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Saturday January 18, 1986

US date format: 1/18/1986, UK date format: 18/1/1986

It was Saturday, under the sign of Capricorn (see birth chart 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 Contact by Carl Sagan was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Running Scared. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Articfox or The Bard's Tale II: The Destiny Knight.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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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 of America

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Pretty in Pink

Directed by: Howard Deutch

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

Country: United States of America

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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 January 18, 1986 - Geocentric view

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Books

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

Contact

By: Carl Sagan

In December, 1999, a multinational team journeys out to the stars, to the most awesome encounter in human history. Who -- or what -- is out there? In Cosmos, Carl Sagan explained the universe.

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Texas

By: James A. Michener

Spanning four and a half centuries, James A. Michener’s monumental saga chronicles the epic history of Texas, from its Spanish roots in the age of the conquistadors to its current reputation as one of America’s most affluent, diverse, and provocative …

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Common Ground

By: J. Anthony Lukas

Winner of 3 different awards, this is a story of the busing crisis in Boston.

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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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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Kid Icarus

Kid Icarus

Platform: Family Computer Disk System, Nintendo Entertainment System, Game Boy Advance, Wii (Virtual Console), Nintendo 3DS, Wii U (Virtual Console)

Genre: Action, platforming

Publisher: Nintendo

Articfox

Articfox

Platform: Amiga, Atari ST, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum, DOS, Apple IIe

Genre: Action, vehicle simulation, first-person shooter

Publisher: Electronic Arts

Army Moves

Platform: Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Commodore 64, MS-DOS, MSX, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Scrolling shooter

Publisher: Imagine Software

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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?

Back to the Future

Studio: MCA Home Video

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Bloody Birthday

Studio: Prism Entertainment

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Atocha: Quest for Treasure

Studio: National Geographic Video (page does not exist)

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The Return of the Living Dead

Studio: Thorn EMI

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A Nightmare on Elm Street 2: Freddy's Revenge

Studio: Media Home Entertainment

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