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Thursday May 8, 1986

US date format: 5/8/1986, UK date format: 8/5/1986

It was Thursday, under the sign of Taurus (see birth chart on May 8, 1986). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include James Elmer and Marie De Villepin. 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 When All You'Ve Ever Wanted Isn'T Enough by Harold S. Kushner was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching A Very Peculiar Practice. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Bobby Bearing or Alley Master.
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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 of America

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The Mission

Directed by: Roland Joffé

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

Country: United States of America

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Top Gun

Directed by: Tony Scott

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

Country: United States of America

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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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Magnus

Directed by: Benjamin Ree

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Crossroads

Directed by: Walter Hill

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Treffpunkt Flughafen

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Land of Hope

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 8 May 1986 ?

Holidays:
  • Saints Wiro, Plechelmus and Otger
  • Saint Macharius of Ghent (died 1012)
  • Parents' Day in South Korea
  • Iris feast of the Region of Brussels capital (in Belgium)
  • VE Day
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Facts:
  • Óscar Arias is inaugurated into his first term as President of Costa Rica.

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Planetary positions on May 08, 1986 - Geocentric view

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Books

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

When All You'Ve Ever Wanted Isn'T Enough

By: Harold S. Kushner

'There is no Answer but there are answers...' Rabbi Kushner's previous bestseller brought comfort to millions by helping them cope with life's shattering tragedies.

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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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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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I'Ll Take Manhattan

By: Judith Krantz

Here is Judith Krantz's greatest triumph--I'll Take Manhattan. In the high-stakes world of magazine publishing, she weaves a dazzling tale of love and betrayal, and creates her most joyous character--sensational Maxi, an uninhibited woman who unexpectedly discovers that her talent …

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Bobby Bearing

Bobby Bearing

Platform: ZX Spectrum, Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64

Genre: Arcade adventure

Publisher: The Edge

Laser Hawk

Laser Hawk

Platform: Atari 8-bit

Genre: Horizontally-scrolling shooter

Alley Master

Alley Master

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Sports game

Publisher: Cinematronics

Banana

Banana

Platform: Family Computer

Genre: Puzzle-solving strategy

Publisher: Victor Musical Industries

Asterix and the Magic Cauldron

Asterix and the Magic Cauldron

Platform: Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Melbourne House

Home videos

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

Single Bars, Single Women

Studio: Prism Entertainment

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The Return of the Living Dead

Studio: Thorn EMI

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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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Night of the Living Dead

Studio: Hal Roach Studios

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