Wednesday August 6, 1986

US date format: 8/6/1986, UK date format: 6/8/1986

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart 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 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 BMX Simulator or Hollywood Hijinx.
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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 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
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Facts:
  • 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 August 06, 1986 - Geocentric view

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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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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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Red Storm Rising

By: Tom Clancy

Tom Clancy, the #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Jack Ryan novels--including his latest blockbusters Command Authority and Threat Vector--delivers an electrifying tale of international conflict.Using

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A Perfect Spy

By: John le Carré

Over the course of his seemingly irreproachable life, Magnus Pym has been all things to all people: a devoted family man, a trusted colleague, a loyal friend—and the perfect spy.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Hollywood Hijinx

Platform: Amiga, Atari 8-bit, Apple II, Atari ST, Commodore 64, DOS, TRS-80, TI-99/4A, Macintosh

Genre: Interactive fiction

Publisher: Infocom

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Howard the Duck

Howard the Duck

Platform: Apple II Commodore 64 MSX Amstrad CPC ZX Spectrum

Genre: Action

Publisher: Activision

3-D Thunder Ceptor II

3-D Thunder Ceptor II

Platform: Arcade

Genre: 3D shooter

Publisher: Namco

BMX Simulator

BMX Simulator

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

Genre: Racing Sports simulation

Publisher: Codemasters

GBA Championship Basketball: Two-on-Two

GBA Championship Basketball: Two-on-Two

Platform: MS-DOS, Amiga, Apple IIGS, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, ZX Spectrum, Commodore 64

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Activision

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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Jiminy Cricket's Christmas

Studio: Walt Disney Home Video

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Snowballing

Studio: Prism Entertainment

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Yukon Passage

Studio: National Geographic Video (page does not exist)

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Funny Lady

Studio: RCA/Columbia Pictures Home Video

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