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Wednesday August 6, 1986

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Leo (see planets position on August 6, 1986). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Lauren Watson and Paula Creamer. 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 A Cast Of Killers by Sidney D. Kirkpatrick was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Grand Prix der Volksmusik. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Darwin 4078 or Equinox.
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What the sky looked like on 6 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

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Half Moon Street

Directed by: Bob Swaim

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

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Karma

Directed by: Subhash Ghai

Starring: Dilip Kumar, Nutan, Naseeruddin Shah, Jackie Shroff

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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 6 August 1986 ?

Holidays:
  • Jamaica - Independence Day
  • Roman Catholicism - several feasts, including those of at least 3 saints: Feast of the Transfiguration of Christ
  • St. Joachim (father of St. Mary, according to Catholic tradition)
  • St. Juatus
  • St. Pastor
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Emilio Fernandez: Mexican actor, screenwriter and film director (Born 1904).
  • Manfred Hausmann: Writer, dies at 87.
  • William J Schroeder: second person to receive permanent artificial heart, dies at age 54 in Louisville, Kentucky, after 620 days with Jarvik VII man-made pump.
Facts:
  • Orioles (Dwyer & Sheets) and Rangers (Harrah) hit record 3 grand slams
  • Phil Katz releases PKARC version 1.0, for IBM
  • Record 3 grand slams hit in game Tx vs. Baltimore (Harrah, Sheets & Dwyer)

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on August 06, 1986 - Geocentric view

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in August 1986?

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Books

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

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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Q Clearance

By: Peter Benchley

No missing pages, Water Damage, or stains. Spine shows creasing. This is a readable copy.

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Bus 9 To Paradise

By: Leo Buscaglia

Paradise on earth? Why not. Our existence is precisely what we make it and by embracing the many pleasures life has to offer, we can have unlimited joy.

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Table Money

By: Jimmy Breslin

The year is 1970. Owney Morrison is back from Vietnam with a Congressional Medal of Honor, which is not negotiable currency in the borough of Queens in New York City.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Fer et Flamme

Fer et Flamme

Platform: Amstrad CPC

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Ubisoft

Harrier Combat Simulator

Harrier Combat Simulator

Platform: Commodore 64

Genre: Flight simulation[1] using a first-person perspective

Darwin 4078

Darwin 4078

Platform: Arcade MSX

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Data East (arcade) Hudson (MSX)

Gauntlet II

Platform: Arcade, Various

Genre: Hack and slash, dungeon crawl

Publisher: Atari Games

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Equinox

Equinox

Platform: ZX Spectrum, Commodore 64, Amstrad CPC

Genre: Action video game

Publisher: Mikro-Gen

Home videos

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

Bloody Birthday

Studio: Prism Entertainment

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The Return of the Living Dead

Studio: Thorn EMI

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The Journey of Natty Gann

Studio: Walt Disney Home Video

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Dreamaniac

Studio: Wizard Video

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Night of the Living Dead

Studio: Hal Roach Studios

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