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Friday October 17, 1986

US date format: 10/17/1986, UK date format: 17/10/1986

It was Friday, under the sign of Libra (see birth chart 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 Through A Glass Darkly by Karleen Koen was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Super Sloppy Double Dare. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Mission 660 or Hypaball.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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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 of America

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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 October 17, 1986 - Geocentric view

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Books

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Through A Glass Darkly

By: Karleen Koen

"Lives up to every expectation. It's magnificent!" - Cleveland Plain Dealer Sourcebooks Landmark proudly reintroduces this classic historical novel. Karleen Koen's sweeping saga contains unforgettable characters consumed with passion: the extraordinarily

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Star Woman

By: Lynn V. Andrews

Join Lynn Andrews on her personal vision quest as she searches for an ancient knowledge to bridge the gap between the primal mind and white consciousness, guided by a white stallion

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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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My Daddy Was A Pistol And I'M A Son Of A Gun

By: Lewis Grizzard

MY DADDY WAS A PISTOL AND I'M A SON OF A GUN [ 1st ] [hardcover] GRIZZARD Lewis [Jan 01, 1996]

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Commando Libya

Commando Libya

Platform: Commodore 64

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Mission 660

Mission 660

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Vertical shooter

Publisher: Taito

Hypaball

Hypaball

Platform: Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Odin Computer Graphics

Athena

Athena

Platform: Arcade, NES, Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum, PlayStation Network

Genre: Platformer

Publisher: SNK

Gunship

Platform: Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Commodore 64, FM Towns, MS-DOS, MSX, PC-98, Sharp X68000, ZX Spectrum, Sega Mega Drive

Genre: Combat flight simulator

Publisher: MicroProse

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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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Dreamaniac

Studio: Wizard Video

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The Incredible Human Machine

Studio: National Geographic Video (page does not exist)

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Night of the Living Dead

Studio: Hal Roach Studios

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