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Wednesday April 23, 1986

US date format: 4/23/1986, UK date format: 23/4/1986

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Taurus (see birth chart on April 23, 1986). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Jessica Stam and Sven Kramer. In that special week of April people in US were listening to Kiss by Prince. In UK A Different Corner by George Michael was in the top 5 hits. The Sacrifice, directed by Andrei Tarkovsky, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986 while High Jinx by William F. Buckley Jr was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Magnus. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Elidon or Lucasfilm's Habitat, Qlink's Club Caribe, Fujitsu Habitat, WorldsAway, and others..
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Movies

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

The Sacrifice

Directed by: Andrei Tarkovsky

Starring: Erland Josephson, Susan Fleetwood, Allan Edwall, Guðrún Gísladóttir

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Short Circuit

Directed by: John Badham

Starring: Ally Sheedy, Steve Guttenberg, Fisher Stevens, Austin Pendleton

Country: United States of America

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Dangerously Close

Directed by: Albert Pyun

Starring: John Stockwell, J. Eddie Peck, Carey Lowell, Bradford Bancroft

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Killer Party

Directed by: William Fruet

Starring: Martin Hewitt, Ralph Seymour, Elaine Wilkes, Paul Bartel

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Blue City

Directed by: Michelle Manning

Starring: Judd Nelson, Ally Sheedy, David Caruso, Paul Winfield

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TV Series

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

Magnus

Directed by: Benjamin Ree

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Crossroads

Directed by: Walter Hill

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Treffpunkt Flughafen

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Madam Sousou

Starring: Anna Panagiotopoulou, Thanasis Papageorgiou, Natasha Assiki, Tasos Halkias

Country: Greece

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 23 April 1986 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Gerard (d.1138)
  • UNESCO International Day of the Book in honor of Shakespeare's and Cervantes's death on April 23, 1616.
  • Turkey - National Sovereignty and Children's Day (1920)
  • Israel - Yom Ha'atzma'ut (Israeli Independence Day) for 2007: (the observed date of this national holiday is determined by the Jewish Calendar).
  • Independence Day for the Conch Republic
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Facts:
  • Grand Floridian Beach Resort groundbreaking
  • Madrid-Nelli Cooman runs world record 60 metre indoor (7 seconds).

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Planetary positions on April 23, 1986 - Geocentric view

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Books

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

High Jinx

By: William F. Buckley Jr

The year is 1954, and Joseph Stalin is dead. As the ruthless Laurenti Beria, head of the KGB, plots to succeed him, another drama is taking place in a distant part of the Soviet empire.

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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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When All You'Ve Ever Wanted Isn'T Enough

By: Harold S. Kushner

'There is no Answer but there are answers...' Rabbi Kushner's previous bestseller brought comfort to millions by helping them cope with life's shattering tragedies.

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Joanna'S Husband And David'S Wife

By: Elizabeth Forsythe Hailey

A woman who decides to tell the truth about herself and her marriage may be making the biggest mistake of her life. Joanna Scott kept a daily journal. It began when she first met David and fell crazily in love …

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Genpei Tōma Den

Genpei Tōma Den

Platform: Arcade, Family Computer, PC Engine, Wii (Virtual Console), Sharp X68000

Genre: Beat 'em up

Publisher: JP Namco; JP Micomsoft

Aighina no Yogen: From the Legend of Balubalouk

Aighina no Yogen: From the Legend of Balubalouk

Platform: Family Computer Commodore 64

Genre: 2D action platformer

Publisher: Vic Tokai

Lucasfilm's Habitat, Qlink's Club Caribe, Fujitsu Habitat, WorldsAway, and others.

Lucasfilm's Habitat, Qlink's Club Caribe, Fujitsu Habitat, WorldsAway, and others.

Platform: Commodore 64, FM Towns, Microsoft Windows

Genre: Massively multiplayer online role-playing game

Publisher: Quantum Link, Fujitsu

The Colour of Magic

The Colour of Magic

Platform: ZX Spectrum Amstrad CPC Commodore 64

Genre: Text adventure

Publisher: Piranha Games

Elidon

Elidon

Platform: Amstrad CPC Commodore 64 MSX

Genre: Action game

Publisher: Orpheus Aackosoft (Denmark)

Home videos

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

Down and Out in Beverly Hills

Studio: Touchstone Home Video

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Single Bars, Single Women

Studio: Prism Entertainment

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Jiminy Cricket's Christmas

Studio: Walt Disney Home Video

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The Absent-Minded Professor

Studio: Colorized version.

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Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom

Studio: Paramount Home Video

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