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Monday 18 August 1986

It was Monday, under the sign of Leo (see planets position on August 18, 1986). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Lara-Isabelle Rentinck and Stéphanie (Star Academy). In that special week of August people in US were listening to Papa Don't Preach by Madonna. In UK The Lady In Red by Chris De Burgh was in the top 5 hits. Blue Velvet, directed by David Lynch, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986 while The Underground Empire by James Mills was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Grand Prix der Volksmusik. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Alien Highway or The Boggit.
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 18 August 1986

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Movies

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

Blue Velvet

Directed by: David Lynch

Starring: Isabella Rossellini, Kyle MacLachlan, Dennis Hopper, Laura Dern

Country: United States

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River's Edge

Directed by: Tim Hunter

Starring: Crispin Glover, Keanu Reeves, Ione Skye, Daniel Roebuck

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Extremities

Directed by: Robert M. Young

Starring: Farrah Fawcett, James Russo, Alfre Woodard, Diana Scarwid

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The Whoopee Boys

Directed by: John Byrum

Starring: Michael O'Keefe, Paul Rodriguez, Denholm Elliott, Carole Shelley

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Manhunter

Directed by: Michael Mann

Starring: William Petersen, Kim Greist, Joan Allen, Brian Cox

Country: United States

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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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Yi tian tu long ji

Call Me Mister

WWF Superstars

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 18 August 1986 ?

Holidays:
  • RC saints - Saint Helena of Constantinople,Saint Alberto Hurtado
  • Buhe in the Ethiopian Orthodox Church
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Howard Stern Radio Show premieres in Philadelphia PA on WYSP 94.1 FM
  • Jim Kelly signs with NFL Buffalo Bills ($75 million for 5 years)
  • WYSP-FM Philadelphia begins simulcasting Howard Stern Show

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on August 18, 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 ?

The Underground Empire

By: James Mills

The true story of the underground empire of crime detailing a world of men and women who engage massivley in every crime conceivable including murder, kidnapping, subversion, but chiefly in narcotics

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Act Of Will

By: Barbara Taylor Bradford

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

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An Alien Affair

By: L. Ron Hubbard

What on Earth are the Voltarians up to now? Fast cars and fast women. Voltarian Royal Officer Jettero Heller is putting the pedal to the metal in a race against time-the

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The Eighth Commandment

By: Lawrence Sanders

When a rare coin vanishes, an appraiser tries to clear her name—and exposes one family’s lethal secretsAppraising rare coins for Grandby & Sons, a venerable Madison Avenue auction house, is a

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

The Goonies

The Goonies

Platform: Arcade, Family Computer, Disk System, PC-8801, X1

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: Konami

The Boggit

The Boggit

Platform: Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Text Adventure

Publisher: CRL Group

Lucasfilm's Habitat, Qlink's Club Caribe, Fujitsu Habitat, WorldsAway, and others.

Lucasfilm's Habitat, Qlink's Club Caribe, Fujitsu Habitat, WorldsAway, and others.

Platform: Commodore 64, FM Towns, Microsoft Windows

Genre: Massively multiplayer online role-playing game

Publisher: Quantum Link, Fujitsu

Alien Highway

Alien Highway

Platform: Sinclair Spectrum, Amstrad CPC

Genre: Arcade adventure

Publisher: Vortex Software

Hottāman no Chitei Tanken

Hottāman no Chitei Tanken

Platform: Family Computer

Genre: Action

Publisher: Use

Home videos

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

The Absent-Minded Professor

Studio: Colorized version.

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The Jewel of the Nile

Studio: CBS/Fox Video

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The Return of the Living Dead

Studio: Thorn EMI

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The Sex O'Clock News

Studio: Prism Entertainment

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Down and Out in Beverly Hills

Studio: Touchstone Home Video

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