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Sunday December 21, 1986

It was Sunday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see planets position on December 21, 1986). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Davey Browne . 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 It by Stephen King was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Little Vampire. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Alex Kidd in Miracle World or King's Quest III: To Heir Is Human.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 21 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 21 December 1986 ?

Holidays:
  • Roman festivals - Divalia in honour of Angerona
  • R.C. Saints - Saint Petrus Canisius ; formerly feast day of Thomas the apostle
  • Also see December 21 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • The summer solstice (Southern Hemisphere) or winter solstice (Northern Hemisphere), sometimes known as Yule, occurs on or very close to this date. It is an important festival in the Chinese calendar.
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Amy Alcott / Bob Charles wins LPGA Mazda Golf Championship
  • 75th Davis Cup: Australia beats Sweden in Melbourne (3-2).

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Sport Games on 21 December 1986

NFL
American Football
  • Atlanta Falcons - Detroit Lions : 20 - 6
  • Buffalo Bills - Houston Oilers : 7 - 16
  • Chicago Bears - Dallas Cowboys : 24 - 10
  • Indianapolis Colts - Los Angeles Raiders : 30 - 24
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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on December 21, 1986 - Geocentric view

Discover the planets positions on December 21, 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 ?

It

By: Stephen King

Now a major motion picture Stephen King’s terrifying, classic #1 New York Times bestseller, “a landmark in American literature” (Chicago Sun-Times)—about seven adults who return to their hometown to confront a nightmare they had first stumbled on as teenagers…an evil ...

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The Christmas Day Kitten

By: James Herriot

The famous veterinarian/writer shares the true story of how an independent-minded stray cat gives a woman and her three Basset hounds a Christmas present.

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A Taste For Death

By: P. D. James

When the quiet Little Vestry of St. Matthew's Church becomes the blood-soaked scene of a double murder, Scotland Yard Commander Adam Dalgliesh faces an intriguing conundrum: How did an upper-crust Minister come to lie, slit throat to slit throat, next ...

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His Way

By: Kitty Kelley

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • With a new afterword by the author in honor of Frank Sinatra’s 100th birthday This is the book that Frank Sinatra tried—but failed—to keep

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

King's Quest III: To Heir Is Human

Platform: MS-DOS, Apple II, Apple IIGS, Amiga, Atari ST, Mac, Tandy Color Computer 3

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Sierra On-Line

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Aardvark

Aardvark

Platform: Atari 8-bit, Commodore 64, Commodore 16

Genre: Maze

Publisher: Bug-Byte

Bubble Bobble

Platform: Arcade, Various

Genre: Arcade, comical action platformer

Publisher: Taito

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Contact Sam Cruise

Contact Sam Cruise

Platform: ZX Spectrum

Genre: Arcade adventure

Publisher: Microsphere

Alex Kidd in Miracle World

Alex Kidd in Miracle World

Platform: Master System

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Sega

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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Atocha: Quest for Treasure

Studio: National Geographic Video (page does not exist)

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The Jewel of the Nile

Studio: CBS/Fox Video

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Back to the Future

Studio: MCA Home Video

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Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom

Studio: Paramount Home Video

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