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Saturday November 8, 1986

It was Saturday, under the sign of Scorpio (see planets position on November 8, 1986). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Aaron Swartz and Patricia Mayr-Achleitner. In that special week of November people in US were listening to Amanda by Boston. In UK Take My Breath Away (Love Theme From 'Top Gun') by Berlin was in the top 5 hits. Manon of the Spring, directed by Claude Berri, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986 while A Taste For Death by P. D. James was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Monte Carlo. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Knight Tyme or Larn.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

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What the sky looked like on 8 November 1986

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Movies

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

Manon of the Spring

Directed by: Claude Berri

Starring: Yves Montand, Emmanuelle Béart, Daniel Auteuil, Hippolyte Girardot

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An American Tail

Directed by: Don Bluth

Starring: Dom DeLuise, Christopher Plummer, Erica Yohn, Nehemiah Persoff

Country: United States

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The Whistle Blower

Directed by: Simon Langton

Starring: Michael Caine, James Fox, Nigel Havers, John Gielgud

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Firewalker

Directed by: J. Lee Thompson

Starring: Chuck Norris, Louis Gossett Jr., Melody Anderson, Will Sampson

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Hoosiers

Directed by: David Anspaugh

Starring: Gene Hackman, Barbara Hershey, Dennis Hopper, Sheb Wooley

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Monte Carlo

Directed by: 20th_Century_Fox

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Unnatural Causes

Directed by: Robert Malenfant

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Beadle's About

Breaking Up

Guldregn

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 8 November 1986 ?

Famous Birthdays:
See other famous people born on 08 November
Famous Deaths:
  • Beatrice Kay: Singer / actress (Sister Sue-Calvin & the Col), dies at 78.
  • Vyacheslav Molotov: Russian politician Soviet Minister of Foreign Affairs (d. 1986).
Facts:
  • Song & Dance closes at Royale Theater NYC after 474 performances

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on November 08, 1986 - Geocentric view

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Magazine Covers

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

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Books

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

A Taste For Death

By: P. D. James

When the quiet Little Vestry of St. Matthew's Church becomes the blood-soaked scene of a double murder, Scotland Yard Commander Adam Dalgliesh faces an intriguing conundrum: How did an upper-crust Minister come to lie, slit throat to slit throat, next ...

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Roger'S Version

By: John Updike

As Roger Lambert tells it, he, a middle-aged professor of divinity, is buttonholed in his office by Dale Kohler, an earnest young computer scientist who believes that quantifiable evidence of God’s

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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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Through A Glass Darkly

By: Karleen Koen

"Lives up to every expectation. It's magnificent!" - Cleveland Plain Dealer Sourcebooks Landmark proudly reintroduces this classic historical novel. Karleen Koen's sweeping saga contains unforgettable characters consumed with passion: the extraordinarily

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Larn

Larn

Platform: Cross-platform

Genre: Roguelike

Big Trouble in Little China

Big Trouble in Little China

Platform: Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Beat 'em up

Publisher: Electric Dreams Software

Amnesia

Amnesia

Platform: MS-DOS, Apple II and Commodore 64

Genre: Text adventure

Publisher: Electronic Arts

Knight Tyme

Knight Tyme

Platform: Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, MSX, ZX Spectrum (separate 48K and 128K versions)

Genre: Graphic adventure

Publisher: Mastertronic

Dragon Quest

Dragon Quest

Platform: MSX PC-9801 X68000 Super Famicom Satellaview Game Boy Color Mobile phones Wii Android iOS

Genre: Role-playing

Publisher: JP Enix; NA Nintendo

Home videos

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

Top Cat

Studio: Worldvision Home Video

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Atocha: Quest for Treasure

Studio: National Geographic Video (page does not exist)

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Dreamaniac

Studio: Wizard Video

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My Science Project

Studio: Touchstone Pictures

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Down and Out in Beverly Hills

Studio: Touchstone Home Video

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