Friday December 26, 1986

US date format: 12/26/1986, UK date format: 26/12/1986

It was Friday, under the sign of Capricorn (see birth chart on December 26, 1986). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Kit Harington and Hugo Lloris. In that special week of December people in US were listening to Walk Like An Egyptian by Bangles. In UK The Final Countdown by Europe was in the top 5 hits. Assassination, directed by Peter R. Hunt, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986 while His Way by Kitty Kelley was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Street Legal. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Articfox or Fairlight II.
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What the sky looked like on 26 December 1986

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Movies

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

Assassination

Directed by: Peter R. Hunt

Starring: Charles Bronson, Jill Ireland, Stephen Elliott, Jan Gan Boyd

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Emmanuelle 5

Directed by: Walerian Borowczyk

Starring: Monique Gabrielle, Crofton Hardester, Dana Burns Westburg, Yaseen Khan

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Wisdom

Directed by: Emilio Estevez

Starring: Emilio Estevez, Demi Moore, Tom Skerritt, Veronica Cartwright

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Witchboard

Directed by: Kevin Tenney

Starring: Todd Allen, Tawny Kitaen, Stephen Nichols, Kathleen Wilhoite

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Star Slammer

Directed by: Fred Olen Ray

Starring: Sandy Brooke, Suzy Stokey, Ross Hagen, Marya Gant

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TV Series

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

Street Legal

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The Little Vampire

Directed by: Uli Edel

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Alfons Zitterbacke

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Gung Ho

Directed by: Ray Enright

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Blood Red Roses

Directed by: Bill Lyons

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 26 December 1986 ?

Holidays:
  • First day of Kwanzaa
  • Australia - Proclamation Day (South Australian public holiday), for the foundation of the Australian state of South Australia on December 28, 1836 but commemorated on this day.
  • Wrenboys celebrate Wren in Ireland
  • Period of Ursids meteor shower ends about this day
  • Indonesia, Thailand, Malaysia - Tsunami Awareness Day/Tsunami Memorial (or Remembrance) Day
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Captured Iraqi Airways Boeing-737 in Saudi Arabia, about 60 killed
  • TV soap Search for Tomorrow ends 35 year run
  • Doug Jarvis, age 31, sets NHL record of 916 consecutive games.

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Planetary positions on December 26, 1986 - Geocentric view

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Books

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

His Way

By: Kitty Kelley

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • With a new afterword by the author in honor of Frank Sinatra’s 100th birthday This is the book that Frank Sinatra tried—but failed—to keep

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Flight Of The Intruder

By: Stephen Coonts

A smash bestseller that spent over six months on the New York Times bestseller list, FLIGHT OF THE INTRUDER became an instant classic.

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Hollywood Husbands

By: Jackie Collins

Hollywood Husbands are hot...Hollywood Husbands aredynamic...Hollywood Husbands are sexy... Jack Python is the hottest Hollywood Husband of all. He rulesnighttime T.V. and his controversial talk show burns up the ratings, while thewomen he encounters melt.

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Word For Word

By: Andrew A. Rooney

A collection of often hilarious, sometimes sobering, but always interesting observations by America's favorite curmudgeon. Here in a nationwide bestseller is Rooney at his best--articulating the frustrations of modern life.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Articfox

Articfox

Platform: Amiga, Atari ST, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum, DOS, Apple IIe

Genre: Action, vehicle simulation, first-person shooter

Publisher: Electronic Arts

Fairlight II

Fairlight II

Platform: Amstrad CPC, Amstrad PCW, Sinclair Spectrum

Genre: Arcade adventure

Publisher: The Edge Software

Jack the Nipper

Jack the Nipper

Platform: ZX Spectrum, Commodore 64, Amstrad CPC, MSX

Genre: Puzzle, Platform

Publisher: Gremlin Graphics

Lock-On

Lock-On

Platform: Arcade; IBM PC; Atari ST

Genre: First-person shooter Combat flight simulator

Publisher: Tatsumi (Japan) Data East (US)

Ganbare Goemon! Karakuri Dōchū

Ganbare Goemon! Karakuri Dōchū

Platform: Family Computer, MSX, Mobile Phones, Game Boy Advance, Virtual Console (NES version)

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: Konami

Home videos

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

Down and Out in Beverly Hills

Studio: Touchstone Home Video

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The Sex O'Clock News

Studio: Prism Entertainment

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Funny Lady

Studio: RCA/Columbia Pictures Home Video

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My Science Project

Studio: Touchstone Pictures

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The Journey of Natty Gann

Studio: Walt Disney Home Video

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