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Friday 9 May 1986

It was Friday, under the sign of Taurus (see planets position on May 9, 1986). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Laura Spencer and Danny Duncan. 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 Wiseguy by Nicholas Pileggi was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching A Very Peculiar Practice. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Alter Ego or Mantronix.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 9 May 1986

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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

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The Mission

Directed by: Roland Joffé

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

Country: United States

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Top Gun

Directed by: Tony Scott

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

Country: United States

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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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Rambo

Directed by: lionsgate

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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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 9 May 1986 ?

Holidays:
  • Russia and some other parts of the former Soviet Union ? Victory Day as the end of the "Great Patriotic War".
  • Our Lady of Flanders
  • Saint Tudi
  • Saint Pachomius (died 346)
  • Saint Gerontius (died 501)
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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on May 09, 1986 - Geocentric view

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Magazine Covers

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

Life magazine Beano comics

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Books

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

Wiseguy

By: Nicholas Pileggi

Nicholas Pileggi’s vivid, unvarnished, journalistic chronicle of the life of Henry Hill—the working-class Brooklyn kid who knew from age twelve that “to be a wiseguy was to own the world,” who

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Fatherhood

By: Bill Cosby

From one of America's most beloved funnymen comes a hilarious look at the lighter side of fatherhood. So, what is fatherhood...?It's

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Break In

By: Dick Francis

Steeplechase jockey Christmas "Kit" Fielding has had more than his share of close calls both on and off the course. But trouble hits close to home when a grudge between his

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Lake Wobegon Days

By: Garrison Keillor

“Lake Wobegon Days is about the way our beliefs, desires and fears tail off into abstractions--and get renewed from time to time. . . this book, unfolding Mr.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Doraemon

Doraemon

Platform: Family Computer

Genre: Action-adventure Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Hudson Soft

Mantronix

Mantronix

Platform: Sinclair Spectrum

Genre: Arcade adventure

Publisher: Probe Software

King Kong 2: Yomigaeru Densetsu

King Kong 2: Yomigaeru Densetsu

Platform: MSX2

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: Konami

Alter Ego

Platform: Apple II, Commodore 64, DOS, Mac OS

Genre: Life simulation Role-playing video game

Publisher: Activision

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Big Event Golf

Big Event Golf

Platform: Arcade Game

Genre: Traditional golf simulation

Publisher: Taito

Home videos

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

The Jolson Story

Studio: RCA/Columbia Pictures Home Video

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Atocha: Quest for Treasure

Studio: National Geographic Video (page does not exist)

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Funny Lady

Studio: RCA/Columbia Pictures Home Video

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My Science Project

Studio: Touchstone Pictures

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Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom

Studio: Paramount Home Video

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