Tuesday January 21, 1986

US date format: 1/21/1986, UK date format: 21/1/1986

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Aquarius (see birth chart 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 A Passion For Excellence by Tom Peters and Nancy Austin was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Running Scared. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Metroid or Laser Hawk.
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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 of America

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Pretty in Pink

Directed by: Howard Deutch

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

Country: United States of America

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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 January 21, 1986 - Geocentric view

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Books

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

A Passion For Excellence

By: Tom Peters and Nancy Austin

A Passion For Excellence is the single most existing, inspiring, career-transforming book ever published for people who want to get ahead.

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The Accidental Tourist

By: Anne Tyler

“POIGNANT . . . FUNNY . . . THE ACCIDENTAL TOURIST IS ONE OF HER BEST. . . . [TYLER] HAS NEVER BEEN STRONGER.”–The

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House

By: Tracy Kidder

Tracy Kidder takes readers to the heart of the American Dream: the building of a family's first house with all its day-to-day frustrations, crises, tensions, challenges, and triumphs.

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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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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Hollywood Hijinx

Platform: Amiga, Atari 8-bit, Apple II, Atari ST, Commodore 64, DOS, TRS-80, TI-99/4A, Macintosh

Genre: Interactive fiction

Publisher: Infocom

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Imogen

Imogen

Platform: BBC Micro, Acorn Electron

Genre: Puzzle / platform game

Publisher: Micro Power Superior Software

Metroid

Metroid

Platform: Family Computer Disk System, Nintendo Entertainment System, Game Boy Advance

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Nintendo

Laser Hawk

Laser Hawk

Platform: Atari 8-bit

Genre: Horizontally-scrolling shooter

Jewels of Darkness

Jewels of Darkness

Platform: Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Amstrad PCW, Atari 8-bit, Atari ST, Commodore 64, Macintosh, MS-DOS, MSX, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Text Adventure

Publisher: Rainbird Software

Home videos

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

Atocha: Quest for Treasure

Studio: National Geographic Video (page does not exist)

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The Return of the Living Dead

Studio: Thorn EMI

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Funny Lady

Studio: RCA/Columbia Pictures Home Video

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A Nightmare on Elm Street 2: Freddy's Revenge

Studio: Media Home Entertainment

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Night of the Living Dead

Studio: Hal Roach Studios

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