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Tuesday June 17, 1986

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Gemini (see planets position on June 17, 1986). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Marie Avgeropoulos and Apoula Edel. In that special week of June people in US were listening to On My Own by Patti LaBelle. In UK Spirit In The Sky by Doctor & The Medics was in the top 5 hits. Big Trouble in Little China, directed by John Carpenter, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986 while Fatherhood by Bill Cosby was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching La corrida. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Last Mission or Captured.
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What the sky looked like on 17 June 1986

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Big Trouble in Little China

Directed by: John Carpenter

Starring: Kurt Russell, Kim Cattrall, Dennis Dun, James Hong

Country: United States

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Labyrinth

Directed by: Jim Henson

Starring: David Bowie, Jennifer Connelly, Toby Froud, Shelley Thompson

Country: United States

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Running Scared

Directed by: Peter Hyams

Starring: Gregory Hines, Billy Crystal, Steven Bauer, Darlanne Fluegel

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American Anthem

Directed by: Albert Magnoli

Starring: Mitchell Gaylord, Tiny Wells, Janet Jones, Michael Pataki

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The Decline of the American Empire

Directed by: Denys Arcand

Starring: Dominique Michel, Dorothée Berryman, Louise Portal, Pierre Curzi

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

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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Rambo

Directed by: lionsgate

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What If It's Raining

Machine Robo: Cronos no dai Gyakushû

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 17 June 1986 ?

Holidays:
  • St. Albert Chmielowski.
  • National holiday of West Germany until 1990, see Workers' Uprising of 1953 in East Germany.
  • Iceland's national day, celebrating independence from Denmark in 1944.
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Kate Smith: American singer ("God Bless America"), dies in Raleigh, North Carolina at age 78 (born 1907).
Facts:
  • Chief Justice Warren Earl Burger resigns Antonin Scalia nominated
  • US Chief Justice Warren Earl Burger resigns; Antonin Scalia nominated.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on June 17, 1986 - Geocentric view

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Books

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

Fatherhood

By: Bill Cosby

From one of America's most beloved funnymen comes a hilarious look at the lighter side of fatherhood. So, what is fatherhood...?It's

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The Garden Of Eden

By: Ernest Hemingway

A sensational bestseller when it appeared in 1986, The Garden of Eden is the last uncompleted novel of Ernest Hemingway, which he worked on intermittently from 1946 until his death in

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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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The Bourne Supremacy

By: Robert Ludlum

#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.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Captured

Captured

Platform: Commodore 64

Genre: 2D action platformer

Publisher: American Action

Alex Kidd: The Lost Stars

Platform: Arcade, Master System

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Sega

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Last Mission

Last Mission

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Scrolling shooter

Publisher: Data East

Atlantis no Nazo

Atlantis no Nazo

Platform: Famicom PlayStation Virtual Console

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: Sunsoft

Lock-On

Lock-On

Platform: Arcade; IBM PC; Atari ST

Genre: First-person shooter Combat flight simulator

Publisher: Tatsumi (Japan) Data East (US)

Home videos

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

The Absent-Minded Professor

Studio: Colorized version.

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The Money Pit

Studio: MCA Home Video

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Atocha: Quest for Treasure

Studio: National Geographic Video (page does not exist)

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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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