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Thursday December 18, 1986

It was Thursday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see planets position on December 18, 1986). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Emma Bell and Fatima Siad. In that special week of December people in US were listening to Walk Like An Egyptian by Bangles. In UK The Final Countdown by Europe was in the top 5 hits. Wisdom, directed by Emilio Estevez, 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 The Little Vampire. If you liked videogames you were probably playing 180 or Mermaid Madness.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 18 December 1986

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Movies

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

Wisdom

Directed by: Emilio Estevez

Starring: Emilio Estevez, Demi Moore, Tom Skerritt, Veronica Cartwright

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Witchboard

Directed by: Kevin Tenney

Starring: Todd Allen, Tawny Kitaen, Stephen Nichols, Kathleen Wilhoite

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Star Slammer

Directed by: Fred Olen Ray

Starring: Sandy Brooke, Suzy Stokey, Ross Hagen, Marya Gant

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Brighton Beach Memoirs

Directed by: Gene Saks

Starring: Blythe Danner, Jonathan Silverman, Stacey Glick, Lisa Waltz

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The Morning After

Directed by: Sidney Lumet

Starring: Jane Fonda, Jeff Bridges, Raul Julia, Diane Salinger

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TV Series

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

The Little Vampire

Directed by: Uli Edel

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Alfons Zitterbacke

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Gung Ho

Directed by: Ray Enright

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Blood Red Roses

Directed by: Bill Lyons

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Monte Carlo

Directed by: 20th_Century_Fox

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 18 December 1986 ?

Holidays:
  • Roman festivals - Feast of Epona (during Saturnalia)
  • R.C. Saints - Gatianus of Tours
  • Also see December 18 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Niger - Republic Day (autonomous in 1958)
  • Greek Orthodox Church ? Feast of Sebastian the Martyr
Famous Birthdays:
See other famous people born on 18 December
Famous Deaths:
  • Mamo Clark: Actor (1 Million BC, Robinson Crusoe of Clipper Island).
Facts:
  • Mr Gates, serves as acting Director of CIA
  • Robert Gates serves as acting director of US Central Intelligence Agency.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on December 18, 1986 - Geocentric view

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in December 1986?

Life magazine Beano comics

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Books

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

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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The Christmas Day Kitten

By: James Herriot

The famous veterinarian/writer shares the true story of how an independent-minded stray cat gives a woman and her three Basset hounds a Christmas present.

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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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The Prince Of Tides

By: Pat Conroy

PAT CONROY has created a huge, brash thunderstorm of a novel, stinging with honesty and resounding with drama. Spanning forty years, this is the story of turbulent Tom Wingo, his gifted

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Might and Magic Book One: The Secret Of The Inner Sanctum

Might and Magic Book One: The Secret Of The Inner Sanctum

Platform: Apple II, MS-DOS, C64, Mac, FM-7, PC-88, PC-98, MSX, TG-CD, X1, X68000, NES

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: New World Computing Gakken (Japan) StarCraft (Japan) Sammy USA

Mermaid Madness

Mermaid Madness

Platform: Amstrad CPC Commodore 64 ZX Spectrum

Genre: Action-adventure game

Publisher: Electric Dreams Software

180

180

Platform: ZX Spectrum Commodore 64 Amstrad CPC Atari 8-bit MSX

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Mastertronic Added Dimension

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

Knightmare

Platform: MSX home computer

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Konami

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Home videos

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

Jiminy Cricket's Christmas

Studio: Walt Disney Home Video

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Atocha: Quest for Treasure

Studio: National Geographic Video (page does not exist)

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The Incredible Human Machine

Studio: National Geographic Video (page does not exist)

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Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom

Studio: Paramount Home Video

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Night of the Living Dead

Studio: Hal Roach Studios

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