Friday August 8, 1986

US date format: 8/8/1986, UK date format: 8/8/1986

It was Friday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart 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 The Man Who Mistook His Wife For A Hat by Oliver Sacks was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Grand Prix der Volksmusik. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Mission 660 or Ganbare Goemon! Karakuri Dōchū.
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What the sky looked like on 8 August 1986

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Movies

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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 of America

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Half Moon Street

Directed by: Bob Swaim

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

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The Transformers: The Movie

Directed by: Nelson Shin

Starring: Orson Welles, Robert Stack, Leonard Nimoy, Norman Alden

Country: United States of America

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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

Celebrity Double Talk

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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 August 08, 1986 - Geocentric view

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Books

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

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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A Perfect Spy

By: John le Carré

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.

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James Herriot'S Dog Stories

By: James Herriot

In this very special, heart-warming collection of favorite stories about dogs great and small, James Herriot tells us about his own dogs and all the wonderful people and animals we have

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Act Of Will

By: Barbara Taylor Bradford

Bridging three generations, this sweeping saga from renowned bestselling author Barbara Taylor Bradford tells the story of three extraordinary women, and the acts of will that shape their lives. Orphaned

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Mission 660

Mission 660

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Vertical shooter

Publisher: Taito

180

180

Platform: ZX Spectrum Commodore 64 Amstrad CPC Atari 8-bit MSX

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Mastertronic Added Dimension

Get Dexter

Get Dexter

Platform: Amstrad CPC, Atari ST

Genre: Adventure game

Publisher: ERE Informatique/PSS

Hollywood or Bust

Hollywood or Bust

Platform: Commodore 64, Amstrad CPC

Genre: Action

Ganbare Goemon! Karakuri Dōchū

Ganbare Goemon! Karakuri Dōchū

Platform: Family Computer, MSX, Mobile Phones, Game Boy Advance, Virtual Console (NES version)

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Konami

Home videos

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

Back to the Future

Studio: MCA Home Video

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Single Bars, Single Women

Studio: Prism Entertainment

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Yukon Passage

Studio: National Geographic Video (page does not exist)

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Atocha: Quest for Treasure

Studio: National Geographic Video (page does not exist)

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The Journey of Natty Gann

Studio: Walt Disney Home Video

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