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Monday May 26, 1986

It was Monday, under the sign of Gemini (see planets position on May 26, 1986). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Astrid Berges-Frisbey and Adeline Chetail. In that special week of May people in US were listening to Greatest Love Of All by Whitney Houston. In UK The Chicken Song by Spitting Image was in the top 5 hits. Mona Lisa, directed by Neil Jordan, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986 while The Book Of Abraham by Marek Halter was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching A Very Peculiar Practice. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Dan Dare: Pilot of the Future or Chiller.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 26 May 1986

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Movies

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

Mona Lisa

Directed by: Neil Jordan

Starring: Bob Hoskins, Cathy Tyson, Michael Caine, Robbie Coltrane

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Back to School

Directed by: Alan Metter

Starring: Rodney Dangerfield, Sally Kellerman, Burt Young, Keith Gordon

Country: United States

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Belizaire the Cajun

Directed by: Glen Pitre

Starring: Armand Assante, Gail Youngs, Michael Schoeffling, Stephen McHattie

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Janbaaz

Directed by: Feroz Khan

Starring: Feroz Khan, Anil Kapoor, Dimple Kapadia, Amrish Puri

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The Manhattan Project

Directed by: Marshall Brickman

Starring: John Lithgow, Christopher Collet, Richard Council, Robert Schenkkan

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TV Series

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

A Very Peculiar Practice

Starring: Peter Davison, Graham Crowden, Barbara Flynn, David Troughton

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Rambo

Directed by: lionsgate

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Magnus

Directed by: Benjamin Ree

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Crossroads

Directed by: Walter Hill

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Klingendes Österreich

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 26 May 1986 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Germain of Paris
  • Blessed Pieter of Ter Duinen
  • Saint William of Aquitaine
  • Saint Simitrius
  • Saint Philip Neri (died 1595)
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Facts:
  • The European Community adopts the European flag.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on May 26, 1986 - Geocentric view

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Magazine Covers

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

Life magazine Beano comics

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Books

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

The Book Of Abraham

By: Marek Halter

General; Historical fiction; History; Jews;

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All God'S Children Need Traveling Shoes

By: Maya Angelou

In 1962 the poet, musician, and performer Maya Angelou claimed another piece of her identity by moving to Ghana, joining a community of "Revolutionist Returnees" inspired by the promise of pan-Africanism.

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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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Necessary Losses

By: Judith Viorst

From grief and mourning to aging and relationships, poet and Redbook contributor Judith Viorst presents a thoughtful and researched study in this examination of love, loss, and letting go.Drawing

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Dan Dare: Pilot of the Future

Dan Dare: Pilot of the Future

Platform: ZX Spectrum Amstrad CPC Commodore 64

Genre: Action Adventure

Publisher: Virgin Interactive, Electronic Arts

Falklands '82

Falklands '82

Platform: ZX Spectrum, Commodore 64

Genre: Turn-based strategy

Publisher: Personal Software Services

Chiller

Platform: Arcade, Nintendo Entertainment System,

Genre: Light-gun games

Publisher: Exidy, American Game Cartridges (NES - US), HES (NES - Australia)

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Highlander

Highlander

Platform: Commodore 64 ZX Spectrum

Genre: Action, beat-em-up

Publisher: Ocean Software Ltd

Lock-On

Lock-On

Platform: Arcade; IBM PC; Atari ST

Genre: First-person shooter Combat flight simulator

Publisher: Tatsumi (Japan) Data East (US)

Home videos

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

Bloody Birthday

Studio: Prism Entertainment

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Snowballing

Studio: Prism Entertainment

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Yukon Passage

Studio: National Geographic Video (page does not exist)

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Funny Lady

Studio: RCA/Columbia Pictures Home Video

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A Nightmare on Elm Street 2: Freddy's Revenge

Studio: Media Home Entertainment

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