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Tuesday August 19, 1986

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Leo (see planets position on August 19, 1986). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Christina Perri and Sotiris Balafas. 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 Necessary Losses by Judith Viorst was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Grand Prix der Volksmusik. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Attack of the Killer Tomatoes or Hollywood or Bust.
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What the sky looked like on 19 August 1986

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Movies

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

Blue Velvet

Directed by: David Lynch

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

Country: United States

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River's Edge

Directed by: Tim Hunter

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

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Extremities

Directed by: Robert M. Young

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

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The Whoopee Boys

Directed by: John Byrum

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

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Manhunter

Directed by: Michael Mann

Starring: William Petersen, Kim Greist, Joan Allen, Brian Cox

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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Yi tian tu long ji

Call Me Mister

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 19 August 1986 ?

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
  • National Aviation Day, USA
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • 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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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on August 19, 1986 - Geocentric view

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Magazine Covers

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Books

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

Necessary Losses

By: Judith Viorst

From grief and mourning to aging and relationships, poet and Redbook contributor Judith Viorst presents a thoughtful and researched study in this examination of love, loss, and letting go.Drawing

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Fatherhood

By: Bill Cosby

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

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Slaves Of New York

By: Tama Janowitz

Meet the denizens of New York City: artists, prostitutes, saints, and seers. All are aspiring toward either fame or oblivion, and hoping for love and acceptance.

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The Good Mother

By: Sue Miller

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.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Miami Vice

Miami Vice

Platform: Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Action

Publisher: Ocean Software

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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Attack of the Killer Tomatoes

Attack of the Killer Tomatoes

Platform: Sinclair Spectrum, Amstrad CPC and MSX

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Global Software

Hollywood or Bust

Hollywood or Bust

Platform: Commodore 64, Amstrad CPC

Genre: Action

Guardic

Guardic

Platform: MSX, iOS

Genre: Arcade

Publisher: Compile, D4 Enterprise

Home videos

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

Snowballing

Studio: Prism Entertainment

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The Money Pit

Studio: MCA Home Video

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The Jolson Story

Studio: RCA/Columbia Pictures Home Video

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The Sex O'Clock News

Studio: Prism Entertainment

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Save the Panda

Studio: National Geographic Video (page does not exist)

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