Wednesday January 8, 1986

US date format: 1/8/1986, UK date format: 8/1/1986

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Capricorn (see birth chart on January 8, 1986). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Maria Ozawa and David Silva. In that special week of January people in US were listening to Say You, Say Me by Lionel Richie. In UK West End Girls by Pet Shop Boys was in the top 5 hits. Desert Bloom, directed by Eugene Corr, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986 while World'S Fair by E. L. Doctorow was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Running Scared. If you liked videogames you were probably playing The Black Cauldron or Midnight Magic.
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What the sky looked like on 8 January 1986

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Movies

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

Desert Bloom

Directed by: Eugene Corr

Starring: Jon Voight, JoBeth Williams, Annabeth Gish, Ellen Barkin

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Hannah and Her Sisters

Directed by: Woody Allen

Starring: Mia Farrow, Dianne Wiest, Michael Caine, Barbara Hershey

Country: United States of America

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The Hitcher

Directed by: Robert Harmon

Starring: Rutger Hauer, C. Thomas Howell, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Jeffrey DeMunn

Country: United States of America

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Ginger and Fred

Directed by: Federico Fellini

Starring: Marcello Mastroianni, Giulietta Masina, Franco Fabrizi, Friedrich von Ledebur

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The Clan of the Cave Bear

Directed by: Michael Chapman

Starring: Daryl Hannah, Pamela Reed, James Remar, Thomas G. Waites

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TV Series

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

Running Scared

Directed by: Not Specified

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Arsenal

Directed by: Steven C. Miller

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Heart of the High Country

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Inside

Directed by: Jeff Mahler

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Blind Date

Directed by: Blake Edwards

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 8 January 1986 ?

Holidays:
  • Commonwealth Day is celebrated in Northern Mariana Islands.
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • US President Ronald Reagan freezes Libyan assets in the US.
  • Willie McCovey is 16th elected to Baseball Hall of Fame in his first year.

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Planetary positions on January 08, 1986 - Geocentric view

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Books

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

World'S Fair

By: E. L. Doctorow

"Something close to magic." The Los Angeles TimesThe astonishing novel of a young boy's life in the New York City of the 1930s, a stunning recreation of the sights, sounds, aromas

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London Match

By: Len Deighton

Long-awaited reissue of the final part of the classic spy trilogy, GAME, SET and MATCH, when the Berlin Wall divided not just a city but a world.The

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Contact

By: Carl Sagan

In December, 1999, a multinational team journeys out to the stars, to the most awesome encounter in human history. Who -- or what -- is out there? In Cosmos, Carl Sagan explained the universe.

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Whirlwind

By: James Clavell

Whirlwind is the story of three weeks in Tehran in February 1979: three weeks of fanaticism, passion, self-sacrifice and heartbreak. Caught between the revolutionaries and the forces of international intrigue is a team of professional pilots.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Attack of the Killer Tomatoes

Attack of the Killer Tomatoes

Platform: Sinclair Spectrum, Amstrad CPC and MSX

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Global Software

Fat Worm Blows a Sparky

Fat Worm Blows a Sparky

Platform: ZX Spectrum

Genre: Maze

Publisher: Durell Software

Laser Hawk

Laser Hawk

Platform: Atari 8-bit

Genre: Horizontally-scrolling shooter

Midnight Magic

Midnight Magic

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Pinball

Publisher: Atari

The Black Cauldron

Platform: MS-DOS, Amiga, Apple II, Apple IIGS, Atari ST

Genre: adventure game

Publisher: Walt Disney Personal Computer Software

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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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Jiminy Cricket's Christmas

Studio: Walt Disney Home Video

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Funny Lady

Studio: RCA/Columbia Pictures Home Video

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Care Bears Movie II: A New Generation

Studio: RCA/Columbia Pictures Home Video

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Night of the Living Dead

Studio: Hal Roach Studios

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