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Friday July 18, 1986

It was Friday, under the sign of Cancer (see planets position on July 18, 1986). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Kayla Tausche and Samson Smith. In that special week of July people in US were listening to Invisible Touch by Genesis. In UK Papa Don't Preach by Madonna was in the top 5 hits. Flight of the Navigator, directed by Randal Kleiser, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986 while Barrier Island by John D. MacDonald was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Grand Prix der Volksmusik. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Arkanoid or Lucasfilm's Habitat, Qlink's Club Caribe, Fujitsu Habitat, WorldsAway, and others..
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 July 1986

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Movies

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

Flight of the Navigator

Directed by: Randal Kleiser

Starring: Joey Cramer, Paul Reubens, Cliff De Young, Veronica Cartwright

Country: United States

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Heartburn

Directed by: Mike Nichols

Starring: Meryl Streep, Jack Nicholson, Jeff Daniels, Maureen Stapleton

Country: United States

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Maximum Overdrive

Directed by: Stephen King

Starring: Emilio Estevez, Pat Hingle, Laura Harrington, Yeardley Smith

Country: United States

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The Patriot

Directed by: Frank Harris

Starring: Gregg Henry, Simone Griffeth, Michael J. Pollard, Jeff Conaway

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Aliens

Directed by: James Cameron

Starring: Sigourney Weaver, Michael Biehn, Carrie Henn, Paul Reiser

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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A Very Peculiar Practice

Starring: Peter Davison, Graham Crowden, Barbara Flynn, David Troughton

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Equinox

Starring: Piers Gibbon

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

The Mind of David Berglas

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 18 July 1986 ?

Holidays:
  • Uruguay - Constitution Day
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • 115th British Golf Open: Greg Norman shoots a 280 at Turnberry Scotld
  • Royals announce manager Dick Howser, 50, has a brain tumor
  • A tornado is broadcast live on KARE television in Minnesota when the station's helicopter pilot makes a chance encounter.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on July 18, 1986 - Geocentric view

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Books

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

Barrier Island

By: John D. MacDonald

Tucker Loomis is a hard and dangerous man with a ruthlessness all West Bay fears and respects, and an improbable amount of money.

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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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A Perfect Spy

By: John le Carré

Over the course of his seemingly irreproachable life, Magnus Pym has been all things to all people: a devoted family man, a trusted colleague, a loyal friend—and the perfect spy.

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The Bourne Supremacy

By: Robert Ludlum

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER Reenter the shadowy world of Jason Bourne, an expert assassin still plagued by the splintered nightmares of his former life.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Metroid

Metroid

Platform: Family Computer Disk System, Nintendo Entertainment System, Game Boy Advance

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Nintendo

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

Arkanoid

Platform: Arcade, Nintendo Entertainment System, Various

Genre: Breakout

Publisher: Taito Corporation Romstar

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Elidon

Elidon

Platform: Amstrad CPC Commodore 64 MSX

Genre: Action game

Publisher: Orpheus Aackosoft (Denmark)

Hyper Dyne Side Arms

Hyper Dyne Side Arms

Platform: Arcade, PC Engine, PC Engine CD ROM, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Amiga, Commodore 64, DOS, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Capcom/Romstar (US)

Home videos

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

Primal Impulse

Studio: Force Video

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The Jolson Story

Studio: RCA/Columbia Pictures Home Video

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Funny Lady

Studio: RCA/Columbia Pictures Home Video

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Back to the Future

Studio: MCA Home Video

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Night of the Living Dead

Studio: Hal Roach Studios

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