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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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Anand

Anand

Directed by: Hrishikesh Mukherjee

Starring: Rajesh Khanna, Amitabh Bachchan, Sumita Sanyal, Ramesh Deo

Country: United States of America

Trainspotting

Trainspotting

Directed by: Danny Boyle

Starring: Ewan McGregor, Ewen Bremner, Jonny Lee Miller, Kevin McKidd

Country: United States of America

Fargo

Fargo

Directed by: Joel Coen, Ethan Coen

Starring: William H. Macy, Frances McDormand, Steve Buscemi, Peter Stormare

Country: United States of America

The Lady Eve

The Lady Eve

Directed by: Preston Sturges

Starring: Barbara Stanwyck, Henry Fonda, Charles Coburn, Eugene Pallette

Country: United States of America

War and Peace

War and Peace

Directed by: Sergey Bondarchuk

Starring: Lyudmila Saveleva, Vyacheslav Tikhonov, Sergey Bondarchuk, Boris Zakhava

Country: United States of America

Books

Which were the most popular books released in February 1986?
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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

Galapagos by Kurt Vonnegut

Galapagos

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“A madcap genealogical adventure . . . Vonnegut is a postmodern Mark Twain.”—The New York Times Book ReviewGalápagos takes the reader back one million years, to A.D.

A Remarkable Woman by Anne Edwards

A Remarkable Woman

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Katharine Hepburn: grande dame of American actresses, fierce individualist, and living legend. Nominated for 12 Academy Awards and winner of four, Hepburn achieved stardom against formidable odds.

Bus 9 To Paradise by Leo Buscaglia

Bus 9 To Paradise

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Paradise on earth? Why not. Our existence is precisely what we make it and by embracing the many pleasures life has to offer, we can have unlimited joy.

Lie Down With Lions by Ken Follett

Lie Down With Lions

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The #1 international bestseller set in Afghanistan...NOW IN TRADE PAPERBACK.“Vintage Follett…This is his most ambitious novel and itsucceeds admirably.” —USA Today“May be Ken Follett’s finest yet…The suspense mounts as swiftly as Afghan