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Friday 18 April 1986

It was Friday, under the sign of Aries (see planets position on April 18, 1986). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Eleanor James and Billy Butler (baseball). In that special week of April people in US were listening to Kiss by Prince. In UK A Different Corner by George Michael was in the top 5 hits. Blue City, directed by Michelle Manning, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986 while House by Tracy Kidder was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Rambo. If you liked videogames you were probably playing The Colour of Magic or Gall Force.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 18 April 1986

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Movies

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

Blue City

Directed by: Michelle Manning

Starring: Judd Nelson, Ally Sheedy, David Caruso, Paul Winfield

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Last Resort

Directed by: Zane Buzby

Starring: Charles Grodin, Robin Pearson Rose, John Ashton, Ellen Blake

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Dream Lovers

Directed by: Tony Au

Starring: Yun-Fat Chow, Brigitte Lin, Cher Yeung, Man-Lei Wong

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Crocodile Dundee

Directed by: Peter Faiman

Starring: Paul Hogan, Linda Kozlowski, John Meillon, David Gulpilil

Country: United States

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Sweet Liberty

Directed by: Alan Alda

Starring: Alan Alda, Michael Caine, Michelle Pfeiffer, Bob Hoskins

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TV Series

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

Rambo

Directed by: lionsgate

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Magnus

Directed by: Benjamin Ree

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Crossroads

Directed by: Walter Hill

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Treffpunkt Flughafen

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King of the Ghetto

Starring: Tim Roth, Zia Mohyeddin, Gwyneth Strong, Ian Dury

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 18 April 1986 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Galdino (d. 1176)
  • Saint Perfecto (d. 850)
  • Saint Agia (Aya) (d. 707)
  • Saint Timon
  • Saint Ursmarus (d. 713)
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Titan rocket explodes seconds after liftoff from Vandenberg Air Force Base.
  • Robert M Gates becomes deputy director of US Central Intelligence Agency.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on April 18, 1986 - Geocentric view

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Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

House

By: Tracy Kidder

Tracy Kidder takes readers to the heart of the American Dream: the building of a family's first house with all its day-to-day frustrations, crises, tensions, challenges, and triumphs.

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Private Affairs

By: Judith Michael

After sixteen years of marriage and family, Matt and Elizabeth Lovell risked everything to build an empire of their own. Soon they were an American success, caught up in the breathless

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A Light In The Attic

By: Shel Silverstein

Last night, while I lay thinking here,Some Whatifs crawled inside my earAnd pranced and partied all night longAnd sang their same old Whatif song:Whatif I flunk that test?Whatif

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Seasons Of The Heart

By: Cynthia Freeman

Some spine creasing and wear. Front and back cover pages have corner creasing and all edges have smugging . Front inside page have initials, no other marks and intact.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

King's Quest III: To Heir Is Human

Platform: MS-DOS, Apple II, Apple IIGS, Amiga, Atari ST, Mac, Tandy Color Computer 3

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Sierra On-Line

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Howard the Duck

Howard the Duck

Platform: Apple II Commodore 64 MSX Amstrad CPC ZX Spectrum

Genre: Action

Publisher: Activision

The Colour of Magic

The Colour of Magic

Platform: ZX Spectrum Amstrad CPC Commodore 64

Genre: Text adventure

Publisher: Piranha Games

Arkanoid

Platform: Arcade, Nintendo Entertainment System, Various

Genre: Breakout

Publisher: Taito Corporation Romstar

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Gall Force

Gall Force

Genre: Adventure, science fiction

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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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 Jewel of the Nile

Studio: CBS/Fox Video

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Care Bears Movie II: A New Generation

Studio: RCA/Columbia Pictures Home Video

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