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Saturday 18 January 1986

It was Saturday, under the sign of Capricorn (see planets position on January 18, 1986). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Becca Tobin and Devin Kelley. In that special week of January people in US were listening to That's What Friends Are For by Dionne & Friends. In UK West End Girls by Pet Shop Boys was in the top 5 hits. Highlander, directed by Russell Mulcahy, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986 while Lucky by Jackie Collins was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Running Scared. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Airheart or Cyberun.
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What the sky looked like on 18 January 1986

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Movies

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

Highlander

Directed by: Russell Mulcahy

Starring: Christopher Lambert, Sean Connery, Clancy Brown, Roxanne Hart

Country: United States

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Pretty in Pink

Directed by: Howard Deutch

Starring: Molly Ringwald, Jon Cryer, Harry Dean Stanton, Annie Potts

Country: United States

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F/X

Directed by: Robert Mandel

Starring: Bryan Brown, Brian Dennehy, Diane Venora, Cliff De Young

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Down and Out in Beverly Hills

Directed by: Paul Mazursky

Starring: Nick Nolte, Bette Midler, Richard Dreyfuss, Little Richard

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Youngblood

Directed by: Peter Markle

Starring: Rob Lowe, Cynthia Gibb, Patrick Swayze, Ed Lauter

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TV Series

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

Running Scared

Directed by: Not Specified

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Arsenal

Directed by: Steven C. Miller

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Heart of the High Country

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Inside

Directed by: Jeff Mahler

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Blind Date

Directed by: Blake Edwards

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 18 January 1986 ?

Holidays:
  • Winnie The Pooh Day (In observance of the birthday of Alan Alexander Milne, 1882.)
  • Christian ecumenism - Week of Prayer for Christian Unity begins
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Facts:
  • 24th Space Shuttle (61-C) Mission - Columbia 7 - returns to Earth.
  • New York Lotto pays US$30.5 million to one winner (numbers are 19-20-27-34-41-46).

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on January 18, 1986 - Geocentric view

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Books

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

Lucky

By: Jackie Collins

Jackie Collins' sizzling #1 bestseller -- and her most sensational heroine! From Chances to Dangerous Kiss, bestselling superstar Jackie Collins has spun the incredible saga of the extraordinary Lucky Santangelo.

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World'S Fair

By: E. L. Doctorow

"Something close to magic." The Los Angeles TimesThe astonishing novel of a young boy's life in the New York City of the 1930s, a stunning recreation of the sights, sounds, aromas

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The Cat Who Walks Through Walls

By: Robert A. Heinlein

When a stranger attempting to deliver a cryptic message is shot dead at his table, Dr. Richard Ames is thrown headfirst into danger, intrigue, and other dimensions, where a plot to

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The Storyteller

By: Harold Robbins

Joe Crowne is a poor boy from Brooklyn with a burning ambition to write… to be a storyteller. Thanks to natural street smarts and ruthless ambition, Joe tears himself free from

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Cyberun

Cyberun

Platform: ZX Spectrum Amstrad CPC MSX

Genre: Arcade

Publisher: Ultimate Play The Game

Airheart

Airheart

Platform: Apple II

Genre: Action, strategy

Publisher: Brøderbund

Meltdown

Meltdown

Platform: Amstrad CPC

Genre: Arcade adventure; Maze

Publisher: Alligata Software

Darius

Darius

Platform: Arcade, Amiga, Atari ST, PC Engine (Super CD-ROM²), Wii (Virtual Console), ZX Spectrum

Genre: Scrolling shooter

Publisher: JP Taito; JP NEC (PCE/CD); EU The Edge (AMI/ST)

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?

Bloody Birthday

Studio: Prism Entertainment

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Primal Impulse

Studio: Force Video

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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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Dreamaniac

Studio: Wizard Video

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