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Saturday December 20, 1986

It was Saturday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see planets position on December 20, 1986). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Anoop Desai and Benjamin Brierley. 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 Whirlwind by James Clavell was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Little Vampire. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Bubble Bobble or The Colour of Magic.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

You can also have a look at the whole 1986 or at December 20 across the years.

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What the sky looked like on 20 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 20 December 1986 ?

Holidays:
  • R.C. Saints - Saint Dominic of Silos
  • Also see December 20 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • The first All Faiths Day was celebrated in 2003 in Canandaigua, New York.
Famous Birthdays:
See other famous people born on 20 December
Famous Deaths:
  • Joe DeSa: American baseball player (Born 1959).
Facts:
  • White teenagers beat blacks in Howard Beach, New York
  • Three African Americans are assaulted by a group of white teens in the Howard Beach neighborhood of Queens, New York. One of the victims, Michael Griffith, is run over and killed by a motorist while attempting to flee the attackers.

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Sport Games on 20 December 1986

NFL
American Football
  • Denver Broncos - Seattle Seahawks : 16 - 41
  • Green Bay Packers - New York Giants : 24 - 55
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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on December 20, 1986 - Geocentric view

Discover the planets positions on December 20, 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 ?

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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Red Storm Rising

By: Tom Clancy

Tom Clancy, the #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Jack Ryan novels--including his latest blockbusters Command Authority and Threat Vector--delivers an electrifying tale of international conflict.Using

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Wanderlust

By: Danielle Steel

Wanderlust is the story of Audrey Driscoll. Orphaned young, Audrey has grown up caring for her eccentric millionaire grandfather and her demanding younger sister, Annabelle, who assume she will always be there for them.

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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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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Bubble Bobble

Platform: Arcade, Various

Genre: Arcade, comical action platformer

Publisher: Taito

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Les Pyramides d'Atlantys

Les Pyramides d'Atlantys

Platform: Amstrad CPC

Publisher: Microids

Double Dribble

Platform: Arcade, Nintendo Entertainment System, Family Computer Disk System, PlayChoice-10, Commodore 64, Commodore Amiga, Game Boy, Virtual Console, iOS

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Konami

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The Colour of Magic

The Colour of Magic

Platform: ZX Spectrum Amstrad CPC Commodore 64

Genre: Text adventure

Publisher: Piranha Games

The Great Escape

The Great Escape

Platform: Amstrad CPC by Trevor Inns, Commodore 64 by Trevor Inns, DOS, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Arcade adventure

Publisher: Ocean Software

Home videos

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

Bloody Birthday

Studio: Prism Entertainment

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The Sex O'Clock News

Studio: Prism Entertainment

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Funny Lady

Studio: RCA/Columbia Pictures Home Video

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The Incredible Human Machine

Studio: National Geographic Video (page does not exist)

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Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom

Studio: Paramount Home Video

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