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Wednesday 8 October 1986

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Louis Dodds and Michele Sepe. In that special week of October people in US were listening to When I Think Of You by Janet Jackson. In UK Don't Leave Me This Way by The Communards was in the top 5 hits. The Color of Money, directed by Martin Scorsese, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986 while The Prince Of Tides by Pat Conroy was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Irgendwie und sowieso. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Mission Omega or Championship Wrestling.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?

Irgendwie und sowieso

Starring: Ottfried Fischer, Elmar Wepper, Robert Giggenbach, Toni Berger

Bosco Adventure

Country: Japan

Cuna de lobos

Starring: Diana Bracho, Gonzalo Vega, María Rubio, Alejandro Camacho

Country: Mexico

Alternatywy 4

Starring: Hanna Bieniuszewicz, Stanislawa Celinska, Anna Chitro, Bozena Dykiel

Country: Poland

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Putovanje u Vucjak

Starring: Rade Serbedzija, Mustafa Nadarevic, Milena Dravic, Mira Furlan

Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

The Color of Money

Directed by: Martin Scorsese

Starring: Paul Newman, Tom Cruise, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio

Country: United States

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Peggy Sue Got Married

Directed by: Francis Coppola

Starring: Kathleen Turner, Nicolas Cage, Barry Miller

Country: United States

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Sid and Nancy

Directed by: Alex Cox

Starring: Gary Oldman, Chloe Webb, David Hayman

Country: United States

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Crocodile Dundee

Directed by: Peter Faiman

Starring: Paul Hogan, Linda Kozlowski, John Meillon

Country: United States

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Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer

Directed by: John McNaughton

Starring: Michael Rooker, Tracy Arnold, Tom Towles

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 8 October 1986 ?

Holidays:
  • French Republican Calendar - Citrouille (Pumpkin) Day, seventeenth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
  • Also see October 8 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Bolivia - reportedly, Che Guevara is honoured on this day at which he was captured in La Higuera, as San Ernesto, answering prayers for rain.
  • Wales and Cornwall - Saint Keyne
  • RC Saints - Saint Susan of Blois
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • RUN DMC calls for a day of peace among LA street gangs
  • Mike Scott ties playoff record of 14 strikeouts, beats New York Mets 1-0.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: Inset: Secretary State George Schultz & Russian Foreign Minister. Eduard Shevardnadze
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9031
  • Life: Cocaine Addict

Books

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

The Prince Of Tides

By: Pat Conroy

PAT CONROY has created a huge, brash thunderstorm of a novel, stinging with honesty and resounding with drama. Spanning forty years, this is the story of turbulent Tom Wingo, his gifted

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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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Necessary Losses

By: Judith Viorst

From grief and mourning to aging and relationships, poet and Redbook contributor Judith Viorst presents a thoughtful and researched study in this examination of love, loss, and letting go.Drawing

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Suspects

By: William J. Caunitz

Brooklyn. Early June. A man strolls into a candy store, pulls out a sawed-off shotgun, and blows away two people: owner Yetta Zimmerman and her customer, NYPD Lt.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Argus

Platform: Arcade Game, Nintendo Famicom

Genre: Shooter game

Publisher: NMK

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Asterix and the Magic Cauldron

Asterix and the Magic Cauldron

Platform: Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Melbourne House

Dead Zone (video game)

Dead Zone (video game)

Platform: Famicom Disk System

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: SunSoft

Mission Omega

Mission Omega

Platform: ZX Spectrum, Commodore 64, Amstrad CPC

Genre: Strategy / Adventure

Publisher: Mind Games

Championship Wrestling

Platform: Apple IIgs, Atari ST, Commodore 64

Genre: Professional wrestling[1] Fighting

Publisher: Epyx

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