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Wednesday 8 October 1986

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Libra (see planets position 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 His Way by Kitty Kelley was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Pinny's House. If you liked videogames you were probably playing 720° or Meltdown.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 8 October 1986

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Movies

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

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

Music Station

Uma Boa Ideia

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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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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on October 08, 1986 - Geocentric view

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Magazine Covers

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Life magazine Beano comics

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Books

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

His Way

By: Kitty Kelley

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • With a new afterword by the author in honor of Frank Sinatra’s 100th birthday This is the book that Frank Sinatra tried—but failed—to keep

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Eisenhower At War 1943-1945

By: David Eisenhower

Eisenhower: At War 1943-1945, by Eisenhower, David

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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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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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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

Hollywood or Bust

Hollywood or Bust

Platform: Commodore 64, Amstrad CPC

Genre: Action

720°

720°

Platform: Arcade game, Various

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Atari Games

Meltdown

Meltdown

Platform: Amstrad CPC

Genre: Arcade adventure; Maze

Publisher: Alligata Software

Arkanoid

Platform: Arcade, Nintendo Entertainment System, Various

Genre: Breakout

Publisher: Taito Corporation Romstar

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Home videos

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

Bloody Birthday

Studio: Prism Entertainment

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The Money Pit

Studio: MCA Home Video

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Back to the Future

Studio: MCA Home Video

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The Incredible Human Machine

Studio: National Geographic Video (page does not exist)

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Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom

Studio: Paramount Home Video

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