Wednesday July 16, 1986

US date format: 7/16/1986, UK date format: 16/7/1986

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Cancer (see birth chart on July 16, 1986). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Calum Gittins and Bernard Kipyego. In that special week of July people in US were listening to Invisible Touch by Genesis. In UK Papa Don't Preach by Madonna was in the top 5 hits. Flight of the Navigator, directed by Randal Kleiser, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986 while The Man Who Mistook His Wife For A Hat by Oliver Sacks was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Grand Prix der Volksmusik. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Adventure Island or Doraemon.
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Movies

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Flight of the Navigator

Directed by: Randal Kleiser

Starring: Joey Cramer, Paul Reubens, Cliff De Young, Veronica Cartwright

Country: United States of America

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Heartburn

Directed by: Mike Nichols

Starring: Meryl Streep, Jack Nicholson, Jeff Daniels, Maureen Stapleton

Country: United States of America

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Maximum Overdrive

Directed by: Stephen King

Starring: Emilio Estevez, Pat Hingle, Laura Harrington, Yeardley Smith

Country: United States of America

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The Patriot

Directed by: Frank Harris

Starring: Gregg Henry, Simone Griffeth, Michael J. Pollard, Jeff Conaway

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Aliens

Directed by: James Cameron

Starring: Sigourney Weaver, Michael Biehn, Carrie Henn, Paul Reiser

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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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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Equinox

Starring: Piers Gibbon

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Historical Events

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Holidays:
  • Botswana - President's Day (2nd day)
  • Catholic - Feast of Our Lady of Mount Carmel
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Planetary positions on July 16, 1986 - Geocentric view

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Books

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

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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Taming A Sea-Horse

By: Robert B. Parker

Spenser's interest in teenage prostitute April Kyle leads him to Robert Rambeaux, ersatz Juilliard student and April's pimp, and to Ginger Bucky, another of Rambeaux's hookers, who suddenly turns up dead.

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Necessary Losses

By: Judith Viorst

From grief and mourning to aging and relationships, poet and Redbook contributor Judith Viorst presents a thoughtful and researched study in this examination of love, loss, and letting go.Drawing

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The Eighth Commandment

By: Lawrence Sanders

When a rare coin vanishes, an appraiser tries to clear her name—and exposes one family’s lethal secretsAppraising rare coins for Grandby & Sons, a venerable Madison Avenue auction house, is a

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Cholo

Cholo

Platform: Amstrad CPC, BBC Micro, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum

Genre: First-person shooter, Vehicle simulation game

Publisher: Firebird

Doraemon

Doraemon

Platform: Family Computer

Genre: Action-adventure Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Hudson Soft

Adventure Island

Adventure Island

Platform: NES, MSX, Game Boy, Gamate, Game Boy Advance, GameCube, PlayStation 2, Virtual Console

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Hudson Soft

Bugsy

Bugsy

Platform: Commodore 64 Amstrad CPC Sinclair ZX Spectrum

Genre: Adventure, text

Publisher: CRL Group

The Great Escape

The Great Escape

Platform: Amstrad CPC by Trevor Inns, Commodore 64 by Trevor Inns, DOS, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Arcade adventure

Publisher: Ocean Software

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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The Absent-Minded Professor

Studio: Colorized version.

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The Money Pit

Studio: MCA Home Video

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The Return of the Living Dead

Studio: Thorn EMI

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Funny Lady

Studio: RCA/Columbia Pictures Home Video

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