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Wednesday July 2, 1986

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Cancer (see planets position on July 2, 1986). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). 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 A Matter Of Honor by Jeffrey Archer was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Grand Prix der Volksmusik. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Knightmare or Mission 660.
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What the sky looked like on 2 July 1986

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Movies

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

Aliens

Directed by: James Cameron

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

Country: United States

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Momo

Directed by: Johannes Schaaf

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

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Club Paradise

Directed by: Harold Ramis

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

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Big Trouble in Little China

Directed by: John Carpenter

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

Country: United States

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Labyrinth

Directed by: Jim Henson

Starring: David Bowie, Jennifer Connelly, Toby Froud, Shelley Thompson

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Grand Prix der Volksmusik

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La corrida

Directed by: Not specifed

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A Very Peculiar Practice

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

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Rambo

Directed by: lionsgate

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Novo Amor

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 2 July 1986 ?

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.
Famous Birthdays:
  • Lindsay Lohan: American actress, singer, songwriter, model, director and producer, whose career has included critical and popular success in her youth, followed by a period of substance abuse and legal troubles that have been well-documented in the tabloids.
  • Katie Taylor: Boxer.
  • Brett Cecil: American baseball player.
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Famous Deaths:
  • Peanuts Lowrey: American baseball player coach and manager (d. 1986).
Facts:
  • After 14 wins, Roger Clemens suffer his 1st loss of year
  • General strike against Pinochet regime in Chile
  • Supreme Court upholds affirmative action in 2 rulings
  • US Supreme Court upholds affirmative action in two rulings.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on July 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 ?

A Matter Of Honor

By: Jeffrey Archer

It seems innocent enough. A disgraced British colonel bequeaths a mysterious letter to his only son. But the moment Adam Scott opens the yellowing envelope, he sets into motion

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The Garden Of Eden

By: Ernest Hemingway

A sensational bestseller when it appeared in 1986, The Garden of Eden is the last uncompleted novel of Ernest Hemingway, which he worked on intermittently from 1946 until his death in

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When All You'Ve Ever Wanted Isn'T Enough

By: Harold S. Kushner

'There is no Answer but there are answers...' Rabbi Kushner's previous bestseller brought comfort to millions by helping them cope with life's shattering tragedies.

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Barrier Island

By: John D. MacDonald

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

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

The Detective

The Detective

Platform: Commodore 64[1] Nintendo DS

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Argus Press Software

Mission 660

Mission 660

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Vertical shooter

Publisher: Taito

Knightmare

Platform: MSX home computer

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Konami

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Bird Week

Bird Week

Platform: Family Computer

Genre: Life simulation Action

Publisher: Toshiba EMI

GBA Championship Basketball: Two-on-Two

GBA Championship Basketball: Two-on-Two

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

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Activision

Home videos

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

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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Jiminy Cricket's Christmas

Studio: Walt Disney Home Video

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The Incredible Human Machine

Studio: National Geographic Video (page does not exist)

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Night of the Living Dead

Studio: Hal Roach Studios

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