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Friday August 15, 1986

US date format: 8/15/1986, UK date format: 15/8/1986

It was Friday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 15, 1986). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Natalia Kills and Samantha Crain. 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 The Underground Empire by James Mills was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Grand Prix der Volksmusik. If you liked videogames you were probably playing 180 or Hottāman no Chitei Tanken.
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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 of America

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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 of America

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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 15 August 1986 ?

Holidays:
  • Hawaii ? Toro Nagashi (Floating Lantern Ceremony) to commemorate the end of the second world war
  • Poland ? Polish Armed Forces Day
  • Eastern Orthodoxy ? Feast of the Dormition of the Theotokos, the commemoration of the death of Mary, the mother of Jesus.
  • RC Saints ? Feast day of the Assumption of Mary, the mother of Jesus, Holy Day of Obligation. Public Holiday in: Austria, Belgium, Cameroon, Chile, C(te d'Ivoire, Croatia, Cyprus, East Timor, France, Greece, India, Italy, Lebanon, Lithuania, Malta, Mauritius, Poland, Portugal, Seychelles, Slovenia and Spain.
  • Acadie ? National Day
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • President Reagan decides to support a replacement for Challenger
  • US President Ronald Reagan decides to support a replacement for the space shuttle Challenger.

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Books

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

The Underground Empire

By: James Mills

The true story of the underground empire of crime detailing a world of men and women who engage massivley in every crime conceivable including murder, kidnapping, subversion, but chiefly in narcotics

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Last Of The Breed

By: Louis L'Amour

“For sheer adventure L’Amour is in top form.”—Kirkus Reviews Here is the kind of authentically detailed epic novel that has become Louis L’Amour’s hallmark.

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The Man Who Mistook His Wife For A Hat

By: Oliver Sacks

THE MAN WHO MISTOOK HIS WIFE FOR A HAT brings together twenty-four of Oliver Sacks’ most fascinating and beloved case studies.

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A Cast Of Killers

By: Sidney D. Kirkpatrick

On February 1, 1922, the distinguished silent-film director William Desmond Taylor was shot to death in his Los Angeles bungalow by an unknown assailant.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

180

180

Platform: ZX Spectrum Commodore 64 Amstrad CPC Atari 8-bit MSX

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Mastertronic Added Dimension

Lords of Conquest

Lords of Conquest

Platform: Commodore 64, Apple II, DOS

Genre: Strategy

Publisher: Don Daglow

Cauldron II: The Pumpkin Strikes Back

Cauldron II: The Pumpkin Strikes Back

Platform: Amstrad CPC, C64, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Action-adventure game, platform game

Publisher: Palace Software

The Black Cauldron

Platform: MS-DOS, Amiga, Apple II, Apple IIGS, Atari ST

Genre: adventure game

Publisher: Walt Disney Personal Computer Software

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Hottāman no Chitei Tanken

Hottāman no Chitei Tanken

Platform: Family Computer

Genre: Action

Publisher: Use

Home videos

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

Down and Out in Beverly Hills

Studio: Touchstone Home Video

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Single Bars, Single Women

Studio: Prism Entertainment

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The Money Pit

Studio: MCA Home Video

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The Jewel of the Nile

Studio: CBS/Fox Video

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Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom

Studio: Paramount Home Video

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