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Tuesday 21 January 1986

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Aquarius (see planets position on January 21, 1986). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Jonathan Quick and Sushant Singh Rajput. In that special week of January people in US were listening to That's What Friends Are For by Dionne & Friends. In UK West End Girls by Pet Shop Boys was in the top 5 hits. Lady Jane, directed by Trevor Nunn, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986 while Common Ground by J. Anthony Lukas was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Running Scared. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Infiltrator or Joust 2: Survival of the Fittest.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

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What the sky looked like on 21 January 1986

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Movies

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

Lady Jane

Directed by: Trevor Nunn

Starring: Helena Bonham Carter, Cary Elwes, John Wood, Michael Hordern

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Highlander

Directed by: Russell Mulcahy

Starring: Christopher Lambert, Sean Connery, Clancy Brown, Roxanne Hart

Country: United States

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Pretty in Pink

Directed by: Howard Deutch

Starring: Molly Ringwald, Jon Cryer, Harry Dean Stanton, Annie Potts

Country: United States

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F/X

Directed by: Robert Mandel

Starring: Bryan Brown, Brian Dennehy, Diane Venora, Cliff De Young

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Down and Out in Beverly Hills

Directed by: Paul Mazursky

Starring: Nick Nolte, Bette Midler, Richard Dreyfuss, Little Richard

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

Running Scared

Directed by: Not Specified

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Arsenal

Directed by: Steven C. Miller

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Heart of the High Country

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Inside

Directed by: Jeff Mahler

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Blind Date

Directed by: Blake Edwards

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 21 January 1986 ?

Holidays:
  • National Hugging Day
  • Catholicism - Feast day of Saint Agnes.
  • Mauritius - Thaipoosam Cavadee.
  • UN Arms Day
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Bomb attack in East-Beirut, 27 killed.
  • Allison J Brown, age 17 of Oklahoma, crowned fourth Miss Teen USA.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on January 21, 1986 - Geocentric view

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Magazine Covers

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

Life magazine Beano comics

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Books

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

Common Ground

By: J. Anthony Lukas

Winner of 3 different awards, this is a story of the busing crisis in Boston.

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Cyclops

By: Clive Cussler

Clive Cussler’s bestselling Cyclops is another swashbuckling NUMA Files adventure! When a financier turned treasure hunter vanishes mysteriously, only Dirk Pitt can prevent an international incident that threatens to start a

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Skeleton Crew

By: Stephen King

Who could imagine…?In this brilliant collection of twenty-two stories, Stephen King takes readers down paths that only he could imagine….A supermarket becomes the place where humanity makes its last stand against

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The Cat Who Walks Through Walls

By: Robert A. Heinlein

When a stranger attempting to deliver a cryptic message is shot dead at his table, Dr. Richard Ames is thrown headfirst into danger, intrigue, and other dimensions, where a plot to

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Might and Magic Book One: The Secret Of The Inner Sanctum

Might and Magic Book One: The Secret Of The Inner Sanctum

Platform: Apple II, MS-DOS, C64, Mac, FM-7, PC-88, PC-98, MSX, TG-CD, X1, X68000, NES

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: New World Computing Gakken (Japan) StarCraft (Japan) Sammy USA

Dan Dare: Pilot of the Future

Dan Dare: Pilot of the Future

Platform: ZX Spectrum Amstrad CPC Commodore 64

Genre: Action Adventure

Publisher: Virgin Interactive, Electronic Arts

Hacker II: The Doomsday Papers

Hacker II: The Doomsday Papers

Platform: Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Apple II, Apple IIgs, Atari ST, Commodore 64, PC Booter, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Puzzle/Strategy

Publisher: Activision

Joust 2: Survival of the Fittest

Joust 2: Survival of the Fittest

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Williams Electronics

Infiltrator

Infiltrator

Platform: Amstrad CPC, Apple II, Atari 8-bit, Commodore 64, DOS, NES, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Action

Publisher: U.S. Gold, Mindscape

Home videos

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

Single Bars, Single Women

Studio: Prism Entertainment

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The Money Pit

Studio: MCA 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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Night of the Living Dead

Studio: Hal Roach Studios

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