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Wednesday 17 September 1986

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Virgo (see planets position on September 17, 1986). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Priya Anand and Ian Harding. In that special week of September people in US were listening to Stuck With You by Huey Lewis & The News. In UK Don't Leave Me This Way by The Communards was in the top 5 hits. Tough Guys, directed by Jeff Kanew, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986 while The Man Who Mistook His Wife For A Hat by Oliver Sacks was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Grand Prix der Volksmusik. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Castlequest Castle ExcellentJP or Kane.
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What the sky looked like on 17 September 1986

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Movies

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

Tough Guys

Directed by: Jeff Kanew

Starring: Burt Lancaster, Kirk Douglas, Charles Durning, Alexis Smith

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Armed Response

Directed by: Fred Olen Ray

Starring: David Carradine, Lee Van Cleef, Mako, Lois Hamilton

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The Name of the Rose

Directed by: Jean-Jacques Annaud

Starring: Sean Connery, Christian Slater, Helmut Qualtinger, Elya Baskin

Country: United States

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Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer

Directed by: John McNaughton

Starring: Michael Rooker, Tracy Arnold, Tom Towles, Mary Demas

Country: United States

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The Boy Who Could Fly

Directed by: Nick Castle

Starring: Lucy Deakins, Jay Underwood, Bonnie Bedelia, Fred Savage

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TV Series

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

Grand Prix der Volksmusik

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La corrida

Directed by: Not specifed

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Putovanje u Vucjak

Starring: Rade Serbedzija, Mustafa Nadarevic, Milena Dravic, Mira Furlan

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 17 September 1986 ?

Holidays:
  • RC Saints - Feasts of Saint Lambert (martyr), Hildegard of Bingen
  • United States - Constitution Day (observed on the previous Friday if it falls in a weekend), Citizenship Day, Von Steuben Day
  • Netherlands - Operation Market Garden is still remembered with parachuting and dedications on this day.
  • Also see September 17 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • The fourth day of the Eleusinian Mysteries in ancient Greek mythology, when the initiates sacrificed a pig.
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Bomb attack in Paris, 6 killed
  • Mets clinch NL East Championship
  • US Senate confirms William Rehnquist as 16th chief justice.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on September 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 ?

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 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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Last Of The Breed

By: Louis L'Amour

“For sheer adventure L’Amour is in top form.”—Kirkus Reviews Here is the kind of authentically detailed epic novel that has become Louis L’Amour’s hallmark.

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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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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Alex Kidd: The Lost Stars

Platform: Arcade, Master System

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Sega

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Hover Force

Hover Force

Platform: Intellivision

Genre: Flight simulation

Publisher: INTV Corporation

Castlequest Castle ExcellentJP

Castlequest Castle ExcellentJP

Platform: MSX, NES/Famicom

Genre: Adventure/Puzzle

Publisher: ASCII Corporation, Nexoft Corporation

Kane

Kane

Platform: Acorn Electron Amstrad CPC BBC Micro Commodore 16/Plus/4 Commodore 64 ZX Spectrum

Genre: Action

Publisher: Mastertronic

The Bard's Tale II: The Destiny Knight

Platform: Amiga, Apple II, Apple IIGS, Commodore 64, DOS, NEC PC-9801

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: Electronic Arts

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Home videos

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

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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The Return of the Living Dead

Studio: Thorn EMI

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Jiminy Cricket's Christmas

Studio: Walt Disney Home Video

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The Incredible Human Machine

Studio: National Geographic Video (page does not exist)

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