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Tuesday 23 December 1986

1986-12-23

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). In that special week of December people in US were listening to Walk Like An Egyptian by Bangles. In UK The Final Countdown by Europe was in the top 5 hits. Little Shop of Horrors, directed by Frank Oz, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986 while It by Stephen King was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Little Shop of Horrors

Directed by: Frank Oz

Starring: Rick Moranis, Ellen Greene, Vincent Gardenia

Country: United States

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Platoon

Directed by: Oliver Stone

Starring: Charlie Sheen, Tom Berenger, Willem Dafoe

Country: United States

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The Golden Child

Directed by: Michael Ritchie

Starring: Eddie Murphy, J.L. Reate, Charles Dance

Country: United States

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¡Three Amigos!

Directed by: John Landis

Starring: Steve Martin, Chevy Chase, Martin Short

Country: United States

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Heartbreak Ridge

Directed by: Clint Eastwood

Starring: Clint Eastwood, Marsha Mason, Everett McGill

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

Our World

Starring: Linda Ellerbee, Ray Gandolf

Country: United States

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Crime Story

Written by: Chuck Adamson, Gustave Reininger

Starring: Dennis Farina, Bill Smitrovich, Steve Ryan, Billy Campbell

Country: United States

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Zoobilee Zoo

Starring: Ben Vereen, Michael B. Moynahan, Stevie Vallance, Gary Schwartz

Country: United States

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Siskel & Ebert

Starring: Roger Ebert, Gene Siskel

Country: United States

Equinox

Starring: Piers Gibbon

Country: United Kingdom

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 23 December 1986 ?

Holidays:
  • Festivus (from sitcom Seinfeld)
  • Oaxaca - Night of the Radishes
  • Secular humanism (American) - HumanLight observed
  • R.C. Saints - John Cantius ; Thorlac Thorhallsson, patron saint of Iceland
  • Sweden - Birthday of Queen Silvia, an official flag day
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Rutan andYeager make 1st around-the-world flight without refueling
  • Voyager, piloted by Dick Rutan and Jeana Yeager, lands at Edwards Air Force Base in California becoming the first aircraft to fly non-stop around the world without aerial or ground refueling.
  • Voyager airplane completes the first nonstop circumnavigation of the earth by air without refueling in 9 days, 3 minutes and 44 seconds.
  • Voyager completes the first nonstop circumnavigation of the earth by air without refueling in 9 days, 3 minutes and 44 seconds.

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CD and DVD Birthday Cards

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in December 1986?

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Liet. Col. Oliver North -- Dec. 22, 1986
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9043
  • Time: Inset:s Donald Regan by & William Casey, both by Diana Walker.

Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

The Mammoth Hunters

By: Jean M. Auel

Once again Jean M. Auel opens the door of a time long past to reveal an age of wonder and danger at the dawn of the modern human race.

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Lake Wobegon Days

By: Garrison Keillor

“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.

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Texas

By: James A. Michener

"A book about oil and water, rangers and outlaws, Anglos and Hispanics, frontier and settlement, money and power...James Michener is something rare and valuable: an honorable craftsman doing honorable work....He

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Contact

By: Carl Sagan

In December, 1999, a multinational team journeys out to the stars, to the most awesome encounter in human history. Who -- or what -- is out there? In Cosmos, Carl Sagan explained the universe.

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Remember when

Remember when

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Alley Master

Alley Master

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Sports game

Publisher: Cinematronics

Brian Jacks Uchi Mata

Brian Jacks Uchi Mata

Platform: Commodore 64, Amstrad CPC, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Sports, Fighting

Publisher: Martech

Genpei Tōma Den

Genpei Tōma Den

Platform: Arcade, Family Computer, PC Engine, Wii (Virtual Console), Sharp X68000

Genre: Beat 'em up

Publisher: JP Namco; JP Micomsoft

Ikari Warriors

Platform: Arcade, Nintendo Entertainment System, Acorn Electron, Amstrad CPC, BBC Micro, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum, MSX2, Apple II, Amiga, Atari 2600, Atari 7800, Atari ST, Commodore 16, PC booter

Genre: Run & gun shooter

Publisher: Tradewest: Leland Cook and Byron Cook

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King Kong 2: Ikari no Megaton Punch

King Kong 2: Ikari no Megaton Punch

Platform: Family Computer

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Konami


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