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Saturday May 24, 1986

It was Saturday, under the sign of Gemini (see planets position 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 All God'S Children Need Traveling Shoes by Maya Angelou was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching A Very Peculiar Practice. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Knightmare or The Legend of Zelda.
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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

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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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Rambo

Directed by: lionsgate

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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.
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Stephen D Thorne: Lieutenant Commander US Navy/astronaut, dies in a plane crash at age 33.
  • Yakima Canutt: Actor / director (Diary of a Young Comic), dies at 91.
Facts:
  • Stanley Cup: Montreal Canadiens beat Calgary Flames, 4 games to 1
  • 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 this day

Planetary positions on May 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 ?

All God'S Children Need Traveling Shoes

By: Maya Angelou

In 1962 the poet, musician, and performer Maya Angelou claimed another piece of her identity by moving to Ghana, joining a community of "Revolutionist Returnees" inspired by the promise of pan-Africanism.

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Bus 9 To Paradise

By: Leo Buscaglia

Paradise on earth? Why not. Our existence is precisely what we make it and by embracing the many pleasures life has to offer, we can have unlimited joy.

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Break In

By: Dick Francis

Steeplechase jockey Christmas "Kit" Fielding has had more than his share of close calls both on and off the course. But trouble hits close to home when a grudge between his

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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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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Knightmare

Platform: MSX home computer

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Konami

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The Legend of Zelda

The Legend of Zelda

Platform: Famicom Disk System; Nintendo Entertainment System; Game Boy Advance

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Nintendo

Breakthru

Platform: Arcade, Amstrad CPC, NES, ZX Spectrum, Commodore 64

Genre: Vehicular combat

Publisher: Data East, U.S. Gold Ltd.

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Bugsy

Bugsy

Platform: Commodore 64 Amstrad CPC Sinclair ZX Spectrum

Genre: Adventure, text

Publisher: CRL Group

Leather Goddesses of Phobos

Platform: Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Amstrad PCW, Apple II, Atari 8-bit, Atari ST, Commodore 64, MS-DOS, TRS-80, TI-99/4A, Macintosh

Genre: Interactive fiction

Publisher: Infocom

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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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Atocha: Quest for Treasure

Studio: National Geographic Video (page does not exist)

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Funny Lady

Studio: RCA/Columbia Pictures Home Video

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Care Bears Movie II: A New Generation

Studio: RCA/Columbia Pictures Home Video

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Down and Out in Beverly Hills

Studio: Touchstone Home Video

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