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Friday July 11, 1986

It was Friday, under the sign of Cancer (see planets position on July 11, 1986). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Yoann Gourcuff and Raúl García (footballer). In that special week of July people in US were listening to Holding Back The Years by Simply Red. In UK Papa Don't Preach by Madonna was in the top 5 hits. Heartburn, directed by Mike Nichols, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986 while Last Of The Breed by Louis L'Amour was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Grand Prix der Volksmusik. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Defender of the Crown or Mappy-Land.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 11 July 1986

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Movies

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

Heartburn

Directed by: Mike Nichols

Starring: Meryl Streep, Jack Nicholson, Jeff Daniels, Maureen Stapleton

Country: United States

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Maximum Overdrive

Directed by: Stephen King

Starring: Emilio Estevez, Pat Hingle, Laura Harrington, Yeardley Smith

Country: United States

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The Patriot

Directed by: Frank Harris

Starring: Gregg Henry, Simone Griffeth, Michael J. Pollard, Jeff Conaway

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Aliens

Directed by: James Cameron

Starring: Sigourney Weaver, Michael Biehn, Carrie Henn, Paul Reiser

Country: United States

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Momo

Directed by: Johannes Schaaf

Starring: Radost Bokel, Mario Adorf, Armin Mueller-Stahl, Sylvester Groth

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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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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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Kit Curran

Zoku Takeshi kun, hai!

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 11 July 1986 ?

Holidays:
  • Mongolia - Naadam Holiday
  • Feast Day of Saint Benedict (founder of the Benedictine Order)
  • United States: Free Slurpee at 7-Eleven (most locations do this - get a free 7.11oz Slurpee on 7-11).
  • Bonfire night in Northern Ireland, precursor to The_Twelfth
  • Feast Day of Saint Olga (first Russian Saint)
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Facts:
  • Mary Beth Whitehead christens surrogate Baby M, Sara
  • Maricica Puica of Romania runs 2,000 m in 5:28.69 (record for women).
  • Ingrid Kristiansen of Norway runs 10,000 m in world record 30:13.74.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on July 11, 1986 - Geocentric view

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Magazine Covers

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Books

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

Last Of The Breed

By: Louis L'Amour

“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.

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The Man Who Mistook His Wife For A Hat

By: Oliver Sacks

THE MAN WHO MISTOOK HIS WIFE FOR A HAT brings together twenty-four of Oliver Sacks’ most fascinating and beloved case studies.

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James Herriot'S Dog Stories

By: James Herriot

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

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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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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Kirel

Kirel

Platform: Sinclair Spectrum

Genre: Arcade puzzle

Publisher: Addictive Games

Fer et Flamme

Fer et Flamme

Platform: Amstrad CPC

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Ubisoft

Mappy-Land

Platform: Nintendo Entertainment System, Wii U Virtual Console

Genre: Action, Platform game

Publisher: NA: Taxan JP: Namco Wii U Virtual Console: Bandai Namco Games

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Falklands '82

Falklands '82

Platform: ZX Spectrum, Commodore 64

Genre: Turn-based strategy

Publisher: Personal Software Services

Defender of the Crown

Platform: DOS, NES, Apple IIGS, Atari ST, Apple Macintosh, ZX Spectrum, Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, Commodore Amiga, Commodore CDTV, CD-i, Windows, Game Boy Advance, iOS

Genre: Strategy game

Publisher: Cinemaware

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Home videos

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

Single Bars, Single Women

Studio: Prism Entertainment

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Top Cat

Studio: Worldvision Home Video

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The Absent-Minded Professor

Studio: Colorized version.

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The Journey of Natty Gann

Studio: Walt Disney Home Video

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Dreamaniac

Studio: Wizard Video

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