Wednesday January 1, 1986, NewYear’s Day

US date format: 1/1/1986, UK date format: 1/1/1986

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Capricorn (see birth chart on January 1, 1986). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Colin Morgan and Colin Morgan. In that special week of January people in US were listening to Say You, Say Me by Lionel Richie. In UK The Final Countdown by Europe was in the top 5 hits. Hannah and Her Sisters, directed by Woody Allen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986 while The Vampire Lestat by Anne Rice was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Running Scared. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Dragon Quest or Jackal.
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What the sky looked like on 1 January 1986

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Movies

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Hannah and Her Sisters

Directed by: Woody Allen

Starring: Mia Farrow, Dianne Wiest, Michael Caine, Barbara Hershey

Country: United States of America

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The Hitcher

Directed by: Robert Harmon

Starring: Rutger Hauer, C. Thomas Howell, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Jeffrey DeMunn

Country: United States of America

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Ginger and Fred

Directed by: Federico Fellini

Starring: Marcello Mastroianni, Giulietta Masina, Franco Fabrizi, Friedrich von Ledebur

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The Clan of the Cave Bear

Directed by: Michael Chapman

Starring: Daryl Hannah, Pamela Reed, James Remar, Thomas G. Waites

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The Boy in Blue

Directed by: Charles Jarrott

Starring: Nicolas Cage, Cynthia Dale, Christopher Plummer, David Naughton

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TV Series

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

Running Scared

Directed by: Not Specified

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Arsenal

Directed by: Steven C. Miller

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Heart of the High Country

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Inside

Directed by: Jeff Mahler

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Blind Date

Directed by: Blake Edwards

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 1 January 1986 ?

Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Barbra Striesand and Jon Peters relationship breaks up
  • International Peace Year begins
  • New York City transit fare rises from 90 cents to $1.00
  • The Kingdom of Spain and the Portuguese Republic are admitted into the European Community.
  • Aruba becomes independent of Curacao, though it remains in free association with the Kingdom of the Netherlands.

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Books

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

The Vampire Lestat

By: Anne Rice

Lestat. The vampire hero of Anne Rice’s enthralling novel is a creature of the darkest and richest imagination. Once an aristocrat in the heady days of pre-revolutionary France, now a rock

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Texas

By: James A. Michener

Spanning four and a half centuries, James A. Michener’s monumental saga chronicles the epic history of Texas, from its Spanish roots in the age of the conquistadors to its current reputation as one of America’s most affluent, diverse, and provocative …

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Galapagos

By: Kurt Vonnegut

“A madcap genealogical adventure . . . Vonnegut is a postmodern Mark Twain.”—The New York Times Book ReviewGalápagos takes the reader back one million years, to A.D.

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Shoot Low, Boys - They'Re Ridin' Shetland Ponies

By: Lewis Grizzard

From New York Times Bestselling Author Lewis Grizzard ...John Wayne had it. True Grit, that is. Bestselling humorist and philosopher Lewis Grizzard looked for other Americans with true grit.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Cyberun

Cyberun

Platform: ZX Spectrum Amstrad CPC MSX

Genre: Arcade

Publisher: Ultimate Play The Game

Jackal

Platform: Arcade, NES, FDS, ZX Spectrum, Commodore 64, IBM PC, Mobile phone, XBLA via Game Room

Genre: Run and gun

Publisher: Konami

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iD

iD

Platform: ZX Spectrum

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: CRL

Mission Omega

Mission Omega

Platform: ZX Spectrum, Commodore 64, Amstrad CPC

Genre: Strategy / Adventure

Publisher: Mind Games

Dragon Quest

Dragon Quest

Platform: MSX PC-9801 X68000 Super Famicom Satellaview Game Boy Color Mobile phones Wii Android iOS

Genre: Role-playing

Publisher: JP Enix; NA Nintendo

Home videos

Which movies you probably rented those days on VHS/DVD to spend a great night?

Jiminy Cricket's Christmas

Studio: Walt Disney Home Video

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Save the Panda

Studio: National Geographic Video (page does not exist)

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Dreamaniac

Studio: Wizard Video

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My Science Project

Studio: Touchstone Pictures

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A Nightmare on Elm Street 2: Freddy's Revenge

Studio: Media Home Entertainment

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