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Friday December 5, 1986

It was Friday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see planets position on December 5, 1986). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Patrick Murphy and LeGarrette Blount. In that special week of December people in US were listening to The Next Time I Fall by Peter Cetera. In UK The Final Countdown by Europe was in the top 5 hits. Platoon, directed by Oliver Stone, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986 while Foundation And Earth by Isaac Asimov was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Alfons Zitterbacke. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Dan Dare: Pilot of the Future or Cruise Chaser Blassty.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 5 December 1986

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Movies

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

Platoon

Directed by: Oliver Stone

Starring: Charlie Sheen, Tom Berenger, Willem Dafoe, Keith David

Country: United States

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Little Shop of Horrors

Directed by: Frank Oz

Starring: Rick Moranis, Ellen Greene, Vincent Gardenia, Levi Stubbs

Country: United States

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Flodder

Directed by: Dick Maas

Starring: Nelly Frijda, Huub Stapel, René van 't Hof, Tatjana Simic

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Dogs in Space

Directed by: Richard Lowenstein

Starring: Michael Hutchence, Saskia Post, Nique Needles, Deanna Bond

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Allan Quatermain and the Lost City of Gold

Directed by: Gary Nelson

Starring: Richard Chamberlain, Sharon Stone, James Earl Jones, Henry Silva

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TV Series

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

Alfons Zitterbacke

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Gung Ho

Directed by: Ray Enright

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Blood Red Roses

Directed by: Bill Lyons

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Monte Carlo

Directed by: 20th_Century_Fox

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Unnatural Causes

Directed by: Robert Malenfant

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 5 December 1986 ?

Holidays:
  • Thailand - The King's Birthday, National Day, Father's Day
  • Day of the Ninja
  • Austria - Krampus
  • Also see December 5 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • R.C. Saints - formerly: Saint Sabas
Famous Birthdays:
  • Patrick Murphy: American accident victim, Murphy and his friend Michael Heitz, died at about 8:30 PM on January 9, 2004 in a fiery car crash on Route 128 in Manchester, MA when a drunk driver, speeding on the wrong side of the highway, collided into the car in which Heitz was the front seat passenger and Murphy was driving.
  • LeGarrette Blount: Football Player.
  • James Hinchcliffe: Canadian race car driver.
  • Justin Smoak: American baseball player.
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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on December 05, 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 ?

Foundation And Earth

By: Isaac Asimov

The fifth novel in Asimov's popular Foundation series opens with second thoughts. Councilman Golan Trevize is wondering if he was right to choose a collective mind as the best possible future

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The Beet Queen

By: Louise Erdrich

On a spring morning in 1932, young Karl and Mary Adare arrive by boxcar in Argus, North Dakota. After being orphaned in a most peculiar way, they seek refuge in the

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Hollywood Husbands

By: Jackie Collins

Hollywood Husbands are hot...Hollywood Husbands aredynamic...Hollywood Husbands are sexy... Jack Python is the hottest Hollywood Husband of all. He rulesnighttime T.V. and his controversial talk show burns up the ratings, while thewomen he encounters melt.

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Flight Of The Intruder

By: Stephen Coonts

A smash bestseller that spent over six months on the New York Times bestseller list, FLIGHT OF THE INTRUDER became an instant classic.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Dan Dare: Pilot of the Future

Dan Dare: Pilot of the Future

Platform: ZX Spectrum Amstrad CPC Commodore 64

Genre: Action Adventure

Publisher: Virgin Interactive, Electronic Arts

Fast Tracks: The Computer Slot Car Construction Kit

Fast Tracks: The Computer Slot Car Construction Kit

Platform: Commodore 64

Genre: Racing

Hypaball

Hypaball

Platform: Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Odin Computer Graphics

Cruise Chaser Blassty

Cruise Chaser Blassty

Platform: NEC PC-8801, NEC PC-9801, Sharp X1

Genre: Role-playing game

Publisher: Square

Alien Highway

Alien Highway

Platform: Sinclair Spectrum, Amstrad CPC

Genre: Arcade adventure

Publisher: Vortex Software

Home videos

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

Atocha: Quest for Treasure

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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The Sex O'Clock News

Studio: Prism Entertainment

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A Nightmare on Elm Street 2: Freddy's Revenge

Studio: Media Home Entertainment

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Save the Panda

Studio: National Geographic Video (page does not exist)

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