America's first library opens, a plane crash kills most of the Marshall University football team, Princess Anne marries a commoner, and Michael Jackson premieres his "Black or White" video, all on this day.
1986: The basketball drama "Hoosiers," starring Gene Hackman, Barbara Hershey, Sheb Wooley and Dennis Hopper, premieres in theaters. The film, about a small-town Indiana high school basketball team that wins the state championship, is often named as one of the best sports movies ever made and would earn Academy Award nominations for Hopper and Best Original Score.
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