Thursday June 19, 1986

US date format: 6/19/1986, UK date format: 19/6/1986

It was Thursday, under the sign of Gemini (see birth chart on June 19, 1986). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Marie Dorin-Habert and Sawika Chaiyadech. In that special week of June people in US were listening to On My Own by Patti LaBelle. In UK Spirit In The Sky by Doctor & The Medics was in the top 5 hits. Big Trouble in Little China, directed by John Carpenter, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986 while The Man Who Mistook His Wife For A Hat by Oliver Sacks was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching La corrida. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Guardic or Ganbare Goemon! Karakuri Dōchū.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Movies

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Big Trouble in Little China

Directed by: John Carpenter

Starring: Kurt Russell, Kim Cattrall, Dennis Dun, James Hong

Country: United States of America

Labyrinth

Directed by: Jim Henson

Starring: David Bowie, Jennifer Connelly, Toby Froud, Shelley Thompson

Country: United States of America

Running Scared

Directed by: Peter Hyams

Starring: Gregory Hines, Billy Crystal, Steven Bauer, Darlanne Fluegel

American Anthem

Directed by: Albert Magnoli

Starring: Mitchell Gaylord, Tiny Wells, Janet Jones, Michael Pataki

The Decline of the American Empire

Directed by: Denys Arcand

Starring: Dominique Michel, Dorothée Berryman, Louise Portal, Pierre Curzi

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of June 19, 1986?


    Holidays

  • Juneteenth ? celebrates the Emancipation Proclamation.

    Events

  • Len Bias, American basketball player (Boston Celtics), suffers fatal cocaine-induced seizure (born 1963).

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?

La corrida

Directed by: Not specifed

A Very Peculiar Practice

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

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

What If It's Raining

Machine Robo: Cronos no dai Gyakushû

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What news were making the headlines those days in June 1986?

Books

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

The Man Who Mistook His Wife For A Hat

By: Oliver Sacks

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

Taming A Sea-Horse

By: Robert B. Parker

Spenser's interest in teenage prostitute April Kyle leads him to Robert Rambeaux, ersatz Juilliard student and April's pimp, and to Ginger Bucky, another of Rambeaux's hookers, who suddenly turns up dead.

James Herriot'S Dog Stories

By: James Herriot

In this very special, heart-warming collection of favorite stories about dogs great and small, James Herriot tells us about his own dogs and all the wonderful people and animals we have

Lake Wobegon Days

By: Garrison Keillor

“Lake Wobegon Days is about the way our beliefs, desires and fears tail off into abstractions--and get renewed from time to time. . . this book, unfolding Mr.

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.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Hover Force

Platform: Intellivision

Genre: Flight simulation

Publisher: INTV Corporation

Guardic

Platform: MSX, iOS

Genre: Arcade

Publisher: Compile, D4 Enterprise

Castlequest Castle ExcellentJP

Platform: MSX, NES/Famicom

Genre: Adventure/Puzzle

Publisher: ASCII Corporation, Nexoft Corporation

Highlander

Platform: Commodore 64 ZX Spectrum

Genre: Action, beat-em-up

Publisher: Ocean Software Ltd

Ganbare Goemon! Karakuri Dōchū

Platform: Family Computer, MSX, Mobile Phones, Game Boy Advance, Virtual Console (NES version)

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Konami


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