Thursday October 09, 1986

US date format: 10/9/1986, UK date format: 9/10/1986

It was Thursday, under the sign of Libra (see birth chart on October 9, 1986). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative), Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church. Famous people born on this day include Laure Manaudou and Derek Holland. 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. From Beyond, directed by Stuart Gordon, 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 Pinny's House. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Heartland or Into the Eagle's Nest.
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Historical Events

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Events

  • Phantom of the Opera premeires in London
  • Gilbert Perreault of the Buffalo Sabres becomes 12th NHL player to score 500 goals.
  • News Corporation completes its acquisition of the Metromedia group of companies, thereby launching Fox Broadcasting Company.
  • US Senate convicts US District Judge Harry E Claiborne making him the fifth federal official to be removed from office through impeachment.
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Movies

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From Beyond

From Beyond

Directed by: Stuart Gordon

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

The Fringe Dwellers

The Fringe Dwellers

Directed by: Bruce Beresford

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

Trick or Treat

Trick or Treat

Directed by: Charles Martin Smith

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

Soul Man

Soul Man

Directed by: Steve Miner

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

The Seventh Curse

The Seventh Curse

Directed by: Ngai Choi Lam

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

TV Series

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Pinny's House

Pinny's House

Die Wicherts von nebenan

Die Wicherts von nebenan

A vista de pájaro

A vista de pájaro

Music Station

Music Station

Studio 86

Studio 86

Days to next October 09

If October 09, 1986 is your birthday you're 33 years, 11 months, 14 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 16 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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The Prince Of Tides by Pat Conroy

The Prince Of Tides

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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

Last Of The Breed by Louis L'Amour

Last Of The Breed

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“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.

The Golden Cup by Belva Plain

The Golden Cup

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In this magnificent return to the world of Evergreen, Henrietta Roth, an extraordinary woman, fights to control her destiny; and three turbulent generations come vividly to life against a background of

Fatherhood by Bill Cosby

Fatherhood

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

James Herriot'S Dog Stories by James Herriot

James Herriot'S Dog Stories

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In this very special, heart-warming collection of favorite stories about dogs great and small, James Herriot tells us about his own dogs and all the wonderful people and animals we have

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Cruise Chaser Blassty

Cruise Chaser Blassty

Platform: NEC PC-8801, NEC PC-9801, Sharp X1

Genre: Role-playing game

Publisher: Square

King Kong 2: Yomigaeru Densetsu

King Kong 2: Yomigaeru Densetsu

Platform: MSX2

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: Konami

Joust 2: Survival of the Fittest

Joust 2: Survival of the Fittest

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Williams Electronics

Heartland

Heartland

Platform: ZX Spectrum, Commodore 64, Amstrad CPC

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Odin Computer Graphics

Into the Eagle's Nest

Into the Eagle's Nest

Platform: Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Apple II, Atari 8-bit, Atari ST, Commodore 64, IBM PC, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Stealth

Publisher: Mindscape


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