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Monday 22 December 1986

It was Monday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab and Jeffery Wood. 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. Platoon, directed by Oliver Stone, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986 while The Polar Express by Chris Van Allsburg was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Vasko da Gama ot selo Rupcha. If you liked videogames you were probably playing JaJaMaru no Daibouken or Laser Hawk.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

You can also have a look at the whole 1986 or at December 22 across the years.

Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Little Shop of Horrors

Directed by: Frank Oz

Starring: Rick Moranis, Ellen Greene, Vincent Gardenia

Country: United States

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Platoon

Directed by: Oliver Stone

Starring: Charlie Sheen, Tom Berenger, Willem Dafoe

Country: United States

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The Golden Child

Directed by: Michael Ritchie

Starring: Eddie Murphy, J.L. Reate, Charles Dance

Country: United States

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¡Three Amigos!

Directed by: John Landis

Starring: Steve Martin, Chevy Chase, Martin Short

Country: United States

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Heartbreak Ridge

Directed by: Clint Eastwood

Starring: Clint Eastwood, Marsha Mason, Everett McGill

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Vasko da Gama ot selo Rupcha

Starring: Ivan Laskin, Iliya Lingurski, Georgi Markov, Irena Minkova

Country: Bulgaria

Julpussar och Stjärnsmällar

Starring: Michaela Berglund, Emilie Gjers, Ronn Elfors, Stefan Ekman

Irgendwie und sowieso

Starring: Ottfried Fischer, Elmar Wepper, Robert Giggenbach, Toni Berger

Bosco Adventure

Country: Japan

Cuna de lobos

Starring: Diana Bracho, Gonzalo Vega, María Rubio, Alejandro Camacho

Country: Mexico

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 22 December 1986 ?

Holidays:
  • R.C. Saints - commemoration of Frances Xavier Cabrini
  • Spain: the main draw of Spanish National Lottery, where it is a Christmas tradition.
  • Astrology: First day of sun sign Capricorn
  • In the Northern Hemisphere, the winter solstice occurs on or very close to this date. In the Southern Hemisphere, the summer solstice occurs around this time.
  • Also see December 22 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
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Sport Games on 22 December 1986

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  • New England Patriots - Miami Dolphins : 34 - 27
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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Liet. Col. Oliver North -- Dec. 22, 1986
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9043
  • Time: Inset:s Donald Regan by & William Casey, both by Diana Walker.

Books

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

The Polar Express

By: Chris Van Allsburg

1986 Caldecott Medal Winner A young boy, lying awake one Christmas Eve, is welcomed aboard a magical trip to the North Pole . . . Through dark forests, over tall mountains, and across a desert of ice, the Polar Express ...

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Eisenhower At War 1943-1945

By: David Eisenhower

Eisenhower: At War 1943-1945, by Eisenhower, David

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Foundation And Earth

By: Isaac Asimov

The fifth novel in Asimov's popular Foundation series opens with second thoughts. Councilman Golan Trevize is wondering if he was right to choose a collective mind as the best possible future

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James Herriot'S Dog Stories

By: James Herriot

In this very special, heart-warming collection of favorite stories about dogs great and small, James Herriot tells us about his own dogs and all the wonderful people and animals we have

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

JaJaMaru no Daibouken

JaJaMaru no Daibouken

Platform: Family Computer

Genre: 2D action platformer

Publisher: Jaleco

Laser Hawk

Laser Hawk

Platform: Atari 8-bit

Genre: Horizontally-scrolling shooter

Articfox

Articfox

Platform: Amiga, Atari ST, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum, DOS, Apple IIe

Genre: Action, vehicle simulation, first-person shooter

Publisher: Electronic Arts

Big Bucks Trivia

Big Bucks Trivia

Platform: Arcade Game

Genre: Trivia/game show

Publisher: Dynasoft

Larn

Larn

Platform: Cross-platform

Genre: Roguelike


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