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Sunday October 26, 1986

It was Sunday, under the sign of Scorpio (see planets position 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 Fatherhood by Bill Cosby was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Unnatural Causes. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Aardvark or Imogen.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 26 October 1986

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Movies

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

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

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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.

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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 this day

Planetary positions on October 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 ?

Fatherhood

By: Bill Cosby

From one of America's most beloved funnymen comes a hilarious look at the lighter side of fatherhood. So, what is fatherhood...?It's

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Star Woman

By: Lynn V. Andrews

Join Lynn Andrews on her personal vision quest as she searches for an ancient knowledge to bridge the gap between the primal mind and white consciousness, guided by a white stallion

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Fortune Of Fear

By: L. Ron Hubbard

The Voltarian invaders are getting down and dirty . . . in the deadliest of games.The price: Planet Earth.Voltarian Royal Officer Jettero Heller has heart, nerve and a quick mind on

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A Matter Of Honor

By: Jeffrey Archer

It seems innocent enough. A disgraced British colonel bequeaths a mysterious letter to his only son. But the moment Adam Scott opens the yellowing envelope, he sets into motion

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Mean 18

Mean 18

Platform: Amiga, Apple IIGS, Atari 7800, Atari ST, MS-DOS, among others

Genre: Golf

Aardvark

Aardvark

Platform: Atari 8-bit, Commodore 64, Commodore 16

Genre: Maze

Publisher: Bug-Byte

Imogen

Imogen

Platform: BBC Micro, Acorn Electron

Genre: Puzzle / platform game

Publisher: Micro Power Superior Software

Mermaid Madness

Mermaid Madness

Platform: Amstrad CPC Commodore 64 ZX Spectrum

Genre: Action-adventure game

Publisher: Electric Dreams Software

Brataccas

Brataccas

Platform: Amiga, Atari ST, Mac OS

Genre: Action-adventure

Publisher: EU Psygnosis; NA Mindscape

Home videos

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

Primal Impulse

Studio: Force Video

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The Jewel of the Nile

Studio: CBS/Fox Video

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The Journey of Natty Gann

Studio: Walt Disney Home Video

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Night of the Living Dead

Studio: Hal Roach Studios

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Save the Panda

Studio: National Geographic Video (page does not exist)

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