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Thursday 23 October 1986

It was Thursday, under the sign of Scorpio. 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 Fatherhood by Bill Cosby was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Unnatural Causes. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Action Fighter or Glider Rider.
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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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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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Trick or Treat

Directed by: Charles Martin Smith

Starring: Marc Price, Tony Fields, Lisa Orgolini, Doug Savant

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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

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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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Books

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

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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Red Storm Rising

By: Tom Clancy

Tom Clancy, the #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Jack Ryan novels--including his latest blockbusters Command Authority and Threat Vector--delivers an electrifying tale of international conflict.Using

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Action Fighter

Platform: Arcade, Commodore Amiga, Commodore 64, Amstrad CPC, ZX Spectrum, Sega Master System

Genre: Shooter, racing

Publisher: Sega

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Future Knight

Future Knight

Platform: Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, MSX, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Gremlin Graphics

Championship Wrestling

Platform: Apple IIgs, Atari ST, Commodore 64

Genre: Professional wrestling[1] Fighting

Publisher: Epyx

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Glider Rider

Glider Rider

Platform: Sinclair Spectrum, Commodore 64, Amstrad CPC

Genre: Arcade adventure

Publisher: Quicksilva

Championship Baseball

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

Genre: Sports (Baseball)

Publisher: Activision

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Home videos

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

A Nightmare on Elm Street 2: Freddy's Revenge

Studio: Media Home Entertainment

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Yukon Passage

Studio: National Geographic Video (page does not exist)

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Care Bears Movie II: A New Generation

Studio: RCA/Columbia Pictures Home Video

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The Jolson Story

Studio: RCA/Columbia Pictures Home Video

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Jiminy Cricket's Christmas

Studio: Walt Disney Home Video

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