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Monday 24 March 1986

It was Monday, under the sign of Aries (see planets position on March 24, 1986). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Val Chmerkovskiy and Lucie Lucas. In that special week of March people in US were listening to Rock Me Amadeus by Falco. In UK Chain Reaction by Diana Ross was in the top 5 hits. Critters, directed by Stephen Herek, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986 while No Laughing Matter by Joseph Heller and Speed Vogel was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Magnus. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Alter Ego or Captured.
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What the sky looked like on 24 March 1986

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Movies

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

Critters

Directed by: Stephen Herek

Starring: Dee Wallace, M. Emmet Walsh, Billy Green Bush, Scott Grimes

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Miracles

Directed by: Jim Kouf

Starring: Tom Conti, Teri Garr, Paul Rodriguez, Christopher Lloyd

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Born American

Directed by: Renny Harlin

Starring: Mike Norris, Steve Durham, David Coburn, Thalmus Rasulala

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Lucas

Directed by: David Seltzer

Starring: Corey Haim, Kerri Green, Charlie Sheen, Courtney Thorne-Smith

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The Money Pit

Directed by: Richard Benjamin

Starring: Tom Hanks, Shelley Long, Alexander Godunov, Maureen Stapleton

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Magnus

Directed by: Benjamin Ree

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Crossroads

Directed by: Walter Hill

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Treffpunkt Flughafen

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Running Scared

Directed by: Not Specified

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That's Entertainment

Directed by: Jr. Jack Haley

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 24 March 1986 ?

Holidays:
  • World Tuberculosis Day.
  • Saint Simeon (died 1475)
  • Ancient Latvia - Kazimiras Diena observed.
  • Saint Catharine of Sweden ((died 1381)
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Facts:
  • 58th Academy Awards - Out of Africa, William Hurt and G Page win
  • NASA publishes Strategy for Safely Returning the Space Shuttle to Flight Status.
  • Suriname army Captain Etienne Boerenveen arrested for cocaine smuggling.
  • US and Libya clash in Gulf of Sidra.
  • The Loscoe gas explosion leads to new UK laws on landfill gas migration and gas protection on landfill sites.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on March 24, 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 ?

No Laughing Matter

By: Joseph Heller and Speed Vogel

MEMOIR It all began one typical day in the life of Joe Heller. He was jogging four miles at a clip these days, working on his novel God Knows, coping

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A Light In The Attic

By: Shel Silverstein

Last night, while I lay thinking here,Some Whatifs crawled inside my earAnd pranced and partied all night longAnd sang their same old Whatif song:Whatif I flunk that test?Whatif

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Dancing In The Light

By: Shirley MacLaine

Now, at a turning point in her life, comes her most revealing and exciting book yet. Outspoken, controversial, talented, and perceptive Shirley MacLaine now takes us on an intimate and fascinating personal odyssey.

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Blessings In Disguise

By: Alec Guinness

The memoirs of the actor Sir Alec Guinness. The book includes pen portraits of such characters as Ralph Richardson, Sybil Thorndike and John Gielgud, as well as accounts of Guinness's film

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Captured

Captured

Platform: Commodore 64

Genre: 2D action platformer

Publisher: American Action

Hollywood or Bust

Hollywood or Bust

Platform: Commodore 64, Amstrad CPC

Genre: Action

Fat Worm Blows a Sparky

Fat Worm Blows a Sparky

Platform: ZX Spectrum

Genre: Maze

Publisher: Durell Software

Laser Hawk

Laser Hawk

Platform: Atari 8-bit

Genre: Horizontally-scrolling shooter

Alter Ego

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

Genre: Life simulation Role-playing video game

Publisher: Activision

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Home videos

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

Single Bars, Single Women

Studio: Prism Entertainment

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The Money Pit

Studio: MCA Home Video

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The Jewel of the Nile

Studio: CBS/Fox Video

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Down and Out in Beverly Hills

Studio: Touchstone Home Video

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Night of the Living Dead

Studio: Hal Roach Studios

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