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Wednesday 14 May 1986

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Taurus (see planets position on May 14, 1986). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Clay Matthews III and Nino Schurter. In that special week of May people in US were listening to Greatest Love Of All by Whitney Houston. In UK The Chicken Song by Spitting Image was in the top 5 hits. Working Girls, directed by Lizzie Borden, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986 while High Hearts by Rita Mae Brown was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching A Very Peculiar Practice. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Labyrinth: The Computer Game or Into the Eagle's Nest.
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What the sky looked like on 14 May 1986

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Movies

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

Working Girls

Directed by: Lizzie Borden

Starring: Louise Smith, Ellen McElduff, Amanda Goodwin, Deborah Banks

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Psycho III

Directed by: Anthony Perkins

Starring: Anthony Perkins, Diana Scarwid, Jeff Fahey, Roberta Maxwell

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Big Trouble

Directed by: John Cassavetes

Starring: Peter Falk, Alan Arkin, Beverly D'Angelo, Charles Durning

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Crawlspace

Directed by: David Schmoeller

Starring: Klaus Kinski, Talia Balsam, Barbara Whinnery, Carole Francis

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Down by Law

Directed by: Jim Jarmusch

Starring: Tom Waits, John Lurie, Roberto Benigni, Nicoletta Braschi

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

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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Rambo

Directed by: lionsgate

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Magnus

Directed by: Benjamin Ree

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Crossroads

Directed by: Walter Hill

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Treffpunkt Flughafen

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 14 May 1986 ?

Holidays:
  • St. Carthach the Younger
  • DubsDay in Dublin Ireland (14th of May in 2006).
  • Mother's Day in various countries (second Sunday of May in 2006).
  • Israel - Yom Ha'atzma'ut, or Israeli Independence Day. The observed date of this national holiday is determined by the Jewish Calendar.
  • Paraguay - Flag Day.
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Institute for War documents publishes Anne Frank's complete diary.
  • Reggie Jackson hits his 537th homerun passing Mickey Mantle into 6th place on the Major League Baseball all-time homerun list.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on May 14, 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 ?

High Hearts

By: Rita Mae Brown

From the celebrated author of Rubyfruit Jungle and Bingo comes a stirring novel of the Civil War, a tale of true love and mistaken identity.

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Adrift

By: Steven Callahan

Before The Perfect Storm, before In the Heart of the Sea, Steven Callahan’s dramatic tale of survival at sea was on the New York Times bestseller list for more than thirty-six

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Lie Down With Lions

By: Ken Follett

The #1 international bestseller set in Afghanistan...NOW IN TRADE PAPERBACK.“Vintage Follett…This is his most ambitious novel and itsucceeds admirably.” —USA Today“May be Ken Follett’s finest yet…The suspense mounts as swiftly as Afghan

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The Bourne Supremacy

By: Robert Ludlum

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER Reenter the shadowy world of Jason Bourne, an expert assassin still plagued by the splintered nightmares of his former life.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Labyrinth: The Computer Game

Platform: Apple IIe and IIc Commodore 64/128 MSX2

Genre: Graphic adventure

Publisher: Activision

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Iwo Jima

Iwo Jima

Platform: Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Turn-based strategy

Publisher: Personal Software Services

Knightmare

Platform: MSX home computer

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Konami

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Into the Eagle's Nest

Platform: Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Apple II, Atari 8-bit, Atari ST, Commodore 64, IBM PC, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Stealth

Publisher: Mindscape

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Gauntlet II

Platform: Arcade, Various

Genre: Hack and slash, dungeon crawl

Publisher: Atari Games

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Home videos

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

Snowballing

Studio: Prism Entertainment

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Atocha: Quest for Treasure

Studio: National Geographic Video (page does not exist)

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Funny Lady

Studio: RCA/Columbia Pictures Home Video

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Dreamaniac

Studio: Wizard Video

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A Nightmare on Elm Street 2: Freddy's Revenge

Studio: Media Home Entertainment

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