Wednesday October 8, 1986

US date format: 10/8/1986, UK date format: 8/10/1986

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Libra (see birth chart on October 8, 1986). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Glenn Meldrum and Holland Roden. In that special week of October people in US were listening to When I Think Of You by Janet Jackson. In UK True Blue by Madonna was in the top 5 hits. The Fringe Dwellers, directed by Bruce Beresford, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986 while Regrets Only by Sally Quinn was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Pinny's House. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Falklands '82 or Gall Force.
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What the sky looked like on 8 October 1986

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Movies

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The Fringe Dwellers

Directed by: Bruce Beresford

Starring: Kristina Nehm, Justine Saunders, Bob Maza, Kylie Belling

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From Beyond

Directed by: Stuart Gordon

Starring: Jeffrey Combs, Barbara Crampton, Ted Sorel, Ken Foree

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Trick or Treat

Directed by: Charles Martin Smith

Starring: Marc Price, Tony Fields, Lisa Orgolini, Doug Savant

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Soul Man

Directed by: Steve Miner

Starring: C. Thomas Howell, Rae Dawn Chong, Arye Gross, James Earl Jones

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The Seventh Curse

Directed by: Ngai Choi Lam

Starring: Yun-Fat Chow, Siu-Ho Chin, Maggie Cheung, Ken Boyle

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TV Series

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

Pinny's House

Die Wicherts von nebenan

A vista de pájaro

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Historical Events

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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:
See other famous people born on 08 October
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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Planetary positions on October 08, 1986 - Geocentric view

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Books

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

Regrets Only

By: Sally Quinn

"A walloping good read."LIZ SMITHAlison Sterling, the beautiful, brilliant, and blonde reporter for a major Washington daily is having a secret love affair with the very adorable, very accomplished, very married

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A Matter Of Honor

By: Jeffrey Archer

It seems innocent enough. A disgraced British colonel bequeaths a mysterious letter to his only son. But the moment Adam Scott opens the yellowing envelope, he sets into motion

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The Good Mother

By: Sue Miller

Recently divorced, Anna Dunlap has two passionate attachments: her daughter, four-year-old Molly, and her lover, Leo, the man who makes her feel beautiful -- and sexual -- for the first time.

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Last Of The Breed

By: Louis L'Amour

“For sheer adventure L’Amour is in top form.”—Kirkus Reviews Here is the kind of authentically detailed epic novel that has become Louis L’Amour’s hallmark.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Falklands '82

Falklands '82

Platform: ZX Spectrum, Commodore 64

Genre: Turn-based strategy

Publisher: Personal Software Services

Championship Baseball

Championship Baseball

Platform: Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Apple II, Atari ST, Commodore 64, DOS, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Sports (Baseball)

Publisher: Activision

Asterix and the Magic Cauldron

Asterix and the Magic Cauldron

Platform: Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Melbourne House

Crackout

Crackout

Platform: FDS, NES

Genre: Breakout clone

Publisher: Konami

Gall Force

Gall Force

Genre: Adventure, science fiction

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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Snowballing

Studio: Prism Entertainment

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The Journey of Natty Gann

Studio: Walt Disney Home Video

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A Nightmare on Elm Street 2: Freddy's Revenge

Studio: Media Home Entertainment

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Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom

Studio: Paramount Home Video

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