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Thursday 2 October 1986

It was Thursday, under the sign of Libra (see planets position on October 2, 1986). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Camilla Belle and Jurnee Smollett-Bell. 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 Fatherhood by Bill Cosby was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Janosch. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Les Pyramides d'Atlantys or Baluba-Louk No Densetsu.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 2 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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Deadly Friend

Directed by: Wes Craven

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

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Sorority House Massacre

Directed by: Carol Frank

Starring: Angela O'Neill, Wendy Martel, Pamela Ross, Nicole Rio

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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 2 October 1986 ?

Holidays:
  • Roman Catholic Church - Memorial of Guardian Angels
  • World Farm Animal Day
  • Roman festivals - First day of the Ludi Augustales to celebrate the recovery by emperor August of Roman standards from the Parthians
  • Also see October 2 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Guinea - Independence Day (from France, 1958)
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Failed assassination attempt on India Premier Rajiv Gandhi
  • Mike Scott is 3rd NL pitcher to strike out 300 in a season (306)
  • New York Met Dwight Gooden is 1st to strike out 200 or more in 1st 3 seasons
  • Sikhs attempt to assassinate Indian Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on October 02, 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 ?

Fatherhood

By: Bill Cosby

From one of America's most beloved funnymen comes a hilarious look at the lighter side of fatherhood. So, what is fatherhood...?It's

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Regrets Only

By: Sally Quinn

"A walloping good read."LIZ SMITHAlison Sterling, the beautiful, brilliant, and blonde reporter for a major Washington daily is having a secret love affair with the very adorable, very accomplished, very married

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Les Pyramides d'Atlantys

Les Pyramides d'Atlantys

Platform: Amstrad CPC

Publisher: Microids

Miami Vice

Platform: Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Action

Publisher: Ocean Software

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Bombo

Bombo

Platform: Commodore 64

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Rino

Baluba-Louk No Densetsu

Baluba-Louk No Densetsu

Platform: Arcade Game, NES

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: Able

Legend of the Amazon Women

Legend of the Amazon Women

Platform: Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Beat 'em up

Publisher: U.S. Gold Mastertronic

Home videos

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

Snowballing

Studio: Prism Entertainment

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The Jolson Story

Studio: RCA/Columbia Pictures Home Video

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Yukon Passage

Studio: National Geographic Video (page does not exist)

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Care Bears Movie II: A New Generation

Studio: RCA/Columbia Pictures Home Video

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Dreamaniac

Studio: Wizard Video

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