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Tuesday 8 April 1986

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Aries (see planets position on April 8, 1986). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Erika Sawajiri and Félix Hernández. In that special week of April people in US were listening to Rock Me Amadeus by Falco. In UK A Different Corner by George Michael was in the top 5 hits. Dream Lovers, directed by Tony Au, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986 while The Handmaid'S Tale by Margaret Atwood was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Rambo. If you liked videogames you were probably playing JaJaMaru no Daibouken or Marksman Shooting & Trap Shooting Marksman Shooting / Trap Shooting / Safari Hunt.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 8 April 1986

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Movies

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

Dream Lovers

Directed by: Tony Au

Starring: Yun-Fat Chow, Brigitte Lin, Cher Yeung, Man-Lei Wong

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Crocodile Dundee

Directed by: Peter Faiman

Starring: Paul Hogan, Linda Kozlowski, John Meillon, David Gulpilil

Country: United States

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Sweet Liberty

Directed by: Alan Alda

Starring: Alan Alda, Michael Caine, Michelle Pfeiffer, Bob Hoskins

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Wise Guys

Directed by: Brian De Palma

Starring: Danny DeVito, Joe Piscopo, Harvey Keitel, Ray Sharkey

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Dressage

Directed by: Pierre B. Reinhard

Starring: Véronique Catanzaro, Patrick Guillemin, Marc Henry, Henri-Jacques Huet

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TV Series

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

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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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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 8 April 1986 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Constance
  • Buddha's Birthday in Japan
  • Saint Walter of Pontoise (died 1099)
  • Saint Julie Billiart of Namur (died 1816).
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Clint Eastwood elected Mayor of Carmel California, Make his day
  • American actor Clint Eastwood elected mayor of Carmel, California.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on April 08, 1986 - Geocentric view

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in April 1986?

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Books

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

The Handmaid'S Tale

By: Margaret Atwood

In the world of the near future, who will control women's bodies?Offred is a Handmaid in the Republic of Gilead. She may leave the home of the Commander and his wife

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Stone 588

By: Gerald A. Browne

From master storyteller Gerald A. Browne comes the electrifying New York Times bestseller about a flawed gemstone with healing powers that drives people to the darkest edge of obsession, passion, greed,

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Private Affairs

By: Judith Michael

After sixteen years of marriage and family, Matt and Elizabeth Lovell risked everything to build an empire of their own. Soon they were an American success, caught up in the breathless

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Nerilka'S Story

By: Anne McCaffrey

Ashamed of her father's refusal to help the others of Fort Hold, Nerilka helps Lord Alessan prepare a serum to combat a dreaded plague.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

JaJaMaru no Daibouken

JaJaMaru no Daibouken

Platform: Family Computer

Genre: 2D action platformer

Publisher: Jaleco

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

Alien Highway

Alien Highway

Platform: Sinclair Spectrum, Amstrad CPC

Genre: Arcade adventure

Publisher: Vortex Software

Defender of the Crown

Platform: DOS, NES, Apple IIGS, Atari ST, Apple Macintosh, ZX Spectrum, Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, Commodore Amiga, Commodore CDTV, CD-i, Windows, Game Boy Advance, iOS

Genre: Strategy game

Publisher: Cinemaware

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Hottāman no Chitei Tanken

Hottāman no Chitei Tanken

Platform: Family Computer

Genre: Action

Publisher: Use

Home videos

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

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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A Nightmare on Elm Street 2: Freddy's Revenge

Studio: Media Home Entertainment

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Down and Out in Beverly Hills

Studio: Touchstone Home Video

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Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom

Studio: Paramount Home Video

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