Wednesday July 02, 1986

US date format: 7/2/1986, UK date format: 2/7/1986

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Cancer (see birth chart on July 2, 1986). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative), Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church. Famous people born on this day include Lindsay Lohan and Katie Taylor. In that special week of July people in US were listening to There'll Be Sad Songs (To Make You Cry) by Billy Ocean. In UK Spirit In The Sky by Doctor & The Medics was in the top 5 hits. Aliens, directed by James Cameron, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986 while Barrier Island by John D. MacDonald was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Grand Prix der Volksmusik. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Alex Kidd: The Lost Stars or Cover art for the TurboGrafx-CD release.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Feast Day of St. John Regis
  • Originally, in the Roman Catholic Church, the Feast of the Visitation was celebrated on this day, although it has since been transferred to May 31
  • Palio di Provenzano in Siena, Italy
  • Canada Day. Under the Holidays Act, Canada Day is always observed on July 1 unless that date falls on a Sunday, in which case it is observed on July 2.

Events

  • After 14 wins, Roger Clemens suffer his 1st loss of year
  • General strike against Pinochet regime in Chile
  • US Supreme Court upholds affirmative action in two rulings.

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Movies

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Aliens

Aliens

Directed by: James Cameron

Starring: Sigourney Weaver, Michael Biehn, Carrie Henn, Paul Reiser

Country: United States of America

Momo

Momo

Directed by: Johannes Schaaf

Starring: Radost Bokel, Mario Adorf, Armin Mueller-Stahl, Sylvester Groth

Club Paradise

Club Paradise

Directed by: Harold Ramis

Starring: Robin Williams, Peter O'Toole, Rick Moranis, Jimmy Cliff

Big Trouble in Little China

Big Trouble in Little China

Directed by: John Carpenter

Starring: Kurt Russell, Kim Cattrall, Dennis Dun, James Hong

Country: United States of America

The Great Mouse Detective

The Great Mouse Detective

Directed by: Ron Clements, Burny Mattinson, David Michener, John Musker

Starring: Vincent Price, Barrie Ingham, Val Bettin, Susanne Pollatschek

Country: United States of America

TV Series

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Grand Prix der Volksmusik

Grand Prix der Volksmusik

A Very Peculiar Practice

A Very Peculiar Practice

Starring: Peter Davison, Graham Crowden, Barbara Flynn, David Troughton

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Toutes folles de lui

Toutes folles de lui

Langley Bottom

Langley Bottom

Know Your Bible

Know Your Bible

Days to next July 02

If July 02, 1986 is your birthday you're 34 years, 1 month, 8 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 10 months, 22 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Barrier Island by John D. MacDonald

Barrier Island

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Tucker Loomis is a hard and dangerous man with a ruthlessness all West Bay fears and respects, and an improbable amount of money.

James Herriot'S Dog Stories by James Herriot

James Herriot'S Dog Stories

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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

The Man Who Mistook His Wife For A Hat by Oliver Sacks

The Man Who Mistook His Wife For A Hat

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THE MAN WHO MISTOOK HIS WIFE FOR A HAT brings together twenty-four of Oliver Sacks’ most fascinating and beloved case studies.

Lie Down With Lions by Ken Follett

Lie Down With Lions

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The #1 international bestseller set in Afghanistan...NOW IN TRADE PAPERBACK.“Vintage Follett…This is his most ambitious novel and itsucceeds admirably.” —USA Today“May be Ken Follett’s finest yet…The suspense mounts as swiftly as Afghan

In Search Of The Trojan War by Michael Wood

In Search Of The Trojan War

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Tales of Troy and its heroes—Achilles and Hector, Paris and the legendary beauty Helen—have fired the human imagination for 3,000 years.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Alex Kidd: The Lost Stars

Alex Kidd: The Lost Stars

Platform: Arcade, Master System

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Sega

Mad Nurse

Mad Nurse

Platform: Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Platformer

Publisher: Firebird Software Ltd.

Harrier Combat Simulator

Harrier Combat Simulator

Platform: Commodore 64

Genre: Flight simulation[1] using a first-person perspective

Cover art for the TurboGrafx-CD release

Cover art for the TurboGrafx-CD release

Platform: Famicom, Fujitsu FM-7, Microsoft Windows, NEC PC-88, NEC PC-98, MSX, Sharp X1, Sharp X68000, TurboGrafx-CD, MS-DOS, Nintendo DS, iOS,

Genre: Adventure game Visual novel

Publisher: Riverhillsoft (PC-98)[1] Micro Cabin (MSX)[2] Brøderbund (DOS)[1] Hudson Soft (TG-CD)[1] FonFun (DS)[1] SETA Corporation (FC)

Gunship

Gunship

Platform: Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Commodore 64, FM Towns, MS-DOS, MSX, PC-98, Sharp X68000, ZX Spectrum, Sega Mega Drive

Genre: Combat flight simulator

Publisher: MicroProse


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