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Sunday 26 January 1986

It was Sunday, under the sign of Aquarius (see planets position on January 26, 1986). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Eléonore Boccara and Shantelle Malawski. In that special week of January people in US were listening to That's What Friends Are For by Dionne & Friends. In UK West End Girls by Pet Shop Boys was in the top 5 hits. Lady Jane, directed by Trevor Nunn, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986 while Only One Woof by James Herriot was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Running Scared. If you liked videogames you were probably playing 180 or Daikaijū no Gyakushū.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

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What the sky looked like on 26 January 1986

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Movies

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

Lady Jane

Directed by: Trevor Nunn

Starring: Helena Bonham Carter, Cary Elwes, John Wood, Michael Hordern

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Highlander

Directed by: Russell Mulcahy

Starring: Christopher Lambert, Sean Connery, Clancy Brown, Roxanne Hart

Country: United States

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Pretty in Pink

Directed by: Howard Deutch

Starring: Molly Ringwald, Jon Cryer, Harry Dean Stanton, Annie Potts

Country: United States

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F/X

Directed by: Robert Mandel

Starring: Bryan Brown, Brian Dennehy, Diane Venora, Cliff De Young

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Down and Out in Beverly Hills

Directed by: Paul Mazursky

Starring: Nick Nolte, Bette Midler, Richard Dreyfuss, Little Richard

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TV Series

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

Running Scared

Directed by: Not Specified

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Arsenal

Directed by: Steven C. Miller

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Heart of the High Country

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Inside

Directed by: Jeff Mahler

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Blind Date

Directed by: Blake Edwards

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 26 January 1986 ?

Holidays:
  • Roman Empire - third day of the Sementivae in honor of Ceres and Terra.
  • Feast day of the following saints in the Roman Catholic Church: Timothy and Titus
  • Saint Paula
  • Polycarp
  • Saint Alberic
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Super Bowl XX: Chicago Bears beat New England Patriots, 46-10 in New Orleans, Louisiana; Most Valuable Player: Richard Dent, Defensive End.
  • Val Skinner wins LPGA Mazda Golf Classic.
  • Hein Vergeer becomes European skating champ.

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Sport Games on 26 January 1986

NFL
American Football
  • New England Patriots - Chicago Bears : 10 - 46
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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on January 26, 1986 - Geocentric view

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Magazine Covers

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

Life magazine Beano comics

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Books

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

Only One Woof

By: James Herriot

Gyp, a cheerful but always silent sheep dog, startles everyone with uncharacteristic behavior during the championship sheep dog trials.

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Comet

By: Carl Sagan and Ann Druyan

WHAT ARE THESE GRACEFUL VISITORS TO OUR SKIES? WE NOW KNOW THAT THEY BRING BOTH LIFE AND DEATH AND TEACH US ABOUT OUR ORIGINS.Comet

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The Mammoth Hunters

By: Jean M. Auel

Once again Jean M. Auel opens the door of a time long past to reveal an age of wonder and danger at the dawn of the modern human race.

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London Match

By: Len Deighton

Long-awaited reissue of the final part of the classic spy trilogy, GAME, SET and MATCH, when the Berlin Wall divided not just a city but a world.The

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Daikaijū no Gyakushū

Daikaijū no Gyakushū

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Shooter

Publisher: Taito Corporation

180

180

Platform: ZX Spectrum Commodore 64 Amstrad CPC Atari 8-bit MSX

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Mastertronic Added Dimension

Championship Wrestling

Championship Wrestling

Platform: Apple IIgs, Atari ST, Commodore 64

Genre: Professional wrestling[1] Fighting

Publisher: Epyx

Gemstone Healer

Gemstone Healer

Platform: Apple II, Commodore 64

Genre: Action Adventure Game

Publisher: SSI

The Bard's Tale II: The Destiny Knight

Platform: Amiga, Apple II, Apple IIGS, Commodore 64, DOS, NEC PC-9801

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: Electronic Arts

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Home videos

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

The Absent-Minded Professor

Studio: Colorized version.

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The Jolson Story

Studio: RCA/Columbia Pictures Home Video

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Funny Lady

Studio: RCA/Columbia Pictures Home Video

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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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