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Sunday 4 May 1986

It was Sunday, under the sign of Taurus (see planets position on May 4, 1986). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include George Hill (basketball) and Scott Spedding. In that special week of May people in US were listening to Addicted To Love by Robert Palmer. In UK A Different Corner by George Michael was in the top 5 hits. Down by Law, directed by Jim Jarmusch, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986 while The White House Mess by Christopher Buckley was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Rambo. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Knight Tyme or Mission Omega.
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What the sky looked like on 4 May 1986

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Movies

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

Down by Law

Directed by: Jim Jarmusch

Starring: Tom Waits, John Lurie, Roberto Benigni, Nicoletta Braschi

Country: United States

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The Mission

Directed by: Roland Joffé

Starring: Robert De Niro, Jeremy Irons, Ray McAnally, Aidan Quinn

Country: United States

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Top Gun

Directed by: Tony Scott

Starring: Tom Cruise, Tim Robbins, Kelly McGillis, Val Kilmer

Country: United States

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Monster in the Closet

Directed by: Bob Dahlin

Starring: Donald Grant, Denise DuBarry, Claude Akins, Howard Duff

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The Sacrifice

Directed by: Andrei Tarkovsky

Starring: Erland Josephson, Susan Fleetwood, Allan Edwall, Guðrún Gísladóttir

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TV Series

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

Rambo

Directed by: lionsgate

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Magnus

Directed by: Benjamin Ree

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Crossroads

Directed by: Walter Hill

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Treffpunkt Flughafen

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Fame and Misfortune

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 4 May 1986 ?

Holidays:
  • Star Wars day, "May the 4th be with you" pun on "May the force be with you"
  • Republic of China - Literary Day (???, commemorating May Fourth Movement).
  • International Firefighters' Day.
  • Saint Ladislaus of Gielnow
  • People's Republic of China - Youth Day (???, commemorating May Fourth Movement).
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • President Babrak Karmal resigns as party leader of Afghanistan.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on May 04, 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 ?

The White House Mess

By: Christopher Buckley

With a pajama-clad President Reagan refusing to leave the White House on his successor’s Inauguration Day, Buckley has given this farce of Oval Office politics a nearly perfect beginning.

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I'Ll Take Manhattan

By: Judith Krantz

Here is Judith Krantz's greatest triumph--I'll Take Manhattan. In the high-stakes world of magazine publishing, she weaves a dazzling tale of love and betrayal, and creates her most joyous character--sensational Maxi, an uninhibited woman who unexpectedly discovers that her talent ...

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Wiseguy

By: Nicholas Pileggi

Nicholas Pileggi’s vivid, unvarnished, journalistic chronicle of the life of Henry Hill—the working-class Brooklyn kid who knew from age twelve that “to be a wiseguy was to own the world,” who

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The Bourne Supremacy

By: Robert Ludlum

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER Reenter the shadowy world of Jason Bourne, an expert assassin still plagued by the splintered nightmares of his former life.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Mission Omega

Mission Omega

Platform: ZX Spectrum, Commodore 64, Amstrad CPC

Genre: Strategy / Adventure

Publisher: Mind Games

Adventure Island

Adventure Island

Platform: NES, MSX, Game Boy, Gamate, Game Boy Advance, GameCube, PlayStation 2, Virtual Console

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Hudson Soft

Knight Tyme

Knight Tyme

Platform: Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, MSX, ZX Spectrum (separate 48K and 128K versions)

Genre: Graphic adventure

Publisher: Mastertronic

Deadly Towers

Platform: NES

Genre: Action role-playing

Publisher: JP Irem; NA Brøderbund

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Crackout

Crackout

Platform: FDS, NES

Genre: Breakout clone

Publisher: Konami

Home videos

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

Yukon Passage

Studio: National Geographic Video (page does not exist)

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Jiminy Cricket's Christmas

Studio: Walt Disney Home Video

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A Nightmare on Elm Street 2: Freddy's Revenge

Studio: Media Home Entertainment

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Down and Out in Beverly Hills

Studio: Touchstone Home Video

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Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom

Studio: Paramount Home Video

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