Tuesday September 16, 1986

US date format: 9/16/1986, UK date format: 16/9/1986

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Virgo (see birth chart on September 16, 1986). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative), Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church. Famous people born on this day include Roman Kolinka and Ian Harding. In that special week of September people in US were listening to Stuck With You by Huey Lewis & The News. In UK Don't Leave Me This Way by The Communards was in the top 5 hits. Tough Guys, directed by Jeff Kanew, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986 while Act Of Will by Barbara Taylor Bradford was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Grand Prix der Volksmusik. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Baltron or Into Oblivion (video game).
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Mexico - Independence Day (from Spain; proclaimed 1810, recognised 1821, instituted 1825; See Fiestas Patrias)
  • Also see September 16 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • RC Saints - Saint Cyprian, Pope Cornelius, Saint Ludmila
  • In ancient Greece, the third day of the Eleusinian Mysteries, when the initiates walked to the sea at Phaleron and purified themselves in the water.
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Events

  • Fire in Kinross gold mine, Transvaal South Africa, 177 killed

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Movies

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Tough Guys

Tough Guys

Directed by: Jeff Kanew

Starring: Burt Lancaster, Kirk Douglas, Charles Durning, Alexis Smith

Armed Response

Armed Response

Directed by: Fred Olen Ray

Starring: David Carradine, Lee Van Cleef, Mako, Lois Hamilton

The Name of the Rose

The Name of the Rose

Directed by: Jean-Jacques Annaud

Starring: Sean Connery, Christian Slater, Helmut Qualtinger, Elya Baskin

Country: United States of America

Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer

Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer

Directed by: John McNaughton

Starring: Michael Rooker, Tracy Arnold, Tom Towles, Mary Demas

Country: United States of America

The Boy Who Could Fly

The Boy Who Could Fly

Directed by: Nick Castle

Starring: Lucy Deakins, Jay Underwood, Bonnie Bedelia, Fred Savage

TV Series

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Grand Prix der Volksmusik

Grand Prix der Volksmusik

Putovanje u Vucjak

Putovanje u Vucjak

Starring: Rade Serbedzija, Mustafa Nadarevic, Milena Dravic, Mira Furlan

Executive Stress

Executive Stress

Five Times Dizzy

Five Times Dizzy

The Judge

The Judge

Magazine Covers

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Books

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Act Of Will by Barbara Taylor Bradford

Act Of Will

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Bridging three generations, this sweeping saga from renowned bestselling author Barbara Taylor Bradford tells the story of three extraordinary women, and the acts of will that shape their lives. Orphaned

Regrets Only by Sally Quinn

Regrets Only

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"A walloping good read."LIZ SMITHAlison Sterling, the beautiful, brilliant, and blonde reporter for a major Washington daily is having a secret love affair with the very adorable, very accomplished, very married

I'Ll Take Manhattan by Judith Krantz

I'Ll Take Manhattan

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Here is Judith Krantz's greatest triumph--I'll Take Manhattan. In the high-stakes world of magazine publishing, she weaves a dazzling tale of love and betrayal, and creates her most joyous character--sensational Maxi, an uninhibited woman who unexpectedly discovers that her talent …

The Bourne Supremacy by Robert Ludlum

The Bourne Supremacy

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#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER Reenter the shadowy world of Jason Bourne, an expert assassin still plagued by the splintered nightmares of his former life.

A Matter Of Honor by Jeffrey Archer

A Matter Of Honor

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It seems innocent enough. A disgraced British colonel bequeaths a mysterious letter to his only son. But the moment Adam Scott opens the yellowing envelope, he sets into motion

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Baltron

Baltron

Platform: Family Computer

Genre: Scrolling shooter action(with sci-fi and cyberpunk themes[2])

Publisher: Toei Animation

Great Ice Hockey

Great Ice Hockey

Platform: Sega Master System

Genre: Sports (Ice hockey)

Publisher: SEGA

Atlantis no Nazo

Atlantis no Nazo

Platform: Famicom PlayStation Virtual Console

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: Sunsoft

Into Oblivion (video game)

Into Oblivion (video game)

Platform: Amstrad CPC, ZX Spectrum, Commodore 64

Genre: platform game / maze game

Publisher: Mastertronic

Agent X

Agent X

Platform: Sinclair Spectrum

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Mastertronic


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