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Friday 23 May 1986

It was Friday, under the sign of Gemini (see planets position on May 23, 1986). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Angela Martini and Idriss Aberkane. In that special week of May people in US were listening to Greatest Love Of All by Whitney Houston. In UK The Chicken Song by Spitting Image was in the top 5 hits. Aakhree Raasta, directed by Bhagyaraj, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986 while The Triumph Of Politics by David A. Stockman was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching A Very Peculiar Practice. If you liked videogames you were probably playing The Legend of Zelda or Big Trouble in Little China.
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What the sky looked like on 23 May 1986

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Movies

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

Aakhree Raasta

Directed by: Bhagyaraj

Starring: Amitabh Bachchan, Sridevi, Jaya Prada, Om Shivpuri

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Raw Deal

Directed by: John Irvin

Starring: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Kathryn Harrold, Sam Wanamaker, Paul Shenar

Country: United States

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Working Girls

Directed by: Lizzie Borden

Starring: Louise Smith, Ellen McElduff, Amanda Goodwin, Deborah Banks

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Psycho III

Directed by: Anthony Perkins

Starring: Anthony Perkins, Diana Scarwid, Jeff Fahey, Roberta Maxwell

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Big Trouble

Directed by: John Cassavetes

Starring: Peter Falk, Alan Arkin, Beverly D'Angelo, Charles Durning

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TV Series

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

A Very Peculiar Practice

Starring: Peter Davison, Graham Crowden, Barbara Flynn, David Troughton

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Rambo

Directed by: lionsgate

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Magnus

Directed by: Benjamin Ree

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Crossroads

Directed by: Walter Hill

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Todo queda en casa

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 23 May 1986 ?

Holidays:
  • World Turtle Day
  • Saint Desiderius
  • Saint Guibert of Gemblours
  • Saint Montana
  • Bah�'f Faith: Declaration of the B�b
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Facts:
  • US and West Europeans veto heavier sanctions against South Africa.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on May 23, 1986 - Geocentric view

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Magazine Covers

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

Life magazine Beano comics

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Books

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

The Triumph Of Politics

By: David A. Stockman

As Director of the Office of Management and Budget in the early 1980s, David Stockman was a chief architect of the Reagan Revolution—a bold plan to cut taxes and reduce the

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Adrift

By: Steven Callahan

Before The Perfect Storm, before In the Heart of the Sea, Steven Callahan’s dramatic tale of survival at sea was on the New York Times bestseller list for more than thirty-six

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The Songs Of Distant Earth

By: Arthur C. Clarke

Thalassa was a paradise above the earth. Its beauty and vast resources seduce its inhabitants into a feeling of perfection. But then the Magellan arrives, carrying with it one million refugees

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All God'S Children Need Traveling Shoes

By: Maya Angelou

In 1962 the poet, musician, and performer Maya Angelou claimed another piece of her identity by moving to Ghana, joining a community of "Revolutionist Returnees" inspired by the promise of pan-Africanism.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Big Trouble in Little China

Big Trouble in Little China

Platform: Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Beat 'em up

Publisher: Electric Dreams Software

Aliens: The Computer Game

Platform: Amstrad CPC, Apple II, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum

Publisher: Activision

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Mission 660

Mission 660

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Vertical shooter

Publisher: Taito

Jackal

Platform: Arcade, NES, FDS, ZX Spectrum, Commodore 64, IBM PC, Mobile phone, XBLA via Game Room

Genre: Run and gun

Publisher: Konami

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The Legend of Zelda

The Legend of Zelda

Platform: Famicom Disk System; Nintendo Entertainment System; Game Boy Advance

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Nintendo

Home videos

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

Atocha: Quest for Treasure

Studio: National Geographic Video (page does not exist)

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The Journey of Natty Gann

Studio: Walt Disney Home Video

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Back to the Future

Studio: MCA Home Video

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A Nightmare on Elm Street 2: Freddy's Revenge

Studio: Media Home Entertainment

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Save the Panda

Studio: National Geographic Video (page does not exist)

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