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Tuesday 6 May 1986

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Maitre Gims (rapper) and Goran Dragic. In that special week of May people in US were listening to West End Girls by Pet Shop Boys. In UK The Chicken Song by Spitting Image was in the top 5 hits. Top Gun, directed by Tony Scott, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986 while Greed And Glory On Wall Street by Ken Auletta was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Lau man dai hung. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Galaforce or Mission 660.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

You can also have a look at the whole 1986 or at May 06 across the years.

Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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Movies

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

Top Gun

Directed by: Tony Scott

Starring: Tom Cruise, Kelly McGillis, Val Kilmer

Country: United States

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Short Circuit

Directed by: John Badham

Starring: Ally Sheedy, Steve Guttenberg, Fisher Stevens

Country: United States

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No Retreat, No Surrender

Directed by: Corey Yuen

Starring: Kurt McKinney, Jean-Claude Van Damme, J.W. Fails

Country: United States

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Legend

Directed by: Ridley Scott

Starring: Tom Cruise, Mia Sara, Tim Curry

Country: United States

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The Money Pit

Directed by: Richard Benjamin

Starring: Tom Hanks, Shelley Long, Alexander Godunov

Country: United States

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What the sky looked like on 6 May 1986

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?

Lau man dai hung

Written by: Ka-Fai Wai

Starring: Carol 'Do Do' Cheng, Kathy Chow, Hoi-Shan Kwan, Carina Lau

Misija majora Atertona

Starring: Matjaz Visnar, Milan Strljic, Milan Vodopivec, Marko Todorovic

Madam Sousou

Starring: Anna Panagiotopoulou, Thanasis Papageorgiou, Natasha Assiki, Tasos Halkias

Country: Greece

King of the Ghetto

Starring: Tim Roth, Zia Mohyeddin, Gwyneth Strong, Ian Dury

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Jossy's Giants

Starring: Jim Barclay, Christopher Burgess, John Judd, Julie Foy

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Find out your future

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 6 May 1986 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Justus
  • Sinaites of Serbia
  • New Martyr Demetrios of the Peloponnesus (d. 1803)
  • Seraphim the Struggler of Mt. Domvu
  • Micah of Radonezh
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Donald E Pelotte becomes first native American bishop.
  • Berlin: Real Madrid wins 15th UEFA Cup.

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Books

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

Greed And Glory On Wall Street

By: Ken Auletta

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

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The Triumph Of Politics

By: David A. Stockman

As Director of the Office of Management and Budget in the early 1980s, David Stockman was a chief architect of the Reagan Revolution—a bold plan to cut taxes and reduce the

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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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The Man Who Mistook His Wife For A Hat

By: Oliver Sacks

THE MAN WHO MISTOOK HIS WIFE FOR A HAT brings together twenty-four of Oliver Sacks’ most fascinating and beloved case studies.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Galaforce

Galaforce

Platform: Acorn Electron, BBC Micro

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Superior Software / Acornsoft

Mad Nurse

Mad Nurse

Platform: Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Platformer

Publisher: Firebird Software Ltd.

Drag Race Eliminator

Drag Race Eliminator

Platform: Commodore 64 IBM PC

Genre: Drag racing

Publisher: Family Software - Drag Racing Computers and Software

Mission 660

Mission 660

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Vertical shooter

Publisher: Taito

Marksman Shooting & Trap Shooting Marksman Shooting / Trap Shooting / Safari Hunt

Marksman Shooting & Trap Shooting Marksman Shooting / Trap Shooting / Safari Hunt

Platform: Sega Master System

Genre: Shooter Action

Publisher: Sega


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