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Thursday January 2, 1986

It was Thursday, under the sign of Capricorn (see planets position on January 2, 1986). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Nicole Reinhardt (canoer) and Ediz Bahtiyaroğlu. 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 What'S Bred In The Bone by Robertson Davies was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Running Scared. If you liked videogames you were probably playing JaJaMaru no Daibouken or Gall Force.
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What the sky looked like on 2 January 1986

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Movies

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

Hannah and Her Sisters

Directed by: Woody Allen

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

Country: United States

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The Hitcher

Directed by: Robert Harmon

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

Country: United States

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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 2 January 1986 ?

Holidays:
  • New Zealand ? Statutory holiday, Second day of New Year.
  • United States - Bonza Bottler Day.
  • Slovenia ? Second day of New Year.
  • Scotland ? Second day of the Hogmanay Bank Holiday.
  • Catholicism and Anglicanism ? Feast day of St. Basil the Great and Gregory Nazianzen.
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Una Merkel: Covington, Kentucky -- Actress (42nd Street, Abraham Lincoln).
  • Dick James: English music publisher (Northern Songs) (Born 1920).
  • Bill Veeck: American baseball executive (Born 1914).
Facts:
  • 191.66 million shares traded in New York Stock Exchange
  • New York Islanders' Mike Bossy scores his 500th goal.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on January 02, 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 ?

What'S Bred In The Bone

By: Robertson Davies

At once ingenious and powerful, What's Bred in the Bone holds the usual rich mixture of Davies' delights.

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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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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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The Polar Express

By: Chris Van Allsburg

This holiday season, remind everyone that the world is full of wonder - all one must do is look for it, and listen...and believe. This lavish, limited edition box set will bring the magic into your home and enchant all ...

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

JaJaMaru no Daibouken

JaJaMaru no Daibouken

Platform: Family Computer

Genre: 2D action platformer

Publisher: Jaleco

Army Moves

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

Genre: Scrolling shooter

Publisher: Imagine Software

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Ghosts 'n Goblins

Platform: Arcade, NES, PlayStation, Sega Saturn, Game Boy Color, various home computer ports

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: Capcom (Worldwide, Japan) Taito America (North America)

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Midnight Magic

Midnight Magic

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Pinball

Publisher: Atari

Gall Force

Gall Force

Genre: Adventure, science fiction

Home videos

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

Top Cat

Studio: Worldvision Home Video

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The Absent-Minded Professor

Studio: Colorized version.

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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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Save the Panda

Studio: National Geographic Video (page does not exist)

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