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Monday 17 March 1986, St. Patrick's Day

It was Monday, under the sign of Pisces (see planets position on March 17, 1986). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Miles Kane and Edin Dzeko. In that special week of March people in US were listening to These Dreams by Heart. In UK Chain Reaction by Diana Ross was in the top 5 hits. Miracles, directed by Jim Kouf, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986 while Bus 9 To Paradise by Leo Buscaglia was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Magnus. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Elidon or Layla.
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What the sky looked like on 17 March 1986

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Movies

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

Miracles

Directed by: Jim Kouf

Starring: Tom Conti, Teri Garr, Paul Rodriguez, Christopher Lloyd

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Born American

Directed by: Renny Harlin

Starring: Mike Norris, Steve Durham, David Coburn, Thalmus Rasulala

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Lucas

Directed by: David Seltzer

Starring: Corey Haim, Kerri Green, Charlie Sheen, Courtney Thorne-Smith

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The Money Pit

Directed by: Richard Benjamin

Starring: Tom Hanks, Shelley Long, Alexander Godunov, Maureen Stapleton

Country: United States

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The Zero Boys

Directed by: Nico Mastorakis

Starring: Daniel Hirsch, Kelli Maroney, Nicole Rio, Tom Shell

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TV Series

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

Magnus

Directed by: Benjamin Ree

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Crossroads

Directed by: Walter Hill

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Treffpunkt Flughafen

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Running Scared

Directed by: Not Specified

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The Dunera Boys

Directed by: Ben Lewin

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 17 March 1986 ?

Holidays:
  • Ancient Rome - the second day of the Bacchanalia in honor of Bacchus
  • Ancient Rome - the Liberalia in honor of Liber
  • St. Agricola
  • St. Joseph of Arimathea
  • Feast day of St Patrick: a public holiday in Ireland (National feast) and Montserrat, widely celebrated in North America and worldwide (see St. Patrick's Day)
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Hal Buckley: Actor (John Quincy-OK Crackerby), dies at 49.
Facts:
  • Haemers gang robs gold transport in Belgium of 35 million Belgian francs.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on March 17, 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 ?

Bus 9 To Paradise

By: Leo Buscaglia

Paradise on earth? Why not. Our existence is precisely what we make it and by embracing the many pleasures life has to offer, we can have unlimited joy.

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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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The Lebaron Secret

By: Stephen Birmingham

An aging California vintner is determined to protect her empire from a hostile family takeover and the dark secrets that could destroy everything she loves At age seventy-four, Assaria “Sari” LeBaron

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The Handmaid'S Tale

By: Margaret Atwood

In the world of the near future, who will control women's bodies?Offred is a Handmaid in the Republic of Gilead. She may leave the home of the Commander and his wife

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

10th Frame

10th Frame

Platform: Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Commodore 64, DOS, MSX, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Sports

Publisher: U.S. Gold

Layla

Layla

Platform: Family Computer

Genre: Action

Publisher: DB-SOFT

The Black Cauldron

Platform: MS-DOS, Amiga, Apple II, Apple IIGS, Atari ST

Genre: adventure game

Publisher: Walt Disney Personal Computer Software

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Bugsy

Bugsy

Platform: Commodore 64 Amstrad CPC Sinclair ZX Spectrum

Genre: Adventure, text

Publisher: CRL Group

Elidon

Elidon

Platform: Amstrad CPC Commodore 64 MSX

Genre: Action game

Publisher: Orpheus Aackosoft (Denmark)

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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Bloody Birthday

Studio: Prism Entertainment

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Yukon Passage

Studio: National Geographic Video (page does not exist)

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The Jewel of the Nile

Studio: CBS/Fox Video

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Jiminy Cricket's Christmas

Studio: Walt Disney Home Video

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