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Sunday 10 August 1986

It was Sunday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Ryan Torain and Andrea Hlaváčková. In that special week of August people in US were listening to Glory Of Love (Theme From The Karate Kid Part II) by Peter Cetera. In UK The Lady In Red by Chris De Burgh was in the top 5 hits. Manhunter, directed by Michael Mann, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986 while A Light In The Attic by Shel Silverstein was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Equinox. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Aardvark or Baluba-Louk No Densetsu.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

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TV Series

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

Equinox

Starring: Piers Gibbon

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Solunski patrdii

Starring: Blagoja Spirkovski-Dzumerko, Dimce Meskovski, Trajce Ivanoski, Goce Todorovski

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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Lau man dai hung

Written by: Ka-Fai Wai

Starring: Carol 'Do Do' Cheng, Kathy Chow, Hoi-Shan Kwan, Carina Lau

Misija majora Atertona

Starring: Matjaz Visnar, Milan Strljic, Milan Vodopivec, Marko Todorovic

Movies

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

Manhunter

Directed by: Michael Mann

Starring: William Petersen, Kim Greist, Joan Allen

Country: United States

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The Fly

Directed by: David Cronenberg

Starring: Jeff Goldblum, Geena Davis, John Getz

Country: United States

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Stand by Me

Directed by: Rob Reiner

Starring: Wil Wheaton, River Phoenix, Corey Feldman

Country: United States

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The Transformers: The Movie

Directed by: Nelson Shin

Starring: Orson Welles, Robert Stack, Leonard Nimoy

Country: United States

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Howard the Duck

Directed by: Willard Huyck

Starring: Lea Thompson, Jeffrey Jones, Tim Robbins

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 10 August 1986 ?

Holidays:
  • Roman festivals - Opalia, festival in honor of Ops
  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 3 saints: St. Laurence
  • Prisoner's Justice Day - Canada.
  • Independence Day in Ecuador -- Movement began in Quito in 1809. Independence not achieved till May 1822.
  • St. Deusdedit
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Alan Rouse: English mountaineer and author (d. 1986).
Facts:
  • Me & My Girl opens at Marquis Theater NYC for 1420 performances
  • Betsy King wins LPGA Henredon Golf Classic
  • Billy Martin Day, his uniform number 1 retired
  • Marquis Theater opens at 1535 Broadway, New York City
  • Pitcher Bob Forsch grand slams to lead Cards to a 5-4 win over Pirates

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: South Africa -- Aug. 4, 1986
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9021
  • Life: Chernobyl Disaster

Books

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

A Light In The Attic

By: Shel Silverstein

Last night, while I lay thinking here,Some Whatifs crawled inside my earAnd pranced and partied all night longAnd sang their same old Whatif song:Whatif I flunk that test?Whatif

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A Perfect Spy

By: John le Carré

Over the course of his seemingly irreproachable life, Magnus Pym has been all things to all people: a devoted family man, a trusted colleague, a loyal friend—and the perfect spy.

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The Passion Of Ayn Rand

By: Barbara Branden

This bestselling biography of one of the 20th century's most remarkable and controversial writers is now available in paperback. Author Barbara Branden, who knew Rand for nineteen years, provides a matchless portrait

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A Cast Of Killers

By: Sidney D. Kirkpatrick

On February 1, 1922, the distinguished silent-film director William Desmond Taylor was shot to death in his Los Angeles bungalow by an unknown assailant.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Aardvark

Platform: Atari 8-bit, Commodore 64, Commodore 16

Genre: Maze

Publisher: Bug-Byte

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Baluba-Louk No Densetsu

Baluba-Louk No Densetsu

Platform: Arcade Game, NES

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: Able

Future Knight

Future Knight

Platform: Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, MSX, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Gremlin Graphics

Labyrinth: The Computer Game

Platform: Apple IIe and IIc Commodore 64/128 MSX2

Genre: Graphic adventure

Publisher: Activision

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Leaderboard

Platform: Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Amstrad PCW, Atari 800/XL/XE, Atari ST, Commodore 64, Commodore 128, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Sports simulation (golf)

Publisher: Access Software

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