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Wednesday 13 August 1986

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Leo (see planets position on August 13, 1986). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Ruben Flam and Xavier Pentecôte. 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 Suspects by William J. Caunitz was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Grand Prix der Volksmusik. If you liked videogames you were probably playing King Kong 2: Yomigaeru Densetsu or Hollywood Hijinx.
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What the sky looked like on 13 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

Which were the important events of 13 August 1986 ?

Holidays:
  • International Lefthanders Day
  • St. Wigbert
  • RC saints - Pontianus and Hippolytus, Radegunde (help against the pox), Cassianus of Imola (patron of shorthand-writers)
  • In Brasil, Friday 13 August (agosto) is considered to be especially filled with sorrow (desgosto)
  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 6 saints: St. Hippolytus
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Way Bandy: American make-up artist (Born 1941).
  • Helen Mack: American actress and singer (d. 1986).
Facts:
  • KRE-AM in Berkeley CA changes call letters to KBLX (now KBFN)

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on August 13, 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 ?

Suspects

By: William J. Caunitz

Brooklyn. Early June. A man strolls into a candy store, pulls out a sawed-off shotgun, and blows away two people: owner Yetta Zimmerman and her customer, NYPD Lt.

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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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An Alien Affair

By: L. Ron Hubbard

What on Earth are the Voltarians up to now? Fast cars and fast women. Voltarian Royal Officer Jettero Heller is putting the pedal to the metal in a race against time-the

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Barrier Island

By: John D. MacDonald

Tucker Loomis is a hard and dangerous man with a ruthlessness all West Bay fears and respects, and an improbable amount of money.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Hollywood Hijinx

Platform: Amiga, Atari 8-bit, Apple II, Atari ST, Commodore 64, DOS, TRS-80, TI-99/4A, Macintosh

Genre: Interactive fiction

Publisher: Infocom

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King Kong 2: Yomigaeru Densetsu

King Kong 2: Yomigaeru Densetsu

Platform: MSX2

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: Konami

The Goonies

The Goonies

Platform: Arcade, Family Computer, Disk System, PC-8801, X1

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: Konami

3-D Thunder Ceptor II

3-D Thunder Ceptor II

Platform: Arcade

Genre: 3D shooter

Publisher: Namco

Bird Week

Bird Week

Platform: Family Computer

Genre: Life simulation Action

Publisher: Toshiba EMI

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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Bloody Birthday

Studio: Prism Entertainment

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Dreamaniac

Studio: Wizard Video

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The Incredible Human Machine

Studio: National Geographic Video (page does not exist)

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Night of the Living Dead

Studio: Hal Roach Studios

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