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Thursday October 23, 1986

It was Thursday, under the sign of Scorpio (see planets position on October 23, 1986). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Emilia Clarke and Jessica Stroup. In that special week of October people in US were listening to True Colors by Cyndi Lauper. In UK True Blue by Madonna was in the top 5 hits. Nobody's Fool, directed by Evelyn Purcell, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986 while My Daddy Was A Pistol And I'M A Son Of A Gun by Lewis Grizzard was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Unnatural Causes. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Attack of the Killer Tomatoes or King Kong 2: Yomigaeru Densetsu.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 23 October 1986

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Movies

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

Nobody's Fool

Directed by: Evelyn Purcell

Starring: Rosanna Arquette, Eric Roberts, Mare Winningham, Jim Youngs

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Stand by Me

Directed by: Rob Reiner

Starring: Wil Wheaton, River Phoenix, Corey Feldman, Jerry O'Connell

Country: United States

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The Wraith

Directed by: Mike Marvin

Starring: Charlie Sheen, Nick Cassavetes, Sherilyn Fenn, Randy Quaid

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The Fringe Dwellers

Directed by: Bruce Beresford

Starring: Kristina Nehm, Justine Saunders, Bob Maza, Kylie Belling

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From Beyond

Directed by: Stuart Gordon

Starring: Jeffrey Combs, Barbara Crampton, Ted Sorel, Ken Foree

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TV Series

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

Unnatural Causes

Directed by: Robert Malenfant

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Dossier Verhulst

Softly from Paris

Zen no sekai

Gao yuet ying fei

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 23 October 1986 ?

Holidays:
  • Chemistry: Mole Day
  • Astrology: First day of sun sign Scorpio in Western tropical astrology.
  • Hungary - National Day (revolution of 1956 and the proclamation of the Republic of Hungary in 1989)
  • Also see October 23 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • R.C. Saints - Saint Giovanni da Capistrano; Anicius Manlius Severinus Boethius
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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on October 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 ?

My Daddy Was A Pistol And I'M A Son Of A Gun

By: Lewis Grizzard

MY DADDY WAS A PISTOL AND I'M A SON OF A GUN [ 1st ] [hardcover] GRIZZARD Lewis [Jan 01, 1996]

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Eisenhower At War 1943-1945

By: David Eisenhower

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

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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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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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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Attack of the Killer Tomatoes

Attack of the Killer Tomatoes

Platform: Sinclair Spectrum, Amstrad CPC and MSX

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Global Software

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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Iwo Jima

Iwo Jima

Platform: Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Turn-based strategy

Publisher: Personal Software Services

King Kong 2: Yomigaeru Densetsu

King Kong 2: Yomigaeru Densetsu

Platform: MSX2

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: Konami

Cover art for the TurboGrafx-CD release

Cover art for the TurboGrafx-CD release

Platform: Famicom, Fujitsu FM-7, Microsoft Windows, NEC PC-88, NEC PC-98, MSX, Sharp X1, Sharp X68000, TurboGrafx-CD, MS-DOS, Nintendo DS, iOS,

Genre: Adventure game Visual novel

Publisher: Riverhillsoft (PC-98)[1] Micro Cabin (MSX)[2] Brøderbund (DOS)[1] Hudson Soft (TG-CD)[1] FonFun (DS)[1] SETA Corporation (FC)

Home videos

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

Bloody Birthday

Studio: Prism Entertainment

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The Jolson Story

Studio: RCA/Columbia Pictures Home Video

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The Return of the Living Dead

Studio: Thorn EMI

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The Journey of Natty Gann

Studio: Walt Disney Home Video

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Dreamaniac

Studio: Wizard Video

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