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Friday December 26, 1986

It was Friday, under the sign of Capricorn (see planets position 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 James Herriot'S Dog Stories by James Herriot was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Street Legal. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Miami Vice or Might and Magic Book One: The Secret Of The Inner Sanctum.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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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
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Elsa Lanchester: Lewisham London, England -- Actress (Bride of Frankenstien).
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 this day

Planetary positions on December 26, 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 ?

James Herriot'S Dog Stories

By: James Herriot

In this very special, heart-warming collection of favorite stories about dogs great and small, James Herriot tells us about his own dogs and all the wonderful people and animals we have

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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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The Christmas Day Kitten

By: James Herriot

The famous veterinarian/writer shares the true story of how an independent-minded stray cat gives a woman and her three Basset hounds a Christmas present.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

King's Quest III: To Heir Is Human

Platform: MS-DOS, Apple II, Apple IIGS, Amiga, Atari ST, Mac, Tandy Color Computer 3

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: Sierra On-Line

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Might and Magic Book One: The Secret Of The Inner Sanctum

Might and Magic Book One: The Secret Of The Inner Sanctum

Platform: Apple II, MS-DOS, C64, Mac, FM-7, PC-88, PC-98, MSX, TG-CD, X1, X68000, NES

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: New World Computing Gakken (Japan) StarCraft (Japan) Sammy USA

Mind Walker

Mind Walker

Platform: Amiga

Genre: 3D action platformer

Publisher: Commodore

Miami Vice

Miami Vice

Platform: Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Action

Publisher: Ocean Software

The Black Cauldron

Platform: MS-DOS, Amiga, Apple II, Apple IIGS, Atari ST

Genre: adventure game

Publisher: Walt Disney Personal Computer Software

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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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Top Cat

Studio: Worldvision Home Video

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The Sex O'Clock News

Studio: Prism Entertainment

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Dreamaniac

Studio: Wizard Video

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Down and Out in Beverly Hills

Studio: Touchstone Home Video

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