Sunday April 27, 1986

US date format: 4/27/1986, UK date format: 27/4/1986

It was Sunday, under the sign of Taurus (see birth chart on April 27, 1986). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Dinara Safina and Jenna-Louise Coleman. In that special week of April people in US were listening to Kiss by Prince. In UK A Different Corner by George Michael was in the top 5 hits. The Sacrifice, directed by Andrei Tarkovsky, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986 while Necessary Losses by Judith Viorst was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Magnus. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Iwo Jima or Darwin 4078.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Movies

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The Sacrifice

Directed by: Andrei Tarkovsky

Starring: Erland Josephson, Susan Fleetwood, Allan Edwall, Guðrún Gísladóttir

Short Circuit

Directed by: John Badham

Starring: Ally Sheedy, Steve Guttenberg, Fisher Stevens, Austin Pendleton

Country: United States of America

Dangerously Close

Directed by: Albert Pyun

Starring: John Stockwell, J. Eddie Peck, Carey Lowell, Bradford Bancroft

Killer Party

Directed by: William Fruet

Starring: Martin Hewitt, Ralph Seymour, Elaine Wilkes, Paul Bartel

Blue City

Directed by: Michelle Manning

Starring: Judd Nelson, Ally Sheedy, David Caruso, Paul Winfield

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of April 27, 1986?


    Holidays

  • Saint Liberalis
  • Saint Mariana
  • Saint Floribert
  • Rochester, NY: Al Franken Day.
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    Events

  • Sweet Charity opens at Minskoff Theater NYC for 368 performances

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?

Magnus

Directed by: Benjamin Ree

Crossroads

Directed by: Walter Hill

Treffpunkt Flughafen

Madam Sousou

Starring: Anna Panagiotopoulou, Thanasis Papageorgiou, Natasha Assiki, Tasos Halkias

Country: Greece

Saturdee

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Books

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

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

A Perfect Spy

By: John le Carré

Over the course of his seemingly irreproachable life, Magnus Pym has been all things to all people: a devoted family man, a trusted colleague, a loyal friend—and the perfect spy.

Cyclops

By: Clive Cussler

Clive Cussler’s bestselling Cyclops is another swashbuckling NUMA Files adventure! When a financier turned treasure hunter vanishes mysteriously, only Dirk Pitt can prevent an international incident that threatens to start a

The Great Getty

By: Robert Lenzner

from former Secretary of the Treasury William E. Simon: "A riveting account of an enigmatic life and its turbulent aftermath. Lenzner leaves us spellbound by this man of many contradictions.

High Jinx

By: William F. Buckley Jr

The year is 1954, and Joseph Stalin is dead. As the ruthless Laurenti Beria, head of the KGB, plots to succeed him, another drama is taking place in a distant part of the Soviet empire.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Daikaijū no Gyakushū

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Shooter

Publisher: Taito Corporation

Platform: Arcade, Famicom/NES, MSX, PC Engine/TurboGrafx 16, Sega Game Gear, Sega Mark III/Master System, Sega Saturn, X68000

Genre: Scrolling shooter, Cute 'em up

Publisher: JP/NA/PAL Sega; JP GRC; JP SunSoft; JP/NA NEC; BRA Tec Toy

Iwo Jima

Platform: Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Turn-based strategy

Publisher: Personal Software Services

Airheart

Platform: Apple II

Genre: Action, strategy

Publisher: Brøderbund

Darwin 4078

Platform: Arcade MSX

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Data East (arcade) Hudson (MSX)


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