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Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in February 1986.
The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative), Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

But much more happened on February 1986: find out below

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of February 1986?


Events

  • 01 Feb 1986 KHJ-AM in Los Angeles CA changes call letters to KRTH
  • 02 Feb 1986 Jerome Kern Goes to Hollywood closes at Ritz NYC after 13 performances
  • 03 Feb 1986 US President Ronald Reagan announces formation of Committee on Challenger Accident.
  • 04 Feb 1986 Israeli fighters intercept Libyan airliner (passenger plane).
  • 05 Feb 1986 Corazon Aquino and Ferdinand Marcos appear on Nightline
  • 06 Feb 1986 New Jersey Devils' Peter McNab becomes the 42nd NHL player to score 350 goals.
  • 07 Feb 1986 Philippine Corazon Aquino defeats incumbent dictator Ferdinand Marcos but fraudulent returns give the election to Marcos.
  • 08 Feb 1986 US male Figure Skating championship won by Brian Boitano.
  • 09 Feb 1986 Marvin Johnson wins record third time, light heavyweight boxing title.
  • 10 Feb 1986 John Lennon: Live in NYC album is released
  • 11 Feb 1986 Activist Anatoly Scharansky released by USSR, leaves country
  • 15 Feb 1986 Philippines National Assembly authorizes 6 more years for Ferdinand Marcos
  • 16 Feb 1986 French air force bombs Ouadi Doum airport in Chad
  • 17 Feb 1986 Howard Stern radio show returns to NYC morning radio (WXRK 92.3 FM)
  • 19 Feb 1986 USSR launches Mir space station into Earth orbit
  • 20 Feb 1986 Mike Tyson sexually harasses a woman in Albany, New York
  • 21 Feb 1986 AIDS patient Ryan White returns to classes at Western Middle School
  • 22 Feb 1986 Start of the People Power Revolution in the Philippines.
  • 23 Feb 1986 Mary Beth Zimmerman wins LPGA Standard Register / Samaritan Golf Classic
  • 24 Feb 1986 Texas Air buys Eastern Airlines for US$676 million.
  • 25 Feb 1986 28th Grammy Awards: "We Are the World", Sade, Phil Collins win.
  • 26 Feb 1986 Evert van Benthem wins 14th Frisian 11-Cities skating race (6:55:16).
  • 27 Feb 1986 The United States Senate allows its debates to be televised on a trial basis.
  • 28 Feb 1986 European Economic Community signs "Special Act" for Europe free trade.

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Movies

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Parting Glances

Parting Glances

Release year: 1986

Directed by: Bill Sherwood

Starring: John Bolger, Richard Ganoung, Steve Buscemi, Adam Nathan

Chameli Ki Shaadi

Chameli Ki Shaadi

Release year: 1986

Directed by: Basu Chatterjee

Starring: Anil Kapoor, Amrita Singh, Om Prakash, Amjad Khan

At Close Range

At Close Range

Release year: 1986

Directed by: James Foley

Starring: Sean Penn, Christopher Walken, Mary Stuart Masterson, Chris Penn

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Books

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Comet by Carl Sagan and Ann Druyan

Comet

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WHAT ARE THESE GRACEFUL VISITORS TO OUR SKIES? WE NOW KNOW THAT THEY BRING BOTH LIFE AND DEATH AND TEACH US ABOUT OUR ORIGINS.Comet

Lake Wobegon Days by Garrison Keillor

Lake Wobegon Days

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“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.

The Storyteller by Harold Robbins

The Storyteller

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Joe Crowne is a poor boy from Brooklyn with a burning ambition to write… to be a storyteller. Thanks to natural street smarts and ruthless ambition, Joe tears himself free from

The Accidental Tourist by Anne Tyler

The Accidental Tourist

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“POIGNANT . . . FUNNY . . . THE ACCIDENTAL TOURIST IS ONE OF HER BEST. . . . [TYLER] HAS NEVER BEEN STRONGER.”–The

Cyclops by Clive Cussler

Cyclops

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Clive Cussler’s bestselling Cyclops is another swashbuckling NUMA Files adventure! When a financier turned treasure hunter vanishes mysteriously, only Dirk Pitt can prevent an international incident that threatens to start a