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Thursday 24 July 1986

It was Thursday, under the sign of Leo (see planets position on July 24, 1986). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Megan Park and Vugar Gashimov. In that special week of July people in US were listening to Sledgehammer by Peter Gabriel. In UK Papa Don't Preach by Madonna was in the top 5 hits. Karma, directed by Subhash Ghai, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986 while The Man Who Mistook His Wife For A Hat by Oliver Sacks was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Grand Prix der Volksmusik. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Lock-On or GBA Championship Basketball: Two-on-Two.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 24 July 1986

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Movies

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

Karma

Directed by: Subhash Ghai

Starring: Dilip Kumar, Nutan, Naseeruddin Shah, Jackie Shroff

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The Transformers: The Movie

Directed by: Nelson Shin

Starring: Orson Welles, Robert Stack, Leonard Nimoy, Norman Alden

Country: United States

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One Crazy Summer

Directed by: Savage Steve Holland

Starring: John Cusack, Demi Moore, Linda Warren, Joel Murray

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A Fine Mess

Directed by: Blake Edwards

Starring: Ted Danson, Howie Mandel, Richard Mulligan, Stuart Margolin

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Flight of the Navigator

Directed by: Randal Kleiser

Starring: Joey Cramer, Paul Reubens, Cliff De Young, Veronica Cartwright

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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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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Equinox

Starring: Piers Gibbon

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

The Mind of David Berglas

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 24 July 1986 ?

Holidays:
  • Utah - Pioneer Day (1847)
  • St. Ruffin
  • St. Wulfhad
  • St. David
  • St. Romanus, 2nd bishop of Rochester.
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • San Francisco Federal jury convicts navy radioman Jerry Whitworth of espionage.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on July 24, 1986 - Geocentric view

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Magazine Covers

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Life magazine Beano comics

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Books

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

The Man Who Mistook His Wife For A Hat

By: Oliver Sacks

THE MAN WHO MISTOOK HIS WIFE FOR A HAT brings together twenty-four of Oliver Sacks’ most fascinating and beloved case studies.

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The Underground Empire

By: James Mills

The true story of the underground empire of crime detailing a world of men and women who engage massivley in every crime conceivable including murder, kidnapping, subversion, but chiefly in narcotics

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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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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 ?

Lords of Conquest

Lords of Conquest

Platform: Commodore 64, Apple II, DOS

Genre: Strategy

Publisher: Don Daglow

Alter Ego

Platform: Apple II, Commodore 64, DOS, Mac OS

Genre: Life simulation Role-playing video game

Publisher: Activision

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Defender of the Crown

Platform: DOS, NES, Apple IIGS, Atari ST, Apple Macintosh, ZX Spectrum, Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, Commodore Amiga, Commodore CDTV, CD-i, Windows, Game Boy Advance, iOS

Genre: Strategy game

Publisher: Cinemaware

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Lock-On

Lock-On

Platform: Arcade; IBM PC; Atari ST

Genre: First-person shooter Combat flight simulator

Publisher: Tatsumi (Japan) Data East (US)

GBA Championship Basketball: Two-on-Two

GBA Championship Basketball: Two-on-Two

Platform: MS-DOS, Amiga, Apple IIGS, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, ZX Spectrum, Commodore 64

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Activision

Home videos

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

The Money Pit

Studio: MCA Home Video

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Jiminy Cricket's Christmas

Studio: Walt Disney Home Video

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Funny Lady

Studio: RCA/Columbia Pictures Home Video

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A Nightmare on Elm Street 2: Freddy's Revenge

Studio: Media Home Entertainment

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The Incredible Human Machine

Studio: National Geographic Video (page does not exist)

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