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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 Wanderlust by Danielle Steel was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Janosch. If you liked videogames you were probably playing 180 or Atlantis no Nazo.
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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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 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 ?

Wanderlust

By: Danielle Steel

Wanderlust is the story of Audrey Driscoll. Orphaned young, Audrey has grown up caring for her eccentric millionaire grandfather and her demanding younger sister, Annabelle, who assume she will always be there for them.

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Suspects

By: William J. Caunitz

Brooklyn. Early June. A man strolls into a candy store, pulls out a sawed-off shotgun, and blows away two people: owner Yetta Zimmerman and her customer, NYPD Lt.

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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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A Cast Of Killers

By: Sidney D. Kirkpatrick

On February 1, 1922, the distinguished silent-film director William Desmond Taylor was shot to death in his Los Angeles bungalow by an unknown assailant.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Aliens: The Computer Game

Platform: Amstrad CPC, Apple II, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum

Publisher: Activision

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Ghost House

Ghost House

Platform: Master System

Genre: 2D action platformer

Publisher: Sega

180

180

Platform: ZX Spectrum Commodore 64 Amstrad CPC Atari 8-bit MSX

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Mastertronic Added Dimension

Atlantis no Nazo

Atlantis no Nazo

Platform: Famicom PlayStation Virtual Console

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: Sunsoft

Mighty Bomb Jack

Platform: Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Commodore 64,[1] Famicom/NES

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: Tecmo

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Home videos

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

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 Sex O'Clock News

Studio: Prism Entertainment

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Dreamaniac

Studio: Wizard Video

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A Nightmare on Elm Street 2: Freddy's Revenge

Studio: Media Home Entertainment

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