Commodore CDTV, CD-i, Windows, Game Boy Advance, iOS

Genre: Strategy game

Publisher: Cinemaware

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