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Thursday 1 May 1986

It was Thursday, under the sign of Taurus (see planets position on May 1, 1986). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Mamadou Samassa and Christian Benítez. In that special week of May people in US were listening to Addicted To Love by Robert Palmer. In UK A Different Corner by George Michael was in the top 5 hits. Down by Law, directed by Jim Jarmusch, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986 while Lake Wobegon Days by Garrison Keillor was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Rambo. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Ghost House or Metroid.
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What the sky looked like on 1 May 1986

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Down by Law

Directed by: Jim Jarmusch

Starring: Tom Waits, John Lurie, Roberto Benigni, Nicoletta Braschi

Country: United States

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The Mission

Directed by: Roland Joffé

Starring: Robert De Niro, Jeremy Irons, Ray McAnally, Aidan Quinn

Country: United States

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Top Gun

Directed by: Tony Scott

Starring: Tom Cruise, Tim Robbins, Kelly McGillis, Val Kilmer

Country: United States

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Monster in the Closet

Directed by: Bob Dahlin

Starring: Donald Grant, Denise DuBarry, Claude Akins, Howard Duff

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The Sacrifice

Directed by: Andrei Tarkovsky

Starring: Erland Josephson, Susan Fleetwood, Allan Edwall, Guðrún Gísladóttir

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TV Series

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

Rambo

Directed by: lionsgate

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Magnus

Directed by: Benjamin Ree

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Crossroads

Directed by: Walter Hill

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Treffpunkt Flughafen

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Fame and Misfortune

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 1 May 1986 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint James the Less.
  • Saint Sigismund of Burgundy.
  • Saint Florine
  • Saint Augustin Schoeffer
  • Saint Theodulf.
Famous Birthdays:
See other famous people born on 01 May
Famous Deaths:
  • Hugo Peretti: American songwriter and record producer (Born 1916).
Facts:
  • Tass reports Chernobyl nuclear power plant mishap
  • Bill Elliott sets stock car speed record of 212.229 mph.
  • Will Stegers expedition reaches North Pole.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on May 01, 1986 - Geocentric view

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Magazine Covers

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Books

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

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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Adrift

By: Steven Callahan

Before The Perfect Storm, before In the Heart of the Sea, Steven Callahan’s dramatic tale of survival at sea was on the New York Times bestseller list for more than thirty-six

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The Handmaid'S Tale

By: Margaret Atwood

In the world of the near future, who will control women's bodies?Offred is a Handmaid in the Republic of Gilead. She may leave the home of the Commander and his wife

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The Great Getty

By: Robert Lenzner

from former Secretary of the Treasury William E. Simon: "A riveting account of an enigmatic life and its turbulent aftermath. Lenzner leaves us spellbound by this man of many contradictions.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Metroid

Metroid

Platform: Family Computer Disk System, Nintendo Entertainment System, Game Boy Advance

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Nintendo

Ghost House

Ghost House

Platform: Master System

Genre: 2D action platformer

Publisher: Sega

Cruise Chaser Blassty

Cruise Chaser Blassty

Platform: NEC PC-8801, NEC PC-9801, Sharp X1

Genre: Role-playing game

Publisher: Square

Les Pyramides d'Atlantys

Les Pyramides d'Atlantys

Platform: Amstrad CPC

Publisher: Microids

Double Dribble

Platform: Arcade, Nintendo Entertainment System, Family Computer Disk System, PlayChoice-10, Commodore 64, Commodore Amiga, Game Boy, Virtual Console, iOS

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Konami

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Home videos

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

Primal Impulse

Studio: Force Video

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The Absent-Minded Professor

Studio: Colorized version.

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The Jewel of the Nile

Studio: CBS/Fox Video

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The Return of the Living Dead

Studio: Thorn EMI

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Night of the Living Dead

Studio: Hal Roach Studios

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