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Tuesday 23 December 1986

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Capricorn (see planets position on December 23, 1986). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Giba (volleyball player) and Beau Champion. 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. Assassination, directed by Peter R. Hunt, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986 while Foundation And Earth by Isaac Asimov was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Street Legal. If you liked videogames you were probably playing The Black Bass or Doraemon.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 23 December 1986

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Movies

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

Assassination

Directed by: Peter R. Hunt

Starring: Charles Bronson, Jill Ireland, Stephen Elliott, Jan Gan Boyd

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Emmanuelle 5

Directed by: Walerian Borowczyk

Starring: Monique Gabrielle, Crofton Hardester, Dana Burns Westburg, Yaseen Khan

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Wisdom

Directed by: Emilio Estevez

Starring: Emilio Estevez, Demi Moore, Tom Skerritt, Veronica Cartwright

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Witchboard

Directed by: Kevin Tenney

Starring: Todd Allen, Tawny Kitaen, Stephen Nichols, Kathleen Wilhoite

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Star Slammer

Directed by: Fred Olen Ray

Starring: Sandy Brooke, Suzy Stokey, Ross Hagen, Marya Gant

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TV Series

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

Street Legal

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The Little Vampire

Directed by: Uli Edel

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Alfons Zitterbacke

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Gung Ho

Directed by: Ray Enright

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Blood Red Roses

Directed by: Bill Lyons

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 23 December 1986 ?

Holidays:
  • Festivus (from sitcom Seinfeld)
  • Oaxaca - Night of the Radishes
  • Secular humanism (American) - HumanLight observed
  • R.C. Saints - John Cantius ; Thorlac Thorhallsson, patron saint of Iceland
  • Sweden - Birthday of Queen Silvia, an official flag day
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Facts:
  • Rutan andYeager make 1st around-the-world flight without refueling
  • Voyager, piloted by Dick Rutan and Jeana Yeager, lands at Edwards Air Force Base in California becoming the first aircraft to fly non-stop around the world without aerial or ground refueling.
  • Voyager airplane completes the first nonstop circumnavigation of the earth by air without refueling in 9 days, 3 minutes and 44 seconds.
  • Voyager completes the first nonstop circumnavigation of the earth by air without refueling in 9 days, 3 minutes and 44 seconds.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on December 23, 1986 - Geocentric view

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Magazine Covers

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Books

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

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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Through A Glass Darkly

By: Karleen Koen

"Lives up to every expectation. It's magnificent!" - Cleveland Plain Dealer Sourcebooks Landmark proudly reintroduces this classic historical novel. Karleen Koen's sweeping saga contains unforgettable characters consumed with passion: the extraordinarily

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Eisenhower At War 1943-1945

By: David Eisenhower

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

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Whirlwind

By: James Clavell

Whirlwind is the story of three weeks in Tehran in February 1979: three weeks of fanaticism, passion, self-sacrifice and heartbreak. Caught between the revolutionaries and the forces of international intrigue is a team of professional pilots.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Doraemon

Doraemon

Platform: Family Computer

Genre: Action-adventure Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Hudson Soft

The Black Bass

The Black Bass

Platform: MSX, Nintendo Entertainment System

Publisher: Hot B

Championship Baseball

Championship Baseball

Platform: Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Apple II, Atari ST, Commodore 64, DOS, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Sports (Baseball)

Publisher: Activision

Lock-On

Lock-On

Platform: Arcade; IBM PC; Atari ST

Genre: First-person shooter Combat flight simulator

Publisher: Tatsumi (Japan) Data East (US)

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?

Top Cat

Studio: Worldvision Home Video

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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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Dreamaniac

Studio: Wizard Video

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Back to the Future

Studio: MCA Home Video

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