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Tuesday August 26, 1986

US date format: 8/26/1986, UK date format: 26/8/1986

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Virgo (see birth chart on August 26, 1986). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Cassie (singer) and Ely (Star Academy). In that special week of August people in US were listening to Higher Love by Steve Winwood. In UK The Lady In Red by Chris De Burgh was in the top 5 hits. Children of a Lesser God, directed by Randa Haines, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986 while The Eighth Commandment by Lawrence Sanders was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Grand Prix der Volksmusik. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Commando Libya or The Boggit.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Movies

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

Children of a Lesser God

Directed by: Randa Haines

Starring: William Hurt, Marlee Matlin, Piper Laurie, Philip Bosco

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Seize the Day

Directed by: Fielder Cook

Starring: Robin Williams, Richard B. Shull, David Bickford, Glenne Headly

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Blue Velvet

Directed by: David Lynch

Starring: Isabella Rossellini, Kyle MacLachlan, Dennis Hopper, Laura Dern

Country: United States of America

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River's Edge

Directed by: Tim Hunter

Starring: Crispin Glover, Keanu Reeves, Ione Skye, Daniel Roebuck

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Extremities

Directed by: Robert M. Young

Starring: Farrah Fawcett, James Russo, Alfre Woodard, Diana Scarwid

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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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Siskel & Ebert

Starring: Roger Ebert, Gene Siskel

Country: United States of America

Pee-wee's Playhouse

It's Garry Shandling's Show.

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 26 August 1986 ?

Holidays:
  • RC saints - St Zephyrinus, Saint Ninian, David Lewis (one of the Forty Martyrs of England and Wales)
  • Namibia - Namibia Day or Heroes' Day
  • Zanzibar - Sultan's Birthday
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Rosa Mota wins Stuttgart female marathon (2:28:38)

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Planetary positions on August 26, 1986 - Geocentric view

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in August 1986?

Life magazine Beano comics

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Books

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

The Eighth Commandment

By: Lawrence Sanders

When a rare coin vanishes, an appraiser tries to clear her name—and exposes one family’s lethal secretsAppraising rare coins for Grandby & Sons, a venerable Madison Avenue auction house, is a

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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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Slaves Of New York

By: Tama Janowitz

Meet the denizens of New York City: artists, prostitutes, saints, and seers. All are aspiring toward either fame or oblivion, and hoping for love and acceptance.

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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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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Commando Libya

Commando Libya

Platform: Commodore 64

Genre: Shoot 'em up

The Boggit

The Boggit

Platform: Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Text Adventure

Publisher: CRL Group

Empire!

Empire!

Platform: ZX Spectrum, C64, Amstrad CPC

Genre: Strategy / Action

Publisher: Firebird Software

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

Gauntlet II

Platform: Arcade, Various

Genre: Hack and slash, dungeon crawl

Publisher: Atari Games

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Home videos

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

Save the Panda

Studio: National Geographic Video (page does not exist)

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Atocha: Quest for Treasure

Studio: National Geographic Video (page does not exist)

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The Return of the Living Dead

Studio: Thorn EMI

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A Nightmare on Elm Street 2: Freddy's Revenge

Studio: Media Home Entertainment

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Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom

Studio: Paramount Home Video

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