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Oct 03, 2016 10:42AM ● By Press Release

30 Years Ago in 1986

The Color of Money, directed by Martin Scorsese, was one of the most viewed movies released.

It by Stephen King was the best selling book.

Bon Jovi – the New Jersey Band, may have their first major album with “Slippery When Wet” which is at #4 on the national album charts.

Popular TV shows included: The Cosby Show, Family Ties, Cheers Night Court, Hill Street Blues, Who’s The Boss? Growing Pains, Simon and Simon and Knot’s Landing.

The centennial of the Statue of Liberty's dedication is celebrated in New York Harbor.

The Food and Drug Administration approves the expanded use of asidothymidine (AZT), a promising new AIDS drug for AIDS patients who have recovered from pneumocystis carinii pneumonia.

20 Years Ago in 1996

People were still dancing to the Macarena (Bayside Boys Mix) by Los Del Rio.

Popular TV shows included: ER, Suddenly Susan, Home Improvement, Spin City, Frasier and Touched By An Angel.

The New York Yankees defeat the Atlanta Braves to win their first World Series in 18 years.

Bob Dole and President Bill Clinton meet in their 1st debate.

News Corporation launches the Fox News Channel as a 24-hour news channel to compete against CNN.

The O. J. Simpson civil trial begins in Santa Monica, California.