Thursday February 06, 1986

US date format: 2/6/1986, UK date format: 6/2/1986

It was Thursday, under the sign of Aquarius (see birth chart on February 6, 1986). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative), Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church. Famous people born on this day include Dane DeHaan and Yunho (singer). In that special week of February people in US were listening to That's What Friends Are For by Dionne & Friends. In UK When The Going Gets Tough (The Tough Get Going) by Billy Ocean was in the top 5 hits. Parting Glances, directed by Bill Sherwood, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986 while On The Road With Charles Kuralt by Charles Kuralt was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Blind Date. If you liked videogames you were probably playing iD or Ghosts 'n Goblins.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Bob Marley Day in Rastafarianism (Jamaica and Ethiopia)
  • Waitangi Day (National Holiday) in New Zealand
  • Sami National Day (known as Lapps; in Finland and Scandinavia)
  • Saint Amandus, Apostle of the Franks
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Events

  • New Jersey Devils' Peter McNab becomes the 42nd NHL player to score 350 goals.

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Movies

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Parting Glances

Parting Glances

Directed by: Bill Sherwood

Starring: John Bolger, Richard Ganoung, Steve Buscemi, Adam Nathan

Chameli Ki Shaadi

Chameli Ki Shaadi

Directed by: Basu Chatterjee

Starring: Anil Kapoor, Amrita Singh, Om Prakash, Amjad Khan

Born to Defense

Born to Defense

Directed by: Jet Li

Starring: Jet Li, Keith Anthony, Kaiming Chen, Wing Cho

Nine 1/2 Weeks

Nine 1/2 Weeks

Directed by: Adrian Lyne

Starring: Mickey Rourke, Kim Basinger, Margaret Whitton, David Margulies

Country: United States of America

Wildcats

Wildcats

Directed by: Michael Ritchie

Starring: Goldie Hawn, Swoosie Kurtz, Robyn Lively, Brandy Gold

TV Series

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Blind Date

Blind Date

Directed by: Blake Edwards

The Cutting Room

The Cutting Room

Directed by: Warren Dudley

Oliver Maass

Oliver Maass

The Dunera Boys

The Dunera Boys

Directed by: Ben Lewin

That's Entertainment

That's Entertainment

Directed by: Jr. Jack Haley

Days to next February 06

If February 06, 1986 is your birthday you're 34 years, 7 months, 15 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 4 months, 16 days.
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Books

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On The Road With Charles Kuralt by Charles Kuralt

On The Road With Charles Kuralt

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Charles Kuralt's classic bestseller is now on audio! On The Road With Charles Kuralt Featuring Charles Kuralt with an introduction by Wallace Kuralt "To read the front pages,

Contact by Carl Sagan

Contact

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In December, 1999, a multinational team journeys out to the stars, to the most awesome encounter in human history. Who -- or what -- is out there? In Cosmos, Carl Sagan explained the universe.

Lake Wobegon Days by Garrison Keillor

Lake Wobegon Days

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“Lake Wobegon Days is about the way our beliefs, desires and fears tail off into abstractions--and get renewed from time to time. . . this book, unfolding Mr.

The Mammoth Hunters by Jean M. Auel

The Mammoth Hunters

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Once again Jean M. Auel opens the door of a time long past to reveal an age of wonder and danger at the dawn of the modern human race.

Greed And Glory On Wall Street by Ken Auletta

Greed And Glory On Wall Street

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On a quiet July morning, one of the world's most powerful and prestigious investment banking partnerships was launched on the path to ruin-not by the economy, not by an act of

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Amnesia

Amnesia

Platform: MS-DOS, Apple II and Commodore 64

Genre: Text adventure

Publisher: Electronic Arts

Baltron

Baltron

Platform: Family Computer

Genre: Scrolling shooter action(with sci-fi and cyberpunk themes[2])

Publisher: Toei Animation

iD

iD

Platform: ZX Spectrum

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: CRL

Ghosts 'n Goblins

Ghosts 'n Goblins

Platform: Arcade, NES, PlayStation, Sega Saturn, Game Boy Color, various home computer ports

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: Capcom (Worldwide, Japan) Taito America (North America)

The Great Escape

The Great Escape

Platform: Amstrad CPC by Trevor Inns, Commodore 64 by Trevor Inns, DOS, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Arcade adventure

Publisher: Ocean Software


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