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Friday 8 August 1986

It was Friday, under the sign of Leo (see planets position on August 8, 1986). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Peyton List and Cody Lightning. In that special week of August people in US were listening to Glory Of Love (Theme From The Karate Kid Part II) by Peter Cetera. In UK The Lady In Red by Chris De Burgh was in the top 5 hits. Extremities, directed by Robert M. Young, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986 while Q Clearance by Peter Benchley was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Grand Prix der Volksmusik. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Kid Icarus or Mighty Bomb Jack.
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What the sky looked like on 8 August 1986

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Movies

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

Extremities

Directed by: Robert M. Young

Starring: Farrah Fawcett, James Russo, Alfre Woodard, Diana Scarwid

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The Whoopee Boys

Directed by: John Byrum

Starring: Michael O'Keefe, Paul Rodriguez, Denholm Elliott, Carole Shelley

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Manhunter

Directed by: Michael Mann

Starring: William Petersen, Kim Greist, Joan Allen, Brian Cox

Country: United States

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Half Moon Street

Directed by: Bob Swaim

Starring: Sigourney Weaver, Michael Caine, Patrick Kavanagh, Faith Kent

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Karma

Directed by: Subhash Ghai

Starring: Dilip Kumar, Nutan, Naseeruddin Shah, Jackie Shroff

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TV Series

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

Grand Prix der Volksmusik

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La corrida

Directed by: Not specifed

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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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Macken

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 8 August 1986 ?

Holidays:
  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least ? saints: St. Dominic de Guzman, priest, (1170-1221).
  • Sweden - Namesday of Queen Silvia, an Official Flag Day.
  • Taiwan: Father's Day. (In Mandarin, Ba Ba means father and 8-8, or August 8).
  • St. Hormisdas
  • St. Smaragdus (and companions)
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Record 3 grandslams in a game- (Harrah-Tex, Sheets & Dwyer-Orioles)

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on August 08, 1986 - Geocentric view

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Magazine Covers

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

Life magazine Beano comics

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Books

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

Q Clearance

By: Peter Benchley

No missing pages, Water Damage, or stains. Spine shows creasing. This is a readable copy.

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The Underground Empire

By: James Mills

The true story of the underground empire of crime detailing a world of men and women who engage massivley in every crime conceivable including murder, kidnapping, subversion, but chiefly in narcotics

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In Search Of The Trojan War

By: Michael Wood

Tales of Troy and its heroes—Achilles and Hector, Paris and the legendary beauty Helen—have fired the human imagination for 3,000 years.

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Red Storm Rising

By: Tom Clancy

Tom Clancy, the #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Jack Ryan novels--including his latest blockbusters Command Authority and Threat Vector--delivers an electrifying tale of international conflict.Using

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Kid Icarus

Kid Icarus

Platform: Family Computer Disk System, Nintendo Entertainment System, Game Boy Advance, Wii (Virtual Console), Nintendo 3DS, Wii U (Virtual Console)

Genre: Action, platforming

Publisher: Nintendo

Cruise Chaser Blassty

Cruise Chaser Blassty

Platform: NEC PC-8801, NEC PC-9801, Sharp X1

Genre: Role-playing game

Publisher: Square

Adventure Island

Adventure Island

Platform: NES, MSX, Game Boy, Gamate, Game Boy Advance, GameCube, PlayStation 2, Virtual Console

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Hudson Soft

Deactivators

Deactivators

Platform: Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum, Amstrad CPC 464

Genre: Arcade

Publisher: Reaktor

Mighty Bomb Jack

Platform: Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Commodore 64,[1] Famicom/NES

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: Tecmo

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Home videos

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

The Absent-Minded Professor

Studio: Colorized version.

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The Money Pit

Studio: MCA Home Video

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The Jolson Story

Studio: RCA/Columbia Pictures Home Video

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The Return of the Living Dead

Studio: Thorn EMI

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My Science Project

Studio: Touchstone Pictures

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