Sunday October 26, 1986

US date format: 10/26/1986, UK date format: 26/10/1986

It was Sunday, under the sign of Scorpio (see birth chart on October 26, 1986). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Schoolboy Q and Ibor Bakar. In that special week of October people in US were listening to True Colors by Cyndi Lauper. In UK True Blue by Madonna was in the top 5 hits. Nobody's Fool, directed by Evelyn Purcell, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986 while The Good Mother by Sue Miller was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Unnatural Causes. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Larn or The Goonies.
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What the sky looked like on 26 October 1986

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Movies

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Nobody's Fool

Directed by: Evelyn Purcell

Starring: Rosanna Arquette, Eric Roberts, Mare Winningham, Jim Youngs

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Stand by Me

Directed by: Rob Reiner

Starring: Wil Wheaton, River Phoenix, Corey Feldman, Jerry O'Connell

Country: United States of America

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The Wraith

Directed by: Mike Marvin

Starring: Charlie Sheen, Nick Cassavetes, Sherilyn Fenn, Randy Quaid

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The Fringe Dwellers

Directed by: Bruce Beresford

Starring: Kristina Nehm, Justine Saunders, Bob Maza, Kylie Belling

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From Beyond

Directed by: Stuart Gordon

Starring: Jeffrey Combs, Barbara Crampton, Ted Sorel, Ken Foree

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TV Series

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

Unnatural Causes

Directed by: Robert Malenfant

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Dossier Verhulst

Softly from Paris

Zen no sekai

Gao yuet ying fei

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 26 October 1986 ?

Holidays:
  • Nauru - Angam Day
  • Austria - National Day: Anniversary of the Declaration of Neutrality (1955)
  • Also see October 26 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • St. Quadragesimus
  • St. Rusticus
Famous Birthdays:
See other famous people born on 26 October
Facts:
  • Into the Light closes at Neil Simon Theater NYC after 6 performances
  • The International World Day of Prayer is held in Assisi, Italy.
  • World Series: The New York Mets defeat the Boston Red Sox in 7 games. This is the second world series title in the Mets franchise. It is also remembered for Game 6, when Bill Buckner lets a routine ground ball hit by Mookie Wilson roll through his legs, letting the Mets win and pull even with the Red Sox in the series.
  • The Big Bang in the London Stock Exchange abolishes fixed commission charges, paving the way for electronic trading.
  • The centennial of the Statue of Liberty's dedication is celebrated in New York Harbor.

Sport Games on 26 October 1986

NFL
American Football
  • Atlanta Falcons - Los Angeles Rams : 7 - 14
  • Cincinnati Bengals - Pittsburgh Steelers : 9 - 30
  • Cleveland Browns - Minnesota Vikings : 23 - 20
  • Detroit Lions - Chicago Bears : 7 - 13
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Planetary positions on October 26, 1986 - Geocentric view

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Books

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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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The Beet Queen

By: Louise Erdrich

On a spring morning in 1932, young Karl and Mary Adare arrive by boxcar in Argus, North Dakota. After being orphaned in a most peculiar way, they seek refuge in the

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The Prince Of Tides

By: Pat Conroy

PAT CONROY has created a huge, brash thunderstorm of a novel, stinging with honesty and resounding with drama. Spanning forty years, this is the story of turbulent Tom Wingo, his gifted

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Red Storm Rising

By: Tom Clancy

Tom Clancy, the #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Jack Ryan novels--including his latest blockbusters Command Authority and Threat Vector--delivers an electrifying tale of international conflict.Using

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Larn

Larn

Platform: Cross-platform

Genre: Roguelike

Labyrinth: The Computer Game

Platform: Apple IIe and IIc Commodore 64/128 MSX2

Genre: Graphic adventure

Publisher: Activision

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The Goonies

The Goonies

Platform: Arcade, Family Computer, Disk System, PC-8801, X1

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: Konami

Darwin 4078

Darwin 4078

Platform: Arcade MSX

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Data East (arcade) Hudson (MSX)

Kane

Kane

Platform: Acorn Electron Amstrad CPC BBC Micro Commodore 16/Plus/4 Commodore 64 ZX Spectrum

Genre: Action

Publisher: Mastertronic

Home videos

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

Back to the Future

Studio: MCA Home Video

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The Sex O'Clock News

Studio: Prism Entertainment

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Top Cat

Studio: Worldvision Home Video

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Bloody Birthday

Studio: Prism Entertainment

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Primal Impulse

Studio: Force Video

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