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Wednesday 7 May 1986

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Taurus (see planets position on May 7, 1986). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Rianne ten Haken and Sasheer Zamata. 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. Crawlspace, directed by David Schmoeller, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986 while The Triumph Of Politics by David A. Stockman was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching A Very Peculiar Practice. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Flash Gordon or Hollywood Hijinx.
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What the sky looked like on 7 May 1986

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Movies

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

Crawlspace

Directed by: David Schmoeller

Starring: Klaus Kinski, Talia Balsam, Barbara Whinnery, Carole Francis

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Down by Law

Directed by: Jim Jarmusch

Starring: Tom Waits, John Lurie, Roberto Benigni, Nicoletta Braschi

Country: United States

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The Mission

Directed by: Roland Joffé

Starring: Robert De Niro, Jeremy Irons, Ray McAnally, Aidan Quinn

Country: United States

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Top Gun

Directed by: Tony Scott

Starring: Tom Cruise, Tim Robbins, Kelly McGillis, Val Kilmer

Country: United States

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Monster in the Closet

Directed by: Bob Dahlin

Starring: Donald Grant, Denise DuBarry, Claude Akins, Howard Duff

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

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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Rambo

Directed by: lionsgate

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Magnus

Directed by: Benjamin Ree

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Crossroads

Directed by: Walter Hill

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Treffpunkt Flughafen

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 7 May 1986 ?

Holidays:
  • USA - National Masturbation Day (Declared by Good_Vibrations_(sex_toy_business)) Now in its 11th year - [1][2][3][4][5]
  • Blessed Gisela (died 1060)
  • Saint Domitian of Huy, apostle of the Meuse valley
  • Bulgaria - Radio and Television Day (see above)
  • Russia - Radio Day (commemorating the work of Alexander Popov)
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Facts:
  • Phillies outfielder Garry Maddox, retires
  • In Andreanof Islands, Alaska, a magnitude 7.9 earthquake occurs. Tsunami generated with observed wave heights up to 175 cm.
  • Bucharest wins 31st Europe Cup I.
  • Canadian Patrick Morrow became the first person to climb each of the Seven Summits.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on May 07, 1986 - Geocentric view

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Books

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

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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Blessings In Disguise

By: Alec Guinness

The memoirs of the actor Sir Alec Guinness. The book includes pen portraits of such characters as Ralph Richardson, Sybil Thorndike and John Gielgud, as well as accounts of Guinness's film

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Necessary Losses

By: Judith Viorst

From grief and mourning to aging and relationships, poet and Redbook contributor Judith Viorst presents a thoughtful and researched study in this examination of love, loss, and letting go.Drawing

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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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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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Imogen

Imogen

Platform: BBC Micro, Acorn Electron

Genre: Puzzle / platform game

Publisher: Micro Power Superior Software

Flash Gordon

Flash Gordon

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

Genre: Action

Publisher: Mastertronic

Baltron

Baltron

Platform: Family Computer

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

Publisher: Toei Animation

Alien Highway

Alien Highway

Platform: Sinclair Spectrum, Amstrad CPC

Genre: Arcade adventure

Publisher: Vortex Software

Home videos

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

The Journey of Natty Gann

Studio: Walt Disney Home Video

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Jiminy Cricket's Christmas

Studio: Walt Disney Home Video

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Back to the Future

Studio: MCA Home Video

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The Incredible Human Machine

Studio: National Geographic Video (page does not exist)

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Save the Panda

Studio: National Geographic Video (page does not exist)

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