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Friday October 24, 1986

US date format: 10/24/1986, UK date format: 24/10/1986

It was Friday, under the sign of Scorpio (see birth chart on October 24, 1986). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Drake (entertainer) and Oliver Jackson-Cohen. 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 The Beet Queen by Louise Erdrich was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Unnatural Causes. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Bombo or Into the Eagle's Nest.
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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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Stand by Me

Directed by: Rob Reiner

Starring: Wil Wheaton, River Phoenix, Corey Feldman, Jerry O'Connell

Country: United States of America

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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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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:
  • Also see October 24 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • In The Fellowship of the Ring, by J.R.R. Tolkien, the date is mentioned to Frodo Baggins by Gandalf upon his waking in Rivendell.
  • Discordianism - Maladay
  • Zambia - Independence Day (1964)
  • R.C. Saints - optional memorial of Antonio Maria Claret
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Great Britain drops diplomatic relations with Syria
  • Lambda Sigma Gamma Sorority Inc. was founded at Sacramento State by Linda V. Fuentes and 26 Founding Mothers.

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Planetary positions on October 24, 1986 - Geocentric view

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Books

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

The Beet Queen

By: Louise Erdrich

On a spring morning in 1932, young Karl and Mary Adare arrive by boxcar in Argus, North Dakota. After being orphaned in a most peculiar way, they seek refuge in the

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The Good Mother

By: Sue Miller

Recently divorced, Anna Dunlap has two passionate attachments: her daughter, four-year-old Molly, and her lover, Leo, the man who makes her feel beautiful -- and sexual -- for the first time.

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Suspects

By: William J. Caunitz

Brooklyn. Early June. A man strolls into a candy store, pulls out a sawed-off shotgun, and blows away two people: owner Yetta Zimmerman and her customer, NYPD Lt.

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Fortune Of Fear

By: L. Ron Hubbard

The Voltarian invaders are getting down and dirty . . . in the deadliest of games.The price: Planet Earth.Voltarian Royal Officer Jettero Heller has heart, nerve and a quick mind on

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Mappy-Land

Platform: Nintendo Entertainment System, Wii U Virtual Console

Genre: Action, Platform game

Publisher: NA: Taxan JP: Namco Wii U Virtual Console: Bandai Namco Games

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Bombo

Bombo

Platform: Commodore 64

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Rino

Agent X

Agent X

Platform: Sinclair Spectrum

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Mastertronic

Brataccas

Brataccas

Platform: Amiga, Atari ST, Mac OS

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: EU Psygnosis; NA Mindscape

Into the Eagle's Nest

Platform: Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Apple II, Atari 8-bit, Atari ST, Commodore 64, IBM PC, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Stealth

Publisher: Mindscape

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Home videos

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

Top Cat

Studio: Worldvision Home Video

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Funny Lady

Studio: RCA/Columbia Pictures Home Video

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The Journey of Natty Gann

Studio: Walt Disney Home Video

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Care Bears Movie II: A New Generation

Studio: RCA/Columbia Pictures Home Video

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The Incredible Human Machine

Studio: National Geographic Video (page does not exist)

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