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Saturday August 23, 1986

It was Saturday, under the sign of Virgo (see planets position 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 Hacker II: The Doomsday Papers or Infiltrator.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 23 August 1986

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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

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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

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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
Famous Birthdays:
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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 this day

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?

Life magazine Beano comics

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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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The Good Mother

By: Sue Miller

Recently divorced, Anna Dunlap has two passionate attachments: her daughter, four-year-old Molly, and her lover, Leo, the man who makes her feel beautiful -- and sexual -- for the first time.

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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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Act Of Will

By: Barbara Taylor Bradford

Bridging three generations, this sweeping saga from renowned bestselling author Barbara Taylor Bradford tells the story of three extraordinary women, and the acts of will that shape their lives. Orphaned

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Knightmare

Platform: MSX home computer

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Konami

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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

Les Pyramides d'Atlantys

Les Pyramides d'Atlantys

Platform: Amstrad CPC

Publisher: Microids

Deactivators

Deactivators

Platform: Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum, Amstrad CPC 464

Genre: Arcade

Publisher: Reaktor

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?

The Jolson Story

Studio: RCA/Columbia Pictures Home Video

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Yukon Passage

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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The Journey of Natty Gann

Studio: Walt Disney Home Video

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The Sex O'Clock News

Studio: Prism Entertainment

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