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Monday November 17, 1986

It was Monday, under the sign of Scorpio (see planets position on November 17, 1986). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Nani and Alexis Vastine. In that special week of November people in US were listening to Human by The Human League. In UK Take My Breath Away (Love Theme From 'Top Gun') by Berlin was in the top 5 hits. Kin-dza-dza!, directed by Georgiy Daneliya, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986 while Wanderlust by Danielle Steel was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Gung Ho. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Fairlight II or Knightmare.
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What the sky looked like on 17 November 1986

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Movies

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

Kin-dza-dza!

Directed by: Georgiy Daneliya

Starring: Stanislav Lyubshin, Evgeniy Leonov, Yuriy Yakovlev, Levan Gabriadze

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Jock of the Bushveld

Directed by: Gray Hofmeyr

Starring: Jocelyn Broderick, Michael Brunner, Wilson Dunster, Umfubu

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Astérix chez les Bretons

Directed by: Pino Van Lamsweerde

Starring: Roger Carel, Pierre Tornade, Graham Bushnell, Pierre Mondy

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Heartbreak Ridge

Directed by: Clint Eastwood

Starring: Clint Eastwood, Marsha Mason, Everett McGill, Moses Gunn

Country: United States

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Mauvais Sang

Directed by: Leos Carax

Starring: Michel Piccoli, Juliette Binoche, Denis Lavant, Hans Meyer

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TV Series

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

Gung Ho

Directed by: Ray Enright

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Blood Red Roses

Directed by: Bill Lyons

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Monte Carlo

Directed by: 20th_Century_Fox

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Unnatural Causes

Directed by: Robert Malenfant

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 17 November 1986 ?

Holidays:
  • Slovakia - Struggle for Freedom and Democracy Day commemorating the beginning of the Velvet Revolution in 1989.
  • Life Day
  • International Students Day
  • R.C. Saints - Elisabeth of Hungary; Gregory of Tours; Hilda of Whitby; Hugh of Lincoln
  • Also see November 17 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
Famous Birthdays:
See other famous people born on 17 November
Famous Deaths:
  • Alan Hewitt: Actor (Det Brennan-My Favorite Martian), dies at 71.
  • Georges Besse: French industrialist, the President of the state-run Renault Auto Manufacturers.
Facts:
  • Oh Coward! opens at Helen Hayes Theater NYC for 56 performances

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Sport Games on 17 November 1986

NFL
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  • San Francisco 49ers - Washington Redskins : 6 - 14
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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on November 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 ?

Wanderlust

By: Danielle Steel

Wanderlust is the story of Audrey Driscoll. Orphaned young, Audrey has grown up caring for her eccentric millionaire grandfather and her demanding younger sister, Annabelle, who assume she will always be there for them.

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Foundation And Earth

By: Isaac Asimov

The fifth novel in Asimov's popular Foundation series opens with second thoughts. Councilman Golan Trevize is wondering if he was right to choose a collective mind as the best possible future

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Red Storm Rising

By: Tom Clancy

Tom Clancy, the #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Jack Ryan novels--including his latest blockbusters Command Authority and Threat Vector--delivers an electrifying tale of international conflict.Using

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A Taste For Death

By: P. D. James

When the quiet Little Vestry of St. Matthew's Church becomes the blood-soaked scene of a double murder, Scotland Yard Commander Adam Dalgliesh faces an intriguing conundrum: How did an upper-crust Minister come to lie, slit throat to slit throat, next ...

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Big Bucks Trivia

Big Bucks Trivia

Platform: Arcade Game

Genre: Trivia/game show

Publisher: Dynasoft

Fantasy Zone

Platform: Arcade, Famicom/NES, MSX, PC Engine/TurboGrafx 16, Sega Game Gear, Sega Mark III/Master System, Sega Saturn, X68000

Genre: Scrolling shooter, Cute 'em up

Publisher: JP/NA/PAL Sega; JP GRC; JP SunSoft; JP/NA NEC; BRA Tec Toy

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Future Knight

Future Knight

Platform: Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, MSX, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Gremlin Graphics

Knightmare

Platform: MSX home computer

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Konami

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Fairlight II

Fairlight II

Platform: Amstrad CPC, Amstrad PCW, Sinclair Spectrum

Genre: Arcade adventure

Publisher: The Edge Software

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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Primal Impulse

Studio: Force Video

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The Return of the Living Dead

Studio: Thorn EMI

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Down and Out in Beverly Hills

Studio: Touchstone Home Video

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Night of the Living Dead

Studio: Hal Roach Studios

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