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). 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 A Perfect Spy by John le Carré was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Grand Prix der Volksmusik. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Iwo Jima or Captured.
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What the sky looked like on 19 August 1986

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Movies

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Blue Velvet

Directed by: David Lynch

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

Country: United States of America

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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 of America

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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
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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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Books

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

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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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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The Underground Empire

By: James Mills

The true story of the underground empire of crime detailing a world of men and women who engage massivley in every crime conceivable including murder, kidnapping, subversion, but chiefly in narcotics

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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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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Captured

Captured

Platform: Commodore 64

Genre: 2D action platformer

Publisher: American Action

Iwo Jima

Iwo Jima

Platform: Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Turn-based strategy

Publisher: Personal Software Services

Leaderboard

Leaderboard

Platform: Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Amstrad PCW, Atari 800/XL/XE, Atari ST, Commodore 64, Commodore 128, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Sports simulation (golf)

Publisher: Access Software

Druid

Platform: Amstrad CPC, Atari 8-bit family, Atari ST, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum, Amiga, Sharp X68000

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Firebird

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Asterix and the Magic Cauldron

Asterix and the Magic Cauldron

Platform: Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Melbourne House

Home videos

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

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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Snowballing

Studio: Prism Entertainment

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The Money Pit

Studio: MCA Home Video

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Yukon Passage

Studio: National Geographic Video (page does not exist)

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