Saturday May 24, 1986

US date format: 5/24/1986, UK date format: 24/5/1986

It was Saturday, under the sign of Gemini (see birth chart on May 24, 1986). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Ludovic Baal and Mark Ballas. 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 Mammoth Hunters by Jean M. Auel was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching A Very Peculiar Practice. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Big Bucks Trivia or Doraemon.
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What the sky looked like on 24 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 of America

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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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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 24 May 1986 ?

Holidays:
  • Aldersgate Day (Methodism).
  • Canada: Victoria Day, on this date or the Monday before it. In Quebec, it is known as National Patriotes Day (JournTe nationale des patriotes). The holiday is often referred to as "May Two-Four," -- a "two-four" being slang for a case of beer with 24 bottles or cans.
  • Bermuda: Bermuda Day.
  • Eritrea: National Day.
  • Macedonia: Saints Cyril and Methodius Day celebrated as Macedonian Script and Culture Day.
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Facts:
  • Reginald Huffstetler treds water for 985 hours.
  • Margaret Thatcher becomes first British Prime Minister to visit Israel.
  • Country Singer Garth Brooks marries Sandy Mahl.

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Planetary positions on May 24, 1986 - Geocentric view

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Books

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

The Mammoth Hunters

By: Jean M. Auel

Once again Jean M. Auel opens the door of a time long past to reveal an age of wonder and danger at the dawn of the modern human race.

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The Bourne Supremacy

By: Robert Ludlum

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER Reenter the shadowy world of Jason Bourne, an expert assassin still plagued by the splintered nightmares of his former life.

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I'Ll Take Manhattan

By: Judith Krantz

Here is Judith Krantz's greatest triumph--I'll Take Manhattan. In the high-stakes world of magazine publishing, she weaves a dazzling tale of love and betrayal, and creates her most joyous character--sensational Maxi, an uninhibited woman who unexpectedly discovers that her talent …

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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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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Doraemon

Doraemon

Platform: Family Computer

Genre: Action-adventure Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Hudson Soft

Big Bucks Trivia

Big Bucks Trivia

Platform: Arcade Game

Genre: Trivia/game show

Publisher: Dynasoft

Fairlight II

Fairlight II

Platform: Amstrad CPC, Amstrad PCW, Sinclair Spectrum

Genre: Arcade adventure

Publisher: The Edge Software

Darwin 4078

Darwin 4078

Platform: Arcade MSX

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Data East (arcade) Hudson (MSX)

Hottāman no Chitei Tanken

Hottāman no Chitei Tanken

Platform: Family Computer

Genre: Action

Publisher: Use

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 Sex O'Clock News

Studio: Prism Entertainment

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Yukon Passage

Studio: National Geographic Video (page does not exist)

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My Science Project

Studio: Touchstone Pictures

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A Nightmare on Elm Street 2: Freddy's Revenge

Studio: Media Home Entertainment

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