Tuesday August 5, 1986

US date format: 8/5/1986, UK date format: 5/8/1986

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 5, 1986). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Britney Arianna and Kathrin Zettel. In that special week of August people in US were listening to Glory Of Love (Theme From The Karate Kid Part II) by Peter Cetera. In UK The Lady In Red by Chris De Burgh was in the top 5 hits. Extremities, directed by Robert M. Young, 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 The Legend of Zelda or Breakthru.
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What the sky looked like on 5 August 1986

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Movies

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

Extremities

Directed by: Robert M. Young

Starring: Farrah Fawcett, James Russo, Alfre Woodard, Diana Scarwid

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The Whoopee Boys

Directed by: John Byrum

Starring: Michael O'Keefe, Paul Rodriguez, Denholm Elliott, Carole Shelley

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Manhunter

Directed by: Michael Mann

Starring: William Petersen, Kim Greist, Joan Allen, Brian Cox

Country: United States of America

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Half Moon Street

Directed by: Bob Swaim

Starring: Sigourney Weaver, Michael Caine, Patrick Kavanagh, Faith Kent

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The Transformers: The Movie

Directed by: Nelson Shin

Starring: Orson Welles, Robert Stack, Leonard Nimoy, Norman Alden

Country: United States of America

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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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Macken

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 5 August 1986 ?

Holidays:
  • St. Memmius
  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 5 saints: St. Oswald
  • St. Afra and her companions
  • Burkina Faso - Independence Day
  • Croatia - Victory Day and National Thanksgiving Day
Famous Birthdays:
See other famous people born on 05 August
Facts:
  • Steve Carlton is 2nd to pitch 4,000 strikeout
  • US Senate votes for SDI-project (Star Wars)

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Magazine Covers

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Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

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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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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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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Act Of Will

By: Barbara Taylor Bradford

Bridging three generations, this sweeping saga from renowned bestselling author Barbara Taylor Bradford tells the story of three extraordinary women, and the acts of will that shape their lives. Orphaned

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Breakthru

Platform: Arcade, Amstrad CPC, NES, ZX Spectrum, Commodore 64

Genre: Vehicular combat

Publisher: Data East, U.S. Gold Ltd.

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The Legend of Zelda

The Legend of Zelda

Platform: Famicom Disk System; Nintendo Entertainment System; Game Boy Advance

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Nintendo

Falklands '82

Falklands '82

Platform: ZX Spectrum, Commodore 64

Genre: Turn-based strategy

Publisher: Personal Software Services

Action Fighter

Platform: Arcade, Commodore Amiga, Commodore 64, Amstrad CPC, ZX Spectrum, Sega Master System

Genre: Shooter, racing

Publisher: Sega

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Alex Kidd in Miracle World

Alex Kidd in Miracle World

Platform: Master System

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Sega

Home videos

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

Single Bars, Single Women

Studio: Prism Entertainment

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Top Cat

Studio: Worldvision Home Video

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The Absent-Minded Professor

Studio: Colorized version.

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The Jolson Story

Studio: RCA/Columbia Pictures Home Video

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Atocha: Quest for Treasure

Studio: National Geographic Video (page does not exist)

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