Tuesday August 19, 1986

US date format: 8/19/1986, UK date format: 19/8/1986

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 19, 1986). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative), Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church. Famous people born on this day include Christina Perri and Saori Kimura. 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 Garden Of Eden by Ernest Hemingway was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Grand Prix der Volksmusik. If you liked videogames you were probably playing The Goonies or Black Belt.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Roman festivals - Vinalia Rustica celebrated in honor of Venus Libitina commemorating the founding of the oldest known temple to her, on the Esquiline Hill, in 293 BC on this date.
  • RC saints - Saint Sebald, Saint Louis of Toulouse, Jean-Eudes de MTzeray
  • Afghanistan - Afghan Independence Day see above: 1919
  • National Day of the Filipino Language, Philippines - Holiday for Quezon City, Quezon Province and other municipalities named after Manuel Quezon
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Events

  • Car bomb kills 20 in Tehran Iran
  • Two weeks after it was stolen, the Picasso painting ''Weeping Woman'' is found in a locker at the Spencer Street Station in Melbourne, Australia.

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Movies

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Blue Velvet

Blue Velvet

Directed by: David Lynch

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

Country: United States of America

River's Edge

River's Edge

Directed by: Tim Hunter

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

Extremities

Extremities

Directed by: Robert M. Young

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

The Whoopee Boys

The Whoopee Boys

Directed by: John Byrum

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

The Fly

The Fly

Directed by: David Cronenberg

Starring: Jeff Goldblum, Geena Davis, John Getz, Joy Boushel

Country: United States of America

TV Series

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Grand Prix der Volksmusik

Grand Prix der Volksmusik

Yi tian tu long ji

Yi tian tu long ji

Call Me Mister

Call Me Mister

WWF Superstars

WWF Superstars

Roland Rat: The Series

Roland Rat: The Series

Days to next August 19

If August 19, 1986 is your birthday you're 34 years, 1 month, 5 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 10 months, 26 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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The Garden Of Eden by Ernest Hemingway

The Garden Of Eden

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A sensational bestseller when it appeared in 1986, The Garden of Eden is the last uncompleted novel of Ernest Hemingway, which he worked on intermittently from 1946 until his death in

The Mammoth Hunters by Jean M. Auel

The Mammoth Hunters

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Once again Jean M. Auel opens the door of a time long past to reveal an age of wonder and danger at the dawn of the modern human race.

The Man Who Mistook His Wife For A Hat by Oliver Sacks

The Man Who Mistook His Wife For A Hat

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THE MAN WHO MISTOOK HIS WIFE FOR A HAT brings together twenty-four of Oliver Sacks’ most fascinating and beloved case studies.

The Good Mother by Sue Miller

The Good Mother

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Recently divorced, Anna Dunlap has two passionate attachments: her daughter, four-year-old Molly, and her lover, Leo, the man who makes her feel beautiful -- and sexual -- for the first time.

Fatherhood by Bill Cosby

Fatherhood

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From one of America's most beloved funnymen comes a hilarious look at the lighter side of fatherhood. So, what is fatherhood...?It's

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Commando Libya

Commando Libya

Platform: Commodore 64

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Genpei Tōma Den

Genpei Tōma Den

Platform: Arcade, Family Computer, PC Engine, Wii (Virtual Console), Sharp X68000

Genre: Beat 'em up

Publisher: JP Namco; JP Micomsoft

The Goonies

The Goonies

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

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: Konami

The Legend of Zelda

The Legend of Zelda

Platform: Famicom Disk System; Nintendo Entertainment System; Game Boy Advance

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Nintendo

Black Belt

Black Belt

Platform: Sega Master System

Genre: Beat 'em up

Publisher: Sega


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