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Monday 27 January 1986

It was Monday, under the sign of Aquarius (see planets position on January 27, 1986). The US president was Ronald Reagan (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Matt Sanchez and Jessica Dime. In that special week of January people in US were listening to That's What Friends Are For by Dionne & Friends. In UK West End Girls by Pet Shop Boys was in the top 5 hits. Nine 1/2 Weeks, directed by Adrian Lyne, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1986 while The Secrets Of Harry Bright by Joseph Wambaugh was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Running Scared. If you liked videogames you were probably playing 180 or Bombo.
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What the sky looked like on 27 January 1986

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Movies

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

Nine 1/2 Weeks

Directed by: Adrian Lyne

Starring: Mickey Rourke, Kim Basinger, Margaret Whitton, David Margulies

Country: United States

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Wildcats

Directed by: Michael Ritchie

Starring: Goldie Hawn, Swoosie Kurtz, Robyn Lively, Brandy Gold

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The Delta Force

Directed by: Menahem Golan

Starring: Chuck Norris, Lee Marvin, Martin Balsam, Joey Bishop

Country: United States

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Lady Jane

Directed by: Trevor Nunn

Starring: Helena Bonham Carter, Cary Elwes, John Wood, Michael Hordern

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Highlander

Directed by: Russell Mulcahy

Starring: Christopher Lambert, Sean Connery, Clancy Brown, Roxanne Hart

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Running Scared

Directed by: Not Specified

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Arsenal

Directed by: Steven C. Miller

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Heart of the High Country

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Inside

Directed by: Jeff Mahler

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Blind Date

Directed by: Blake Edwards

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 27 January 1986 ?

Holidays:
  • UN ? International Holocaust Memorial Day
  • Germany ? Gedenktag fnr die Opfer des Nationalsozialismus (Commemoration Day for the Victims of National Socialism).
  • Catholicism ? Catholic Schools Week.
  • Poland ? Dzie? Pami?ci Ofiar Nazizmu (Memorial Day for the Victims of Nazism).
  • Italy ? Giorno della Memoria (Memorial Day).
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Lilli Palmer: German actress, with numerous awards and two Golden Globe nominations to her credit.
  • L Ron Hubbard: Novelist / founder (Church of Scientology), dies at 74.
Facts:
  • 13th American Music Awards: Whitney Houston, Huey Lewis and Crystal Gayle.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on January 27, 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 ?

The Secrets Of Harry Bright

By: Joseph Wambaugh

All that lives in the desert around Mineral Springs are lizards, motorcycle gangs and drug addicts. So it is odd to find a corpse in a burned-out Rolls Royce.

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Galapagos

By: Kurt Vonnegut

Galápagos takes the reader back one million years, to A.D. 1986. A simple vacation cruise suddenly becomes an evolutionary journey. Thanks to an apocalypse, a small group of survivors stranded on

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Secrets

By: Danielle Steel

Danielle Steel, America’s number-one best-selling novelist, has held millions spell-bound with such novels as Family Album, Full Circle, and Changes.

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House

By: Tracy Kidder

Tracy Kidder takes readers to the heart of the American Dream: the building of a family's first house with all its day-to-day frustrations, crises, tensions, challenges, and triumphs.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

180

180

Platform: ZX Spectrum Commodore 64 Amstrad CPC Atari 8-bit MSX

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Mastertronic Added Dimension

Fantasy Zone

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

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Bombo

Bombo

Platform: Commodore 64

Genre: Platform

Publisher: Rino

Infiltrator

Infiltrator

Platform: Amstrad CPC, Apple II, Atari 8-bit, Commodore 64, DOS, NES, ZX Spectrum

Genre: Action

Publisher: U.S. Gold, Mindscape

Banana

Banana

Platform: Family Computer

Genre: Puzzle-solving strategy

Publisher: Victor Musical Industries

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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The Journey of Natty Gann

Studio: Walt Disney Home Video

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Back to the Future

Studio: MCA Home Video

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A Nightmare on Elm Street 2: Freddy's Revenge

Studio: Media Home Entertainment

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The Incredible Human Machine

Studio: National Geographic Video (page does not exist)

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