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Sunday 20 July 1986

It was Sunday, under the sign of Cancer (see planets position on July 20, 1986). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Benjamin Stasiulis and Sophie Mourousi. In that special week of July people in US were listening to Invisible Touch by Genesis. In UK Papa Don't Preach by Madonna was in the top 5 hits. Flight of the Navigator, directed by Randal Kleiser, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986 while Necessary Losses by Judith Viorst was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Grand Prix der Volksmusik. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Ghost House or Crackout.
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What the sky looked like on 20 July 1986

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Movies

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

Flight of the Navigator

Directed by: Randal Kleiser

Starring: Joey Cramer, Paul Reubens, Cliff De Young, Veronica Cartwright

Country: United States

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Heartburn

Directed by: Mike Nichols

Starring: Meryl Streep, Jack Nicholson, Jeff Daniels, Maureen Stapleton

Country: United States

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Maximum Overdrive

Directed by: Stephen King

Starring: Emilio Estevez, Pat Hingle, Laura Harrington, Yeardley Smith

Country: United States

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The Patriot

Directed by: Frank Harris

Starring: Gregg Henry, Simone Griffeth, Michael J. Pollard, Jeff Conaway

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Aliens

Directed by: James Cameron

Starring: Sigourney Weaver, Michael Biehn, Carrie Henn, Paul Reiser

Country: United States

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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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A Very Peculiar Practice

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

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Equinox

Starring: Piers Gibbon

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

The Mind of David Berglas

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 20 July 1986 ?

Holidays:
  • St. Jerome Aemiliani
  • St. Rufina
  • St. Flavian
  • St. Justa
  • St. Margaret of Antioch
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Jane Geddes wins LPGA Boston Five Golf Classic
  • In South Africa, police fire tear gas into a church service for families of those held under the government's emergency decrees.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on July 20, 1986 - Geocentric view

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Books

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

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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Fatherhood

By: Bill Cosby

From one of America's most beloved funnymen comes a hilarious look at the lighter side of fatherhood. So, what is fatherhood...?It's

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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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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 ?

Ghost House

Ghost House

Platform: Master System

Genre: 2D action platformer

Publisher: Sega

Kid Niki: Radical Ninja

Kid Niki: Radical Ninja

Platform: Arcade, NES, Commodore 64, Apple II

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: Irem, Data East

Future Knight

Future Knight

Platform: Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, MSX, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Gremlin Graphics

Argus

Platform: Arcade Game, Nintendo Famicom

Genre: Shooter game

Publisher: NMK

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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?

The Journey of Natty Gann

Studio: Walt Disney Home 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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Down and Out in Beverly Hills

Studio: Touchstone Home Video

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Night of the Living Dead

Studio: Hal Roach Studios

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