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Friday August 15, 1986

It was Friday, under the sign of Leo (see planets position 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 Good Mother by Sue Miller was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Grand Prix der Volksmusik. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Miami Vice or Amnesia.
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What the sky looked like on 15 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 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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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on August 15, 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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In Search Of The Trojan War

By: Michael Wood

Tales of Troy and its heroes—Achilles and Hector, Paris and the legendary beauty Helen—have fired the human imagination for 3,000 years.

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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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A Light In The Attic

By: Shel Silverstein

Last night, while I lay thinking here,Some Whatifs crawled inside my earAnd pranced and partied all night longAnd sang their same old Whatif song:Whatif I flunk that test?Whatif

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Miami Vice

Miami Vice

Platform: Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Action

Publisher: Ocean Software

Hacker II: The Doomsday Papers

Hacker II: The Doomsday Papers

Platform: Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Apple II, Apple IIgs, Atari ST, Commodore 64, PC Booter, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Puzzle/Strategy

Publisher: Activision

Argus

Platform: Arcade Game, Nintendo Famicom

Genre: Shooter game

Publisher: NMK

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Amnesia

Amnesia

Platform: MS-DOS, Apple II and Commodore 64

Genre: Text adventure

Publisher: Electronic Arts

Deadly Towers

Platform: NES

Genre: Action role-playing

Publisher: JP Irem; NA Brøderbund

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Home videos

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

Top Cat

Studio: Worldvision Home Video

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Jiminy Cricket's Christmas

Studio: Walt Disney Home Video

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A Nightmare on Elm Street 2: Freddy's Revenge

Studio: Media Home Entertainment

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Care Bears Movie II: A New Generation

Studio: RCA/Columbia Pictures Home Video

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The Incredible Human Machine

Studio: National Geographic Video (page does not exist)

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