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Sunday October 12, 1986

It was Sunday, under the sign of Libra (see planets position on October 12, 1986). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Tyler Blackburn and Marcus Paulk. 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. The Fringe Dwellers, directed by Bruce Beresford, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986 while The Good Mother by Sue Miller was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Pinny's House. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Ghost House or Infiltrator.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 12 October 1986

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Movies

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

The Fringe Dwellers

Directed by: Bruce Beresford

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

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From Beyond

Directed by: Stuart Gordon

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

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Trick or Treat

Directed by: Charles Martin Smith

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

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Soul Man

Directed by: Steve Miner

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

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The Seventh Curse

Directed by: Ngai Choi Lam

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

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TV Series

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

Pinny's House

Die Wicherts von nebenan

A vista de pájaro

Music Station

Uma Boa Ideia

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 12 October 1986 ?

Holidays:
  • El Dia de la Raza - Latin America.
  • French Republican Calendar - Chanvre (Hemp) Day, twenty-first day in the Month of VendTmiaire
  • Columbus Day (traditionally) - United States.
  • Spain - Hispanic Day, National Day
  • Malawi - Mother's Day
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Facts:
  • California Angels, within one pitch of pennant victory lose to Boston Red Sox.
  • The Golden Horseshoe Revue show closes in Disneyland. It is the longest running show in history, at nearly 50,000 performances.
  • Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh visit the People's Republic of China

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Sport Games on 12 October 1986

NFL
American Football
  • Buffalo Bills - Miami Dolphins : 14 - 27
  • Chicago Bears - Houston Oilers : 20 - 7
  • Denver Broncos - San Diego Chargers : 31 - 14
  • Detroit Lions - Green Bay Packers : 21 - 14
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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on October 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 ?

The Good Mother

By: Sue Miller

Recently divorced, Anna Dunlap has two passionate attachments: her daughter, four-year-old Molly, and her lover, Leo, the man who makes her feel beautiful -- and sexual -- for the first time.

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Red Storm Rising

By: Tom Clancy

Tom Clancy, the #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Jack Ryan novels--including his latest blockbusters Command Authority and Threat Vector--delivers an electrifying tale of international conflict.Using

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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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The Prince Of Tides

By: Pat Conroy

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

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Ghost House

Ghost House

Platform: Master System

Genre: 2D action platformer

Publisher: Sega

Great Ice Hockey

Platform: Sega Master System

Genre: Sports (Ice hockey)

Publisher: SEGA

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Fat Worm Blows a Sparky

Fat Worm Blows a Sparky

Platform: ZX Spectrum

Genre: Maze

Publisher: Durell Software

Castlevania

Castlevania

Platform: Family Computer Disk System, NES/Famicom, PlayChoice-10, Nintendo VS. System, Commodore 64, Amiga, DOS, Microsoft Windows, Game Boy Advance, AT&T Wireless mMode Network

Genre: Action, Platformer

Publisher: Konami

Infiltrator

Infiltrator

Platform: Amstrad CPC, Apple II, Atari 8-bit, Commodore 64, DOS, NES, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Action

Publisher: U.S. Gold, Mindscape

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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The Money Pit

Studio: MCA Home Video

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The Jolson Story

Studio: RCA/Columbia Pictures Home Video

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The Return of the Living Dead

Studio: Thorn EMI

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A Nightmare on Elm Street 2: Freddy's Revenge

Studio: Media Home Entertainment

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