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Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in March 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 March 1986: find out below

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of March 1986?


Events

  • 02 Mar 1986 Protesters try to stop Land Rover motor company being sold to US.
  • 04 Mar 1986 The Soviet Vega 1 begins returning images of Halley's Comet and the first images of its nucleus.
  • 06 Mar 1986 Georgia O'Keeffe, American painter (Flowers), dies at age 98 (born 1887).
  • 07 Mar 1986 Wayne Gretzky breaks own NHL season record with 136th assist.
  • 08 Mar 1986 Martina Navratilova is first tennis player to earn US$10 million.
  • 09 Mar 1986 NASA announces searchers found remains of Challenger Astronauts
  • 10 Mar 1986 Ernie Lombardi, National League Most Valuable Player in 1938, and Bobby Doerr, elected to Baseball Hall of Fame.
  • 11 Mar 1986 1 million days since traditional foundation of Rome, 4 / 21 / 753 BC
  • 12 Mar 1986 210.25 million shares traded in New York Stock Exchange
  • 13 Mar 1986 Soyuz T-15 carries 2 Cosmonauts to Soviet space station Mir
  • 15 Mar 1986 Funeral services held for Swedish Prime Minister Olaf Palme.
  • 16 Mar 1986 Chris Johnson wins LPGA GNA / Glendale Federal Golf Classic
  • 17 Mar 1986 Haemers gang robs gold transport in Belgium of 35 million Belgian francs.
  • 18 Mar 1986 US Treasury Department announces plans to alter paper money.
  • 21 Mar 1986 199.22 million shares traded in New York Stock Exchange
  • 22 Mar 1986 Ice Pairs Championship at Geneva won by Gordeeva and Grinkov (URS)
  • 23 Mar 1986 6th Golden Raspberry Awards: Rambo; First Blood Part II wins.
  • 24 Mar 1986 58th Academy Awards - Out of Africa, William Hurt and G Page win
  • 25 Mar 1986 Kurt Browning (Canada) becomes 1st skater to land a quadruple jump
  • 26 Mar 1986 Geffen records signs Guns and Roses
  • 27 Mar 1986 Disney-MGM Studio Tour ground breaking
  • 28 Mar 1986 John N McMahon, ends term as Deputy Director of CIA
  • 30 Mar 1986 Tango Argentino closes at Mark Hellinger Theater NYC after 198 performances
  • 31 Mar 1986 English Hampton Court palace destroyed by fire, 1 dead

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Music charts

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Movies

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Betty Blue

Betty Blue

Release year: 1986

Directed by: Jean-Jacques Beineix

Starring: Jean-Hugues Anglade, Béatrice Dalle, Gérard Darmon, Consuelo De Haviland

Country: United States of America

Rad

Rad

Release year: 1986

Directed by: Hal Needham

Starring: Bart Conner, Lori Loughlin, Bill Allen, Talia Shire

Lucas

Lucas

Release year: 1986

Directed by: David Seltzer

Starring: Corey Haim, Kerri Green, Charlie Sheen, Courtney Thorne-Smith

The Money Pit

The Money Pit

Release year: 1986

Directed by: Richard Benjamin

Starring: Tom Hanks, Shelley Long, Alexander Godunov, Maureen Stapleton

Country: United States of America

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Books

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Texas by James A. Michener

Texas

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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 …

Seasons Of The Heart by Cynthia Freeman

Seasons Of The Heart

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Some spine creasing and wear. Front and back cover pages have corner creasing and all edges have smugging . Front inside page have initials, no other marks and intact.

Dancing In The Light by Shirley MacLaine

Dancing In The Light

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Now, at a turning point in her life, comes her most revealing and exciting book yet. Outspoken, controversial, talented, and perceptive Shirley MacLaine now takes us on an intimate and fascinating personal odyssey.

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.

Break In by Dick Francis

Break In

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Steeplechase jockey Christmas "Kit" Fielding has had more than his share of close calls both on and off the course. But trouble hits close to home when a grudge between his