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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of November 1986?


Events

  • 01 Nov 1986 Fire in Sandoz-factory Basel, 30 tons of chemicals in the Rhine
  • 02 Nov 1986 17th NYC Marathon won by Gianni Poli in 2:11:06
  • 03 Nov 1986 Federated States of Micronesia signs Compact of Free Association with US
  • 04 Nov 1986 Democrats regain control of the United States Senate for the first time in six years.
  • 05 Nov 1986 USS Rentz, USS Reeves and USS Oldendorf visit Qingdao (Tsing Tao) China -- the first US Naval visit to China since 1949.
  • 06 Nov 1986 Rev Donald Wildmon begins a campaign against Howard Stern
  • 08 Nov 1986 Song & Dance closes at Royale Theater NYC after 474 performances
  • 09 Nov 1986 Ai-Yu Tu wins LPGA Mazda Japan Golf Classic
  • 10 Nov 1986 Bangladesh Constitution restored
  • 11 Nov 1986 Suriname government proclaims gold purification
  • 12 Nov 1986 Roger Clemens wins AL Cy Young Award unanimously
  • 13 Nov 1986 Giselle Jeanne-Marie LaRonde of Trinidad, 23, crowned 36th Miss World
  • 14 Nov 1986 Doubleday Publishing sells New York Mets to Nelson Doubleday and Fred Wilpon
  • 15 Nov 1986 2nd time Saturday Night Live uses a time delay (Sam Knison hosts)
  • 17 Nov 1986 Oh Coward! opens at Helen Hayes Theater NYC for 56 performances
  • 18 Nov 1986 Roger Clemens wins AL MVP
  • 19 Nov 1986 Phillies 3rd baseman Mike Schmidt wins NL MVP
  • 20 Nov 1986 Afghanistan President Babrak Karmal flees
  • 21 Nov 1986 Central African Republic adopts constitution
  • 22 Nov 1986 Wayne Gretzky, of Edmonton Oilers, became 13th NHL player to score 500 goals.
  • 24 Nov 1986 Smile opens at Lunt-Fontanne Theater NYC for 48 performances
  • 25 Nov 1986 Iran-Contra affair erupts, President Reagan reveals secret arm deal
  • 26 Nov 1986 U.S. President Ronald Reagan announces that former Senator John Tower, former Secretary of State Edmund Muskie, and former National Security Adviser Brent Scowcroft will serve as members of the Special Review Board looking into the Iran-Contra arms scandal (they became known as the Tower Commission). Reagan denies involvement in the scandal.
  • 28 Nov 1986 Hilbert van der Duim skates 1 hour world record 39.4928 km
  • 30 Nov 1986 Flamenco Puro closes at Mark Hellinger Theater NYC after 40 performances

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Music charts

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Movies

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A Man Escaped

A Man Escaped

Directed by: Robert Bresson

Starring: François Leterrier, Charles Le Clainche, Maurice Beerblock, Roland Monod

Country: United States of America

Kin-dza-dza!

Kin-dza-dza!

Directed by: Georgiy Daneliya

Starring: Stanislav Lyubshin, Evgeniy Leonov, Yuriy Yakovlev, Levan Gabriadze

Sullivan's Travels

Sullivan's Travels

Directed by: Preston Sturges

Starring: Joel McCrea, Veronica Lake, Robert Warwick, William Demarest

Country: United States of America

Network

Network

Directed by: Sidney Lumet

Starring: Faye Dunaway, William Holden, Peter Finch, Robert Duvall

Country: United States of America

Rocky

Rocky

Directed by: John G. Avildsen

Starring: Sylvester Stallone, Talia Shire, Burt Young, Carl Weathers

Country: United States of America

Books

Which were the most popular books released in November 1986?
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Hollywood Husbands by Jackie Collins

Hollywood Husbands

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Hollywood Husbands are hot...Hollywood Husbands aredynamic...Hollywood Husbands are sexy... Jack Python is the hottest Hollywood Husband of all. He rulesnighttime T.V. and his controversial talk show burns up the ratings, while thewomen he encounters melt.

It by Stephen King

It

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Now a major motion picture Stephen King’s terrifying, classic #1 New York Times bestseller, “a landmark in American literature” (Chicago Sun-Times)—about seven adults who return to their hometown to confront a nightmare they had first stumbled on as teenagers…an evil …

Foundation And Earth by Isaac Asimov

Foundation And Earth

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The fifth novel in Asimov's popular Foundation series opens with second thoughts. Councilman Golan Trevize is wondering if he was right to choose a collective mind as the best possible future

Mayflower Madam by Sydney Biddle Barrows with William Novak

Mayflower Madam

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With flair, humor, and style, Sydney Biddle Barrows tells the whole intriguing story of how she merged business and sex to create Cachet--the escort service of choice among rich, powerful, and prominent men.

Necessary Losses by Judith Viorst

Necessary Losses

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From grief and mourning to aging and relationships, poet and Redbook contributor Judith Viorst presents a thoughtful and researched study in this examination of love, loss, and letting go.Drawing