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Friday 19 December 1986

It was Friday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see planets position on December 19, 1986). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Ryan Babel and Dustin Fitzsimons. In that special week of December people in US were listening to Walk Like An Egyptian by Bangles. In UK The Final Countdown by Europe was in the top 5 hits. Wisdom, directed by Emilio Estevez, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986 while Dancing On My Grave by Gelsey Kirkland with Greg Lawrence was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Little Vampire. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Commando Libya or Alien Highway.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

You can also have a look at the whole 1986 or at December 19 across the years.

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What the sky looked like on 19 December 1986

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Movies

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

Wisdom

Directed by: Emilio Estevez

Starring: Emilio Estevez, Demi Moore, Tom Skerritt, Veronica Cartwright

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Witchboard

Directed by: Kevin Tenney

Starring: Todd Allen, Tawny Kitaen, Stephen Nichols, Kathleen Wilhoite

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Star Slammer

Directed by: Fred Olen Ray

Starring: Sandy Brooke, Suzy Stokey, Ross Hagen, Marya Gant

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Brighton Beach Memoirs

Directed by: Gene Saks

Starring: Blythe Danner, Jonathan Silverman, Stacey Glick, Lisa Waltz

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The Morning After

Directed by: Sidney Lumet

Starring: Jane Fonda, Jeff Bridges, Raul Julia, Diane Salinger

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

The Little Vampire

Directed by: Uli Edel

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Alfons Zitterbacke

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Gung Ho

Directed by: Ray Enright

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Blood Red Roses

Directed by: Bill Lyons

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Monte Carlo

Directed by: 20th_Century_Fox

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 19 December 1986 ?

Holidays:
  • 2003 - the events of the fictional docu-drama The Day Britain Stopped take place.
  • Roman festivals - Opalia
  • Also see December 19 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • USSR frees dissident Andrei Sakharov from internal exile
  • Michael Sergio, who parachuted into Shea Stadium during game six of the World Series, sentenced to 100 hours of community service and fined $500.
  • Jack Morris agrees to salary arbitration with former team Detroit Tigers and accuses owners of collusion against free agency.
  • Mikhail Gorbachev, leader of the Soviet Union, releases Andrei Sakharov and his wife from internal exile in Gorky.

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Sport Games on 19 December 1986

NFL
American Football
  • Los Angeles Rams - San Francisco 49ers : 14 - 24
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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on December 19, 1986 - Geocentric view

Discover the planets positions on December 19, 1986 as well as what the sky looked like at your place

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Magazine Covers

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Books

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

Dancing On My Grave

By: Gelsey Kirkland with Greg Lawrence

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Whirlwind

By: James Clavell

Whirlwind is the story of three weeks in Tehran in February 1979: three weeks of fanaticism, passion, self-sacrifice and heartbreak. Caught between the revolutionaries and the forces of international intrigue is a team of professional pilots.

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Flight Of The Intruder

By: Stephen Coonts

A smash bestseller that spent over six months on the New York Times bestseller list, FLIGHT OF THE INTRUDER became an instant classic.

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Eisenhower At War 1943-1945

By: David Eisenhower

Eisenhower: At War 1943-1945, by Eisenhower, David

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Commando Libya

Commando Libya

Platform: Commodore 64

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Dead Zone (video game)

Dead Zone (video game)

Platform: Famicom Disk System

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: SunSoft

Alien Highway

Alien Highway

Platform: Sinclair Spectrum, Amstrad CPC

Genre: Arcade adventure

Publisher: Vortex Software

Agent X

Agent X

Platform: Sinclair Spectrum

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Mastertronic

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?

Top Cat

Studio: Worldvision Home Video

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The Return of the Living Dead

Studio: Thorn EMI

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The Journey of Natty Gann

Studio: Walt Disney Home Video

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Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom

Studio: Paramount Home Video

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Night of the Living Dead

Studio: Hal Roach Studios

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