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Thursday May 15, 1986

It was Thursday, under the sign of Taurus (see planets position on May 15, 1986). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Anaïs Delva and Clay Matthews III. 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 The Book Of Abraham by Marek Halter was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching A Very Peculiar Practice. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Bugsy or Metroid.
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What the sky looked like on 15 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 15 May 1986 ?

Holidays:
  • Paraguay - Independence Day. Celebrations for the anniversary of the independence begin on Flag Day, 14 May.
  • Nakba Day in Palestinian communities.
  • Roman Empire - Mercuralia in honor of Mercury held.
  • International day of climate changes.
  • International conscientious objectors' day.
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Theodore H White: American journalist (Making of President, Pulitzer), dies at age 71 (born 1958).
  • Theodore White: American historian journalist and author (d. 1986).
Facts:
  • Argentine ex-President Galtieri sentenced to 12 years.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on May 15, 1986 - Geocentric view

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Magazine Covers

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Life magazine Beano comics

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Books

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

The Book Of Abraham

By: Marek Halter

General; Historical fiction; History; Jews;

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Joanna'S Husband And David'S Wife

By: Elizabeth Forsythe Hailey

A woman who decides to tell the truth about herself and her marriage may be making the biggest mistake of her life. Joanna Scott kept a daily journal. It began when she first met David and fell crazily in love ...

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The Triumph Of Politics

By: David A. Stockman

As Director of the Office of Management and Budget in the early 1980s, David Stockman was a chief architect of the Reagan Revolution—a bold plan to cut taxes and reduce the

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Blessings In Disguise

By: Alec Guinness

The memoirs of the actor Sir Alec Guinness. The book includes pen portraits of such characters as Ralph Richardson, Sybil Thorndike and John Gielgud, as well as accounts of Guinness's film

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Alex Kidd: The Lost Stars

Platform: Arcade, Master System

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Sega

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Metroid

Metroid

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

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Nintendo

Bombo

Bombo

Platform: Commodore 64

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Rino

Castlevania

Castlevania

Platform: Family Computer Disk System, NES/Famicom, PlayChoice-10, Nintendo VS. System, Commodore 64, Amiga, DOS, Microsoft Windows, Game Boy Advance, AT&T Wireless mMode Network

Genre: Action, Platformer

Publisher: Konami

Bugsy

Bugsy

Platform: Commodore 64 Amstrad CPC Sinclair ZX Spectrum

Genre: Adventure, text

Publisher: CRL Group

Home videos

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

Bloody Birthday

Studio: Prism Entertainment

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The Jolson Story

Studio: RCA/Columbia Pictures Home Video

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Funny Lady

Studio: RCA/Columbia Pictures Home Video

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Dreamaniac

Studio: Wizard Video

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Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom

Studio: Paramount Home Video

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