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Wednesday 1 October 1986

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Libra (see planets position on October 1, 1986). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Jurnee Smollett and Natalia Rybicka. In that special week of October people in US were listening to Stuck With You by Huey Lewis & The News. In UK Don't Leave Me This Way by The Communards was in the top 5 hits. The Seventh Curse, directed by Ngai Choi Lam, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986 while Act Of Will by Barbara Taylor Bradford was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Janosch. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Double Dribble or Amnesia.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 1 October 1986

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Movies

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

The Seventh Curse

Directed by: Ngai Choi Lam

Starring: Yun-Fat Chow, Siu-Ho Chin, Maggie Cheung, Ken Boyle

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Ratboy

Directed by: Sondra Locke

Starring: Sondra Locke, Robert Townsend, Christopher Hewett, Larry Hankin

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The Color of Money

Directed by: Martin Scorsese

Starring: Paul Newman, Tom Cruise, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio, Helen Shaver

Country: United States

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Peggy Sue Got Married

Directed by: Francis Ford Coppola

Starring: Kathleen Turner, Nicolas Cage, Barry Miller, Catherine Hicks

Country: United States

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Deadly Friend

Directed by: Wes Craven

Starring: Matthew Labyorteaux, Kristy Swanson, Michael Sharrett, Anne Twomey

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TV Series

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

Janosch

Ganbare! Kikkâzu

The Clothes Show

El domingo es nuestro

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 1 October 1986 ?

Holidays:
  • Singapore - Children's Day
  • Also see October 1 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • World Vegetarian Day
  • French Republican Calendar - Cuve (Barrel) Day, tenth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
  • Tuvalu - Independence Day (from Gilbert Islands (Kiribati), 1975)
Famous Birthdays:
See other famous people born on 01 October
Famous Deaths:
  • Archie League: generally considered the first air traffic controller (Born 1907).
Facts:
  • U.S. President Ronald Reagan signs the Goldwater-Nichols Act into law, making official the largest reorganization of the United States Department of Defense since the Air Force was made a separate branch of service in 1947.
  • US President Jimmy Carter's presidential library/museum dedicated in Atlanta, Georgia.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on October 01, 1986 - Geocentric view

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Magazine Covers

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Life magazine Beano comics

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Books

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

Act Of Will

By: Barbara Taylor Bradford

Bridging three generations, this sweeping saga from renowned bestselling author Barbara Taylor Bradford tells the story of three extraordinary women, and the acts of will that shape their lives. Orphaned

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Mayflower Madam

By: Sydney Biddle Barrows with William Novak

With flair, humor, and style, Sydney Biddle Barrows tells the whole intriguing story of how she merged business and sex to create Cachet--the escort service of choice among rich, powerful, and prominent men.

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James Herriot'S Dog Stories

By: James Herriot

In this very special, heart-warming collection of favorite stories about dogs great and small, James Herriot tells us about his own dogs and all the wonderful people and animals we have

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The Prince Of Tides

By: Pat Conroy

PAT CONROY has created a huge, brash thunderstorm of a novel, stinging with honesty and resounding with drama. Spanning forty years, this is the story of turbulent Tom Wingo, his gifted

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Alex Kidd: The Lost Stars

Platform: Arcade, Master System

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Sega

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10th Frame

10th Frame

Platform: Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Commodore 64, DOS, MSX, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Sports

Publisher: U.S. Gold

Amnesia

Amnesia

Platform: MS-DOS, Apple II and Commodore 64

Genre: Text adventure

Publisher: Electronic Arts

Empire City: 1931

Empire City: 1931

Platform: Arcade Family Computer MSX

Genre: Shooting gallery

Publisher: Seibu Kaihatsu (Arcade EU/NA) Toshiba EMI[1] (Family Computer/MSX)

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?

Bloody Birthday

Studio: Prism Entertainment

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Snowballing

Studio: Prism Entertainment

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The Money Pit

Studio: MCA Home Video

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The Jolson Story

Studio: RCA/Columbia Pictures Home Video

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The Journey of Natty Gann

Studio: Walt Disney Home Video

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