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Tuesday August 12, 1986

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Leo (see planets position on August 12, 1986). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Andrei Agius and Pablo Sandoval. In that special week of August people in US were listening to Papa Don't Preach by Madonna. In UK The Lady In Red by Chris De Burgh was in the top 5 hits. Blue Velvet, directed by David Lynch, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986 while Act Of Will by Barbara Taylor Bradford was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Grand Prix der Volksmusik. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Baluba-Louk No Densetsu or Championship Sprint.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 12 August 1986

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Movies

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

Blue Velvet

Directed by: David Lynch

Starring: Isabella Rossellini, Kyle MacLachlan, Dennis Hopper, Laura Dern

Country: United States

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River's Edge

Directed by: Tim Hunter

Starring: Crispin Glover, Keanu Reeves, Ione Skye, Daniel Roebuck

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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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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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T-Bag Strikes Again

Roda de Fogo

Macken

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Historical Events

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Facts:
  • Red Sox pitcher Tim Lollar gets a pinch-hit single
  • Don Baylor gets hits by a pitch for a record 25th time in a season.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on August 12, 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 ?

Act Of Will

By: Barbara Taylor Bradford

Bridging three generations, this sweeping saga from renowned bestselling author Barbara Taylor Bradford tells the story of three extraordinary women, and the acts of will that shape their lives. Orphaned

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Necessary Losses

By: Judith Viorst

From grief and mourning to aging and relationships, poet and Redbook contributor Judith Viorst presents a thoughtful and researched study in this examination of love, loss, and letting go.Drawing

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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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A Matter Of Honor

By: Jeffrey Archer

It seems innocent enough. A disgraced British colonel bequeaths a mysterious letter to his only son. But the moment Adam Scott opens the yellowing envelope, he sets into motion

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Commando Libya

Commando Libya

Platform: Commodore 64

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Baltron

Baltron

Platform: Family Computer

Genre: Scrolling shooter action(with sci-fi and cyberpunk themes[2])

Publisher: Toei Animation

Championship Sprint

Championship Sprint

Platform: Arcade, ZX Spectrum, Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, PlayStation 2, Xbox, GameCube, PlayStation Portable, PlayStation Network

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Atari Sony Computer Entertainment

Baluba-Louk No Densetsu

Baluba-Louk No Densetsu

Platform: Arcade Game, NES

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: Able

Crackout

Crackout

Platform: FDS, NES

Genre: Breakout clone

Publisher: Konami

Home videos

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

Bloody Birthday

Studio: Prism Entertainment

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Primal Impulse

Studio: Force 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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