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Sunday 10 August 1986

It was Sunday, under the sign of Leo (see planets position on August 10, 1986). 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. Extremities, directed by Robert M. Young, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986 while The Mammoth Hunters by Jean M. Auel was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Grand Prix der Volksmusik. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Future Knight or Annals of Rome.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 10 August 1986

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Movies

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

Extremities

Directed by: Robert M. Young

Starring: Farrah Fawcett, James Russo, Alfre Woodard, Diana Scarwid

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The Whoopee Boys

Directed by: John Byrum

Starring: Michael O'Keefe, Paul Rodriguez, Denholm Elliott, Carole Shelley

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Manhunter

Directed by: Michael Mann

Starring: William Petersen, Kim Greist, Joan Allen, Brian Cox

Country: United States

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Half Moon Street

Directed by: Bob Swaim

Starring: Sigourney Weaver, Michael Caine, Patrick Kavanagh, Faith Kent

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Karma

Directed by: Subhash Ghai

Starring: Dilip Kumar, Nutan, Naseeruddin Shah, Jackie Shroff

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TV Series

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

Grand Prix der Volksmusik

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La corrida

Directed by: Not specifed

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Macken

Celebrity Double Talk

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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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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on August 10, 1986 - Geocentric view

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Magazine Covers

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

Life magazine Beano comics

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Books

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

The Mammoth Hunters

By: Jean M. Auel

Once again Jean M. Auel opens the door of a time long past to reveal an age of wonder and danger at the dawn of the modern human race.

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Wanderlust

By: Danielle Steel

Wanderlust is the story of Audrey Driscoll. Orphaned young, Audrey has grown up caring for her eccentric millionaire grandfather and her demanding younger sister, Annabelle, who assume she will always be there for them.

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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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In Search Of The Trojan War

By: Michael Wood

Tales of Troy and its heroes—Achilles and Hector, Paris and the legendary beauty Helen—have fired the human imagination for 3,000 years.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Magmax

Platform: Arcade ZX Spectrum Commodore 64 Amstrad CPC

Genre: Scrolling shooter

Publisher: Nichibutsu,FCI,Imagine Software

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iD

iD

Platform: ZX Spectrum

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: CRL

Future Knight

Future Knight

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

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Gremlin Graphics

Galaforce

Galaforce

Platform: Acorn Electron, BBC Micro

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Superior Software / Acornsoft

Annals of Rome

Annals of Rome

Platform: ZX Spectrum, Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, Atari ST, Amiga, MS-DOS

Genre: Strategy

Publisher: PSS

Home videos

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

Top Cat

Studio: Worldvision Home Video

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Primal Impulse

Studio: Force Video

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The Jolson Story

Studio: RCA/Columbia Pictures Home Video

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The Sex O'Clock News

Studio: Prism Entertainment

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Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom

Studio: Paramount Home Video

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