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Friday October 17, 1986

It was Friday, under the sign of Libra (see planets position on October 17, 1986). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include TJ Schiller and Mohombi . In that special week of October people in US were listening to When I Think Of You by Janet Jackson. In UK True Blue by Madonna was in the top 5 hits. Stand by Me, directed by Rob Reiner, 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 Super Sloppy Double Dare. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Labyrinth: The Computer Game or The Black Cauldron.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

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What the sky looked like on 17 October 1986

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Movies

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

Stand by Me

Directed by: Rob Reiner

Starring: Wil Wheaton, River Phoenix, Corey Feldman, Jerry O'Connell

Country: United States

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The Wraith

Directed by: Mike Marvin

Starring: Charlie Sheen, Nick Cassavetes, Sherilyn Fenn, Randy Quaid

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The Fringe Dwellers

Directed by: Bruce Beresford

Starring: Kristina Nehm, Justine Saunders, Bob Maza, Kylie Belling

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From Beyond

Directed by: Stuart Gordon

Starring: Jeffrey Combs, Barbara Crampton, Ted Sorel, Ken Foree

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Trick or Treat

Directed by: Charles Martin Smith

Starring: Marc Price, Tony Fields, Lisa Orgolini, Doug Savant

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TV Series

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

Super Sloppy Double Dare

Open Air

Codco

The Two of Us

One O'Clock News

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 17 October 1986 ?

Holidays:
  • R.C. Saints - Saint Ignatius of Antioch; translation of Saint Audrey (�thelthryth); Saint Richard Gwyn
  • United States - Black Poetry Day
  • UN International Day for the Eradication of Poverty
  • French Republican Calendar - Aubergine (Eggplant) Day, twenty-sixth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
  • Haiti - Jean-Jacques Dessalines (1806), State holiday
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Facts:
  • Yitzak Rabin forms Israeli government
  • US Senate approves immigration bill prohibiting hiring of illegal aliens and offering amnesty to illegals who entered prior to 1982.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on October 17, 1986 - Geocentric view

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Magazine Covers

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Life magazine Beano comics

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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 Golden Cup

By: Belva Plain

In this magnificent return to the world of Evergreen, Henrietta Roth, an extraordinary woman, fights to control her destiny; and three turbulent generations come vividly to life against a background of

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Regrets Only

By: Sally Quinn

"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

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James Herriot'S Dog Stories

By: James Herriot

In this very special, heart-warming collection of favorite stories about dogs great and small, James Herriot tells us about his own dogs and all the wonderful people and animals we have

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

iD

iD

Platform: ZX Spectrum

Genre: Puzzle

Publisher: CRL

Labyrinth: The Computer Game

Platform: Apple IIe and IIc Commodore 64/128 MSX2

Genre: Graphic adventure

Publisher: Activision

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King Kong 2: Ikari no Megaton Punch

King Kong 2: Ikari no Megaton Punch

Platform: Family Computer

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Konami

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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Hyper Dyne Side Arms

Hyper Dyne Side Arms

Platform: Arcade, PC Engine, PC Engine CD ROM, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Amiga, Commodore 64, DOS, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Capcom/Romstar (US)

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 Absent-Minded Professor

Studio: Colorized version.

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My Science Project

Studio: Touchstone Pictures

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Care Bears Movie II: A New Generation

Studio: RCA/Columbia Pictures Home Video

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