Wednesday August 20, 1986

US date format: 8/20/1986, UK date format: 20/8/1986

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 20, 1986). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Dan Martin (cyclist) and Tania Sachdev. 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 Matter Of Honor by Jeffrey Archer was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Grand Prix der Volksmusik. If you liked videogames you were probably playing 180 or Gunship.
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What the sky looked like on 20 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 20 August 1986 ?

Holidays:
  • Morocco - Revolution of the King and the People Day
  • RC saints - Saint Bernard of Clairvaux
  • Bah�'f Faith - Feast of Asm� (Names) - First day of the ninth month of the Bah�'f Calendar
  • Estonia - Restoration Day
  • Hungary - St. Stephen's day, the main national holiday in Hungary
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Mail carrier Patrick Sherrill, Edmond Ok, shot 14 fellow workers dead
  • Phils Don Carmen perfect game bid is broken in 9th
  • In Edmond, Oklahoma, United States Postal Service employee Patrick Sherrill guns down 14 of his co-workers before committing suicide.

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Planetary positions on August 20, 1986 - Geocentric view

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Books

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

A Matter Of Honor

By: Jeffrey Archer

It seems innocent enough. A disgraced British colonel bequeaths a mysterious letter to his only son. But the moment Adam Scott opens the yellowing envelope, he sets into motion

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The Garden Of Eden

By: Ernest Hemingway

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

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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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A Cast Of Killers

By: Sidney D. Kirkpatrick

On February 1, 1922, the distinguished silent-film director William Desmond Taylor was shot to death in his Los Angeles bungalow by an unknown assailant.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

180

180

Platform: ZX Spectrum Commodore 64 Amstrad CPC Atari 8-bit MSX

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Mastertronic Added Dimension

Adventure Island

Adventure Island

Platform: NES, MSX, Game Boy, Gamate, Game Boy Advance, GameCube, PlayStation 2, Virtual Console

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Hudson Soft

Batman

Batman

Platform: ZX Spectrum, Amstrad CPC, MSX, Amstrad PCW

Genre: Action, Adventure

Publisher: Ocean Software

Gunship

Platform: Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Commodore 64, FM Towns, MS-DOS, MSX, PC-98, Sharp X68000, ZX Spectrum, Sega Mega Drive

Genre: Combat flight simulator

Publisher: MicroProse

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Crackout

Crackout

Platform: FDS, NES

Genre: Breakout clone

Publisher: Konami

Home videos

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

Jiminy Cricket's Christmas

Studio: Walt Disney Home Video

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Primal Impulse

Studio: Force Video

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Funny Lady

Studio: RCA/Columbia Pictures Home Video

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My Science Project

Studio: Touchstone Pictures

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Night of the Living Dead

Studio: Hal Roach Studios

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