Saturday September 06, 1986

US date format: 9/6/1986, UK date format: 6/9/1986

It was Saturday, under the sign of Virgo (see birth chart on September 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 Thomas Lüthi and Raven Riley. In that special week of September people in US were listening to Venus by Bananarama. In UK Don't Leave Me This Way by The Communards was in the top 5 hits. Starman, directed by John Carpenter, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986 while The Good Mother by Sue Miller was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Grand Prix der Volksmusik. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Larn or Knightmare.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • United States - National Stillbirth Remembrance Day in 39 states
  • RC Saints - a Saint Bega or Bee of Cumbria and a Sankt Mang of Fnssen
  • Bulgaria - Unification Day
  • Canada - Stillbirth Remembrance Day in New Brunswick, Quebec, and Ontario
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Events

  • Attack on synagogue in Istanbul, 23 killed
  • Jozef Pribilinec speed walking world record time (15,447k)
  • Michael Spinks TKOs Steffen Tangstad in 4 for heavyweight boxing title
  • USSR charges correspondent Nicholas Daniloff with spying.
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Movies

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Starman

Starman

Directed by: John Carpenter

Starring: Jeff Bridges, Karen Allen, Charles Martin Smith, Richard Jaeckel

Country: United States of America

Faubourg St Martin

Faubourg St Martin

Directed by: Jean-Claude Guiguet

Starring: Patachou, Françoise Fabian, Marie-Christine Rousseau, Stéphane Jobert

Children of a Lesser God

Children of a Lesser God

Directed by: Randa Haines

Starring: William Hurt, Marlee Matlin, Piper Laurie, Philip Bosco

Seize the Day

Seize the Day

Directed by: Fielder Cook

Starring: Robin Williams, Richard B. Shull, David Bickford, Glenne Headly

Blue Velvet

Blue Velvet

Directed by: David Lynch

Starring: Isabella Rossellini, Kyle MacLachlan, Dennis Hopper, Laura Dern

Country: United States of America

TV Series

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Grand Prix der Volksmusik

Grand Prix der Volksmusik

Crime Story

Crime Story

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Starring: Dennis Farina, Bill Smitrovich, Steve Ryan, Billy Campbell

Country: United States of America

Zoobilee Zoo

Zoobilee Zoo

Starring: Ben Vereen, Michael B. Moynahan, Stevie Vallance, Gary Schwartz

Country: United States of America

The Adventures of the Galaxy Rangers

The Adventures of the Galaxy Rangers

Heart of the City

Heart of the City

Magazine Covers

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Books

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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.

A Light In The Attic by Shel Silverstein

A Light In The Attic

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Last night, while I lay thinking here,Some Whatifs crawled inside my earAnd pranced and partied all night longAnd sang their same old Whatif song:Whatif I flunk that test?Whatif

The Good Mother by Sue Miller

The Good Mother

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Recently divorced, Anna Dunlap has two passionate attachments: her daughter, four-year-old Molly, and her lover, Leo, the man who makes her feel beautiful -- and sexual -- for the first time.

Last Of The Breed by Louis L'Amour

Last Of The Breed

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“For sheer adventure L’Amour is in top form.”—Kirkus Reviews Here is the kind of authentically detailed epic novel that has become Louis L’Amour’s hallmark.

A Perfect Spy by John le Carré

A Perfect Spy

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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.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Larn

Larn

Platform: Cross-platform

Genre: Roguelike

Might and Magic Book One: The Secret Of The Inner Sanctum

Might and Magic Book One: The Secret Of The Inner Sanctum

Platform: Apple II, MS-DOS, C64, Mac, FM-7, PC-88, PC-98, MSX, TG-CD, X1, X68000, NES

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: New World Computing Gakken (Japan) StarCraft (Japan) Sammy USA

Asterix and the Magic Cauldron

Asterix and the Magic Cauldron

Platform: Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Melbourne House

Knightmare

Knightmare

Platform: MSX home computer

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Konami

Leather Goddesses of Phobos

Leather Goddesses of Phobos

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

Genre: Interactive fiction

Publisher: Infocom


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