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Monday 31 March 1986

It was Monday, under the sign of Aries (see planets position on March 31, 1986). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Matthew Collins and Jay Rock. In that special week of March people in US were listening to Rock Me Amadeus by Falco. In UK Chain Reaction by Diana Ross was in the top 5 hits. Wise Guys, directed by Brian De Palma, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986 while Blessings In Disguise by Alec Guinness was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Rambo. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Darius or Ganbare Goemon! Karakuri Dōchū.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 31 March 1986

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Movies

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

Wise Guys

Directed by: Brian De Palma

Starring: Danny DeVito, Joe Piscopo, Harvey Keitel, Ray Sharkey

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Dressage

Directed by: Pierre B. Reinhard

Starring: Véronique Catanzaro, Patrick Guillemin, Marc Henry, Henri-Jacques Huet

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Critters

Directed by: Stephen Herek

Starring: Dee Wallace, M. Emmet Walsh, Billy Green Bush, Scott Grimes

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Miracles

Directed by: Jim Kouf

Starring: Tom Conti, Teri Garr, Paul Rodriguez, Christopher Lloyd

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Born American

Directed by: Renny Harlin

Starring: Mike Norris, Steve Durham, David Coburn, Thalmus Rasulala

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

Rambo

Directed by: lionsgate

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Magnus

Directed by: Benjamin Ree

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Crossroads

Directed by: Walter Hill

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Treffpunkt Flughafen

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Dear John

Directed by: Lasse Hallström

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 31 March 1986 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Cornelia
  • CTsar Ch�vez Day - official holiday in five states and many cities across the U.S.
  • Freedom Day in Malta.
  • Saint Amos
  • Saint Benjamin
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Jerry Paris: Director / actor (Jerry-Dick Van Dyke Show), dies at 60.
Facts:
  • English Hampton Court palace destroyed by fire, 1 dead
  • O'Kelly Isley, American singer (Isley Brothers), dies of heart attack at age 48.
  • 167 die when Mexicana Airlines Boeing 727 crashes.
  • In Central California, a magnitude 5.7 earthquake occurs.
  • Six metropolitan county councils are abolished in England.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on March 31, 1986 - Geocentric view

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Magazine Covers

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Life magazine Beano comics

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Books

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

Blessings In Disguise

By: Alec Guinness

The memoirs of the actor Sir Alec Guinness. The book includes pen portraits of such characters as Ralph Richardson, Sybil Thorndike and John Gielgud, as well as accounts of Guinness's film

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Arctic Dreams

By: Barry Lopez

Barry Lopez's National Book Award-winning classic study of the Far North is widely considered his masterpiece.Lopez offers a thorough examination of this obscure world-its terrain, its wildlife, its history of Eskimo

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The Handmaid'S Tale

By: Margaret Atwood

In the world of the near future, who will control women's bodies?Offred is a Handmaid in the Republic of Gilead. She may leave the home of the Commander and his wife

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Stone 588

By: Gerald A. Browne

From master storyteller Gerald A. Browne comes the electrifying New York Times bestseller about a flawed gemstone with healing powers that drives people to the darkest edge of obsession, passion, greed,

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Kid Icarus

Platform: Family Computer Disk System, Nintendo Entertainment System, Game Boy Advance, Wii (Virtual Console), Nintendo 3DS, Wii U (Virtual Console)

Genre: Action, platforming

Publisher: Nintendo

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Galaforce

Galaforce

Platform: Acorn Electron, BBC Micro

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Superior Software / Acornsoft

Championship Sprint

Championship Sprint

Platform: Arcade, ZX Spectrum, Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, PlayStation 2, Xbox, GameCube, PlayStation Portable, PlayStation Network

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Atari Sony Computer Entertainment

Darius

Platform: Arcade, Amiga, Atari ST, PC Engine (Super CD-ROM²), Wii (Virtual Console), ZX Spectrum

Genre: Scrolling shooter

Publisher: JP Taito; JP NEC (PCE/CD); EU The Edge (AMI/ST)

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Ganbare Goemon! Karakuri Dōchū

Ganbare Goemon! Karakuri Dōchū

Platform: Family Computer, MSX, Mobile Phones, Game Boy Advance, Virtual Console (NES version)

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Konami

Home videos

Which movies you probably rented those days on VHS/DVD to spend a great night?

A Nightmare on Elm Street 2: Freddy's Revenge

Studio: Media Home Entertainment

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The Incredible Human Machine

Studio: National Geographic Video (page does not exist)

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The Money Pit

Studio: MCA Home Video

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Yukon Passage

Studio: National Geographic Video (page does not exist)

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Bloody Birthday

Studio: Prism Entertainment

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