Wednesday September 17, 1986

US date format: 9/17/1986, UK date format: 17/9/1986

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Virgo (see birth chart on September 17, 1986). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative), Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church. Famous people born on this day include Priya Anand and De La Ghetto . 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 Act Of Will by Barbara Taylor Bradford was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Grand Prix der Volksmusik. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Doraemon or Attack of the Killer Tomatoes.
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Historical Events

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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)
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Events

  • Bomb attack in Paris, 6 killed
  • Mets clinch NL East Championship
  • US Senate confirms William Rehnquist as 16th chief justice.

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Movies

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Tough Guys

Tough Guys

Directed by: Jeff Kanew

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

Armed Response

Armed Response

Directed by: Fred Olen Ray

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

The Name of the Rose

The Name of the Rose

Directed by: Jean-Jacques Annaud

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

Country: United States of America

Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer

Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer

Directed by: John McNaughton

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

Country: United States of America

The Boy Who Could Fly

The Boy Who Could Fly

Directed by: Nick Castle

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

TV Series

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Grand Prix der Volksmusik

Grand Prix der Volksmusik

Putovanje u Vucjak

Putovanje u Vucjak

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

Executive Stress

Executive Stress

Five Times Dizzy

Five Times Dizzy

The Judge

The Judge

Days to next September 17

If September 17, 1986 is your birthday you're 34 years, 9 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 11 months, 22 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Act Of Will by Barbara Taylor Bradford

Act Of Will

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Bridging three generations, this sweeping saga from renowned bestselling author Barbara Taylor Bradford tells the story of three extraordinary women, and the acts of will that shape their lives. Orphaned

Regrets Only by Sally Quinn

Regrets Only

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"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

I'Ll Take Manhattan by Judith Krantz

I'Ll Take Manhattan

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Here is Judith Krantz's greatest triumph--I'll Take Manhattan. In the high-stakes world of magazine publishing, she weaves a dazzling tale of love and betrayal, and creates her most joyous character--sensational Maxi, an uninhibited woman who unexpectedly discovers that her talent …

The Bourne Supremacy by Robert Ludlum

The Bourne Supremacy

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#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.

A Matter Of Honor by Jeffrey Archer

A Matter Of Honor

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It seems innocent enough. A disgraced British colonel bequeaths a mysterious letter to his only son. But the moment Adam Scott opens the yellowing envelope, he sets into motion

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Doraemon

Doraemon

Platform: Family Computer

Genre: Action-adventure Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Hudson Soft

Attack of the Killer Tomatoes

Attack of the Killer Tomatoes

Platform: Sinclair Spectrum, Amstrad CPC and MSX

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Global Software

Marksman Shooting & Trap Shooting Marksman Shooting / Trap Shooting / Safari Hunt

Marksman Shooting & Trap Shooting Marksman Shooting / Trap Shooting / Safari Hunt

Platform: Sega Master System

Genre: Shooter Action

Publisher: Sega

Dead Zone (video game)

Dead Zone (video game)

Platform: Famicom Disk System

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: SunSoft

Falklands '82

Falklands '82

Platform: ZX Spectrum, Commodore 64

Genre: Turn-based strategy

Publisher: Personal Software Services


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