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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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Anand

Anand

Directed by: Hrishikesh Mukherjee

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

Country: United States of America

The Lives of Others

The Lives of Others

Directed by: Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck

Starring: Ulrich Mühe, Martina Gedeck, Sebastian Koch, Ulrich Tukur

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

All the President's Men

All the President's Men

Directed by: Alan J. Pakula

Starring: Dustin Hoffman, Robert Redford, Jack Warden, Martin Balsam

Country: United States of America

Mr. Deeds Goes to Town

Mr. Deeds Goes to Town

Directed by: Frank Capra

Starring: Gary Cooper, Jean Arthur, George Bancroft, Lionel Stander

Country: United States of America

Books

Which were the most popular books released in March 1986?
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House by Tracy Kidder

House

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Tracy Kidder takes readers to the heart of the American Dream: the building of a family's first house with all its day-to-day frustrations, crises, tensions, challenges, and triumphs.

Blessings In Disguise by Alec Guinness

Blessings In Disguise

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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

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

Angels Of September by Andrew M. Greeley

Angels Of September

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Angels Of September, by Greeley, Andrew M.

No Laughing Matter by Joseph Heller and Speed Vogel

No Laughing Matter

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MEMOIR It all began one typical day in the life of Joe Heller. He was jogging four miles at a clip these days, working on his novel God Knows, coping