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Saturday August 23, 1986

US date format: 8/23/1986, UK date format: 23/8/1986

It was Saturday, under the sign of Virgo (see birth chart on August 23, 1986). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Skyler Gordy (SkyBlue) and Skyler Gordy. In that special week of August people in US were listening to Papa Don't Preach by Madonna. In UK The Lady In Red by Chris De Burgh was in the top 5 hits. Blue Velvet, directed by David Lynch, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986 while Last Of The Breed by Louis L'Amour was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Grand Prix der Volksmusik. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Metroid or Darius.
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Movies

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

Blue Velvet

Directed by: David Lynch

Starring: Isabella Rossellini, Kyle MacLachlan, Dennis Hopper, Laura Dern

Country: United States of America

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River's Edge

Directed by: Tim Hunter

Starring: Crispin Glover, Keanu Reeves, Ione Skye, Daniel Roebuck

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Extremities

Directed by: Robert M. Young

Starring: Farrah Fawcett, James Russo, Alfre Woodard, Diana Scarwid

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The Whoopee Boys

Directed by: John Byrum

Starring: Michael O'Keefe, Paul Rodriguez, Denholm Elliott, Carole Shelley

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Manhunter

Directed by: Michael Mann

Starring: William Petersen, Kim Greist, Joan Allen, Brian Cox

Country: United States of America

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TV Series

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

Grand Prix der Volksmusik

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La corrida

Directed by: Not specifed

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Yi tian tu long ji

Call Me Mister

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 23 August 1986 ?

Holidays:
  • Astrology - Last day of sun sign Leo in the tropical zodiac
  • Swaziland - Umhlanga Day
  • Romania - Liberation Day (1944)
  • RC Saints - Saint Rose of Lima
  • Roman festivals - Vulcanalia
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Rags closes at Mark Hellinger Theater NYC after 4 performances
  • Vrijkomend vulkaangas kills 1500 people in Nyos-more, Cameroon

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Planetary positions on August 23, 1986 - Geocentric view

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Magazine Covers

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

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Books

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

Last Of The Breed

By: Louis L'Amour

“For sheer adventure L’Amour is in top form.”—Kirkus Reviews Here is the kind of authentically detailed epic novel that has become Louis L’Amour’s hallmark.

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In Search Of The Trojan War

By: Michael Wood

Tales of Troy and its heroes—Achilles and Hector, Paris and the legendary beauty Helen—have fired the human imagination for 3,000 years.

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Fatherhood

By: Bill Cosby

From one of America's most beloved funnymen comes a hilarious look at the lighter side of fatherhood. So, what is fatherhood...?It's

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The Underground Empire

By: James Mills

The true story of the underground empire of crime detailing a world of men and women who engage massivley in every crime conceivable including murder, kidnapping, subversion, but chiefly in narcotics

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Metroid

Metroid

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

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Nintendo

Cauldron II: The Pumpkin Strikes Back

Cauldron II: The Pumpkin Strikes Back

Platform: Amstrad CPC, C64, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Action-adventure game, platform game

Publisher: Palace Software

Meltdown

Meltdown

Platform: Amstrad CPC

Genre: Arcade adventure; Maze

Publisher: Alligata Software

Darius

Darius

Platform: Arcade, Amiga, Atari ST, PC Engine (Super CD-ROM²), Wii (Virtual Console), ZX Spectrum

Genre: Scrolling shooter

Publisher: JP Taito; JP NEC (PCE/CD); EU The Edge (AMI/ST)

Into the Eagle's Nest

Platform: Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Apple II, Atari 8-bit, Atari ST, Commodore 64, IBM PC, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Stealth

Publisher: Mindscape

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Home videos

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

The Absent-Minded Professor

Studio: Colorized version.

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The Jolson Story

Studio: RCA/Columbia Pictures Home Video

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Funny Lady

Studio: RCA/Columbia Pictures Home Video

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My Science Project

Studio: Touchstone Pictures

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Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom

Studio: Paramount Home Video

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