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Wednesday August 27, 1986

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Virgo (see planets position on August 27, 1986). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Sebastian Kurz and Big K.R.I.T.. In that special week of August people in US were listening to Higher Love by Steve Winwood. In UK The Lady In Red by Chris De Burgh was in the top 5 hits. Children of a Lesser God, directed by Randa Haines, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986 while A Light In The Attic by Shel Silverstein was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Grand Prix der Volksmusik. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Commando Libya or Dynamite Dan II.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 27 August 1986

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Movies

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

Children of a Lesser God

Directed by: Randa Haines

Starring: William Hurt, Marlee Matlin, Piper Laurie, Philip Bosco

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Seize the Day

Directed by: Fielder Cook

Starring: Robin Williams, Richard B. Shull, David Bickford, Glenne Headly

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Blue Velvet

Directed by: David Lynch

Starring: Isabella Rossellini, Kyle MacLachlan, Dennis Hopper, Laura Dern

Country: United States

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River's Edge

Directed by: Tim Hunter

Starring: Crispin Glover, Keanu Reeves, Ione Skye, Daniel Roebuck

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Extremities

Directed by: Robert M. Young

Starring: Farrah Fawcett, James Russo, Alfre Woodard, Diana Scarwid

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TV Series

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

Grand Prix der Volksmusik

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La corrida

Directed by: Not specifed

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Siskel & Ebert

Starring: Roger Ebert, Gene Siskel

Country: United States

Pee-wee's Playhouse

It's Garry Shandling's Show.

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 27 August 1986 ?

Holidays:
  • Moldova - Independence Day (from the USSR, 1991)
  • Roman festivals - Volturnalia held in honor of Volturnus
  • RC Saints - Saint Monica of Hippo
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Emmy News and Documentaries Award presentation

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on August 27, 1986 - Geocentric view

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Magazine Covers

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

Life magazine Beano comics

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Books

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

A Light In The Attic

By: Shel Silverstein

Last night, while I lay thinking here,Some Whatifs crawled inside my earAnd pranced and partied all night longAnd sang their same old Whatif song:Whatif I flunk that test?Whatif

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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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Last Of The Breed

By: Louis L'Amour

“For sheer adventure L’Amour is in top form.”—Kirkus Reviews Here is the kind of authentically detailed epic novel that has become Louis L’Amour’s hallmark.

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James Herriot'S Dog Stories

By: James Herriot

In this very special, heart-warming collection of favorite stories about dogs great and small, James Herriot tells us about his own dogs and all the wonderful people and animals we have

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Dynamite Dan II

Dynamite Dan II

Platform: Amstrad CPC, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: Mirrorsoft

Commando Libya

Commando Libya

Platform: Commodore 64

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Contact Sam Cruise

Contact Sam Cruise

Platform: ZX Spectrum

Genre: Arcade adventure

Publisher: Microsphere

3-D Thunder Ceptor II

3-D Thunder Ceptor II

Platform: Arcade

Genre: 3D shooter

Publisher: Namco

Baluba-Louk No Densetsu

Baluba-Louk No Densetsu

Platform: Arcade Game, NES

Genre: Platform game

Publisher: Able

Home videos

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

Snowballing

Studio: Prism Entertainment

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The Jewel of the Nile

Studio: CBS/Fox Video

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Back to the Future

Studio: MCA Home Video

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Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom

Studio: Paramount Home Video

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Save the Panda

Studio: National Geographic Video (page does not exist)

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