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Tuesday 15 April 1986

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Aries (see planets position on April 15, 1986). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Sylvain Marveaux and Ester Dean. In that special week of April people in US were listening to Kiss by Prince. In UK A Different Corner by George Michael was in the top 5 hits. Blue City, directed by Michelle Manning, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986 while Paradise Postponed by John Mortimer was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Rambo. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Gunship or Mantronix.
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What the sky looked like on 15 April 1986

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Movies

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

Blue City

Directed by: Michelle Manning

Starring: Judd Nelson, Ally Sheedy, David Caruso, Paul Winfield

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Last Resort

Directed by: Zane Buzby

Starring: Charles Grodin, Robin Pearson Rose, John Ashton, Ellen Blake

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Dream Lovers

Directed by: Tony Au

Starring: Yun-Fat Chow, Brigitte Lin, Cher Yeung, Man-Lei Wong

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Crocodile Dundee

Directed by: Peter Faiman

Starring: Paul Hogan, Linda Kozlowski, John Meillon, David Gulpilil

Country: United States

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Sweet Liberty

Directed by: Alan Alda

Starring: Alan Alda, Michael Caine, Michelle Pfeiffer, Bob Hoskins

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TV Series

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

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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King of the Ghetto

Starring: Tim Roth, Zia Mohyeddin, Gwyneth Strong, Ian Dury

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 15 April 1986 ?

Holidays:
  • Major League Baseball celebrates "Jackie Robinson Day" each April 15 in all MLB ballparks.
  • Saint Paternus
  • Saint Petrus Gonzalez
  • In the United States, April 15 is the official deadline for filing tax returns: all forms mailed to the IRS must be postmarked no later than this day, so many post offices across the country stay open until midnight to accommodate procrastinators (or those who owe tax and want to wait as late as possible to pay). (If this day falls on the weekend, as in 2006, the following Monday becomes the deadline. Additionally in 2006, Patriot's Day moved the tax deadline to Tuesday, April 18, for those in
  • Father Damien Day ? celebrated annually in Hawai'i.
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Facts:
  • US air raids Libya, responding to La Belle disco, Berlin bombing
  • US aircraft attacks five terrorist locations in Libya; 15 deaths.
  • The United States launches Operation El Dorado Canyon, its bombing raids against Libyan targets in response to a bombing in West Germany that killed two U.S. servicemen.
  • John McCarthy is kidnapped in Beirut (released in August 1991) ndash 3 others are found dead Revolutionary Cells (RZ) claims responsibility in retaliation for the U.S. bombing of Libya.
  • A treaty ends the Three Hundred and Thirty Five Years' War between the Netherlands and the Isles of Scilly.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on April 15, 1986 - Geocentric view

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Books

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

Paradise Postponed

By: John Mortimer

When Simeon Simcox, a socialist clergyman, leaves his entire fortune not to his family but to the ruthless, social-climbing Tory MP Leslie Titmuss, the Rector's two sons react in very different

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Arctic Dreams

By: Barry Lopez

Barry Lopez's National Book Award-winning classic study of the Far North is widely considered his masterpiece.Lopez offers a thorough examination of this obscure world-its terrain, its wildlife, its history of Eskimo

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Greed And Glory On Wall Street

By: Ken Auletta

On a quiet July morning, one of the world's most powerful and prestigious investment banking partnerships was launched on the path to ruin-not by the economy, not by an act of

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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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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Ikari Warriors

Platform: Arcade, Nintendo Entertainment System, Acorn Electron, Amstrad CPC, BBC Micro, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum, MSX2, Apple II, Amiga, Atari 2600, Atari 7800, Atari ST, Commodore 16, PC booter

Genre: Run & gun shooter

Publisher: Tradewest: Leland Cook and Byron Cook

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Metroid

Metroid

Platform: Family Computer Disk System, Nintendo Entertainment System, Game Boy Advance

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Nintendo

Mantronix

Mantronix

Platform: Sinclair Spectrum

Genre: Arcade adventure

Publisher: Probe Software

Laser Hawk

Laser Hawk

Platform: Atari 8-bit

Genre: Horizontally-scrolling shooter

Gunship

Platform: Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Commodore 64, FM Towns, MS-DOS, MSX, PC-98, Sharp X68000, ZX Spectrum, Sega Mega Drive

Genre: Combat flight simulator

Publisher: MicroProse

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Home videos

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

Primal Impulse

Studio: Force Video

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The Jewel of the Nile

Studio: CBS/Fox Video

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The Journey of Natty Gann

Studio: Walt Disney Home Video

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Funny Lady

Studio: RCA/Columbia Pictures Home Video

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Back to the Future

Studio: MCA Home Video

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